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Future of Planned Giving
Planned Giving. Tomorrow …
By: Viken Mikaelian

New Year, New Direction? Stop speculating and find out what the movement to merge planned giving with major gifts and principal gifts really means. Download our Special Report on this…

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What We Don’t Do
By: Viken Mikaelian

Planned giving marketing firms should stick with what they know best. Companies like to boast about what they do. Apparently, many firms also like to do far more than they…

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Get Rid of Your CGA Program!
By: Tom Dieters

Says the panicked board member… until you show him a better way to lower risk.  Has this ever happened to you? A board member or finance officer who is unfamiliar with…

IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions
By: Greg Pierce

Understand the benefits and increase your value to donors.  First let’s clarify any confusion in nomenclature. Sometimes the IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution is referred to as an IRA Rollover gift. This is a sloppy and misleading term, because an IRA Rollover is another distinct process. Better to use the term IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD). 

Add Hours Back Into Your Week
By: Rebecca Langley

A technology round-up to help you increase productivity. If your idea of increasing productivity is petitioning the universe to add a few hours to the day, take heart. There are less…

Get Un-Stuck and Get Moving
By: Karen Martin

This is inspired by: It recently occurred to me that there are many smart people walking around with brilliant ideas in their heads, but just a small few of them…

Prepare and Achieve
By: Viken Mikaelian

Recently I have come across several articles addressing the idea known as “motion vs action”.  According to James Clear, who credits Steve Blank with first writing about the concept, “Motion…

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