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    KNOW VS KNEW

    Posted by Danny Maier on Feb. 27, 2019

    Recently, I was speaking with a close friend who made a bad hire when filling a development position.  "I ultimately went with someone I know, not someone who knew."

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    Topics: Nonprofit Staff, Pat Lencioni, Hiring, Career Growth, Staff Development, Staff

    PROCEED WITH CAUTION

    Posted by Jan Brogdon on Feb. 18, 2016

    You approach an intersection as the light turns yellow. What’s your response?

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    Topics: Hiring

    “HOW DO I FIND A GOOD DEVELOPMENT OFFICER?”

    Posted by Danny Maier on Nov. 3, 2015

    This is a question I often get in my travels and days spent with clients. Of course, the ideal answer to this question is, “you develop a good development officer.” Some of the very best that I have worked with through my years have been homegrown. But that’s not always possible. So what is the key? Fit.

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    Topics: Development Officer, Hiring

    A CLEAR YES

    Posted by Lora Dow on May. 21, 2015

    One of our core beliefs is that you’re only as strong as the team you surround yourself with. That’s true for the Donor By Design team, and we see it over and over again in the staff and volunteer teams we work with.

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    Topics: Leadership, Volunteers, Hiring

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