Seven Tips for Effective Storytelling

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Seven Tips for Effective Storytelling

Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell popularized the idea that 10,000 hours of practice are necessary to become an expert or master in a chosen field of practice. Our chosen field of practice at donorworx is face-to-face fundraising, which we also like to think of as the art of storytelling. Who better to look to as a […]

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Jet Fuel: Breakfast of Champions!

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Jet Fuel: Breakfast of Champions!

Growing up my grandma always told me that breakfast was the most important meal of the day. I have also heard this from a lot of people. One day, I decided to investigate this for myself (especially since I was not a breakfast person) and came across a some very interesting articles. Here I share […]

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Jet Fuel: 6 Reasons to Exercise your Body

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Jet Fuel: 6 Reasons to Exercise your Body

In this entry I would like to share with you an abstract of a web article that talks about various benefits that exercising your body brings to your daily life, and how it can improve your everyday performance (not only at your job but in all the activities you do, and in your life in […]

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Tips to Talk About Anything with Anyone

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Tips to Talk About Anything with Anyone

Starting up a conversation with a stranger is an essential skill of a face-to-face fundraiser. Sometime it can be a bit stressful as we tend to worry about “What should I talk about?”, “What if there is an uncomfortable silence?” “What if we have nothing in common?” Campaign Leader, Laurie shared some very useful training tips […]

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Jet Fuel Series: Supercharged Snacks!

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Jet Fuel Series: Supercharged Snacks!

  It’s break time, you’re hungry, and you didn’t pack a snack  You start scanning around for the most convenient food available to satisfy your craving. You end up deciding on a bag of chips or a sugary smoothie. Thirty minutes later, you have a sugar headache and a growling stomach.  What to do?! The […]

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“Emotions are the Lubricants of Reason”

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“Emotions are the Lubricants of Reason”

The key take-away from the donorworx 2013 Christmas Campaign training, was the importance of connecting with donors emotionally. Emotion above anything else, triggers people to take action. Sarah Shaw, brought this important learning to light when she showed us a heartfelt video from the organization Paws for Hope, that tells the story of blind dog rescued […]

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Jet Fuel! Javier’s Pump Up!

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Jet Fuel! Javier’s Pump Up!

 Fundraising is a full body experience, it’s dynamic, alive and engaging. To be an AWESOME fundraiser takes energy and effort! In a brand new series called Jet Fuel, Campaign Leader Javier, shares his top tips and ideas for how fundraisers can best prepare to bring their A-game to work.  Stay tuned for blog posts featuring: energy […]

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