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    RESOLUTION: BECOME RICHER, SMARTER AND MORE EMOTIONALLY INTELLIGENT

    Posted by Mike Bussey on Jan. 22, 2018

    This January, the DBD Team is making resolutions to help us be better. Today Mike offers a bold resolution… and a straightforward way to make it happen.  

    How’s this for a bold resolution? Let’s all become richer, smarter and more emotionally intelligent.  The good news regarding this resolution is that there is an easy way to make it happen for all of us: resolve to spend more time reading.

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    Topics: Leadership Development, Resolution

    IF YOU ARE, I AM

    Posted by Jason Fry on Aug. 22, 2017

    Each August, the Donor By Design team meets in Chicago to participate in the Willow Creek Association Global Leadership Summit (GLS). Being the new guy at DBD, this was my first experience and I was blown away.

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    Topics: Leadership, Leadership Development

    BRASS TACKS VS 30,000 FEET

    Posted by Jason Fry on Mar. 13, 2017

    The origin of the phrase “getting down to brass tacks” is most often attributed to the haberdashery trade where “…in order to be more accurate than the rough-and-ready measuring of a yard of material by holding it out along an arm’s length, cloth was measured between brass tacks which were set into a shop’s counter.”* This technique allowed for more accurate measurement and a much more efficient process in custom hat-making.

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    Topics: Leadership Development, Case For Support, Annual, Capital

    ENTERING THE UNKNOWN

    Posted by Lora Dow on Oct. 3, 2016

    This October, the Donor By Design team is tackling spooky situations in development. Join us this month for hair-raising stories and cautionary tales of frightful fundraising!

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    Topics: Volunteer Leadership, Leadership Development, Volunteer Management

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