I was cooking the other day, and the knife I was using simply wasn't cutting it (pun intended!). I kept thinking to myself: There must be an easier way.
I've been thinking about "easier ways" a lot lately. One of my projects here at Evolve has been streamlining workflows, which involves putting new systems in place to support our teams and projects. This work is so important because mitigating pain points allows us all to operate from our zone of genius: that place where we feel excited and energized.
Which is, of course, the place where we do our best work.
What does this have to do with fundraising? Just as we have pain points in business or life or the kitchen, we also have pain points in our fundraising departments. Naming them is the first step to making change.
So, if you’ve been thinking, There must be an easier way in your life and work, we assure you: there is! If you’re ready to address pain points in your fundraising shop, follow these three steps to have your best year yet:
Remember to address these pain points from a solutions-oriented perspective rather than one of negativity or pessimism; this is an opportunity for your team to learn, grow, and raise more money than ever! I can’t wait to hear the creative solutions you come up with.
If you regularly follow this blog, you know that we're all about offering practical advice that you can put into practice right away. That's why, in today's freebie we're sharing a worksheet you can use to identify, prioritize and then strategize on how to fix your pain points. You don't want to miss it.