Hello, July! I hope the first half of 2016 was great for you. The first half of the year was pretty full for me. 4 speaking engagements, lots of webinars, opening registration for the Master Class, and publishing my book! On top of work though, life also happens. I’ve been looking forward to a slower summer where I’ll have plenty of time to relax and process all that’s been happening.
Have a great rest of the month!
Interviews & Resources
Engaging Millennials in Nonprofit Storytelling – The latest installment of my monthly column over on npENGAGE
More Storytelling Tips
Designing for Good is sharing the best non-profit stories of 2016 and there’s some really great ones you’ll want to bookmark!
Telling Your Story Matters – an interesting read on Forbes.com
YNPN has been running a really interesting fundraising campaign that features some very cool stories. Check out this one from Emily Davis.
My colleague, Alia McKee, from Sea Change Strategies recently gave an amazing talk at Personal Democracy Forum on compassion. Not only is it an amazing talk, it’s a wonderful example of personal storytelling.
Why You Should Aim for 100 Rejections in a Year – Although this is an article written for literary writers about rejections from publishers, there is a lot fundraisers can take away from this. This year, I’m personally thinking about trying to fail spectacularly at least once. Why? To push my boundaries, find new edges, and play really big