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“Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you’re a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.” -Tyler Perry     … more

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Tactical Tips: Those Frustrating PDF files

We’re a Mac office at Impact, so if you’re working from a PC, this may not be the tip for you. But when you’re in that particular circle of hell otherwise known as trying to modify a PDF file, Mac … more

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#Wednesdaywisdom

“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” –George Lorimer       Follow us on Facebook @ImpactStories and Twitter @ImpactDC              

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Is the Copy Approval Process Sapping Your Soul?

“The strongest desire is neither love nor hate. It is one person’s need to change another person’s copy.” – Gilbert Cranberg, Columbia Journalism Review I’ve noticed a trend in direct mail schedules over the past couple of years—earlier and earlier … more

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“There is no better exercise for your heart than reaching down and helping to lift someone up.” -Bernard Meltzer       Follow us on Facebook @ImpactStories and Twitter @ImpactDC        

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#Wednesdaywisdom

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire.” —Oprah Winfrey     Follow us on … more

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I’m a Darren Walker groupie. Why you should be too.

Ok, I’ll admit it. I follow him on Twitter. Am subscribed to his YouTube channel and generally devour his writings. His book, From Generosity to Justice:  A New Gospel of Wealth is in the queue. I am a Darren Walker … more

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#Wednesdaywisdom

“One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.” —Michelle Obama     Follow us on Facebook @ImpactStories and Twitter @ImpactDC … more

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Preparing for Year End in a Strange World

It’s that time of year again . . . time to plan your year end fundraising campaigns. But this year, there’s a twist. We’re in the midst of a global pandemic that has already claimed nearly 180,000 U.S. lives. Many … more

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The Next Big Thing

Everyone is talking about “blended gifts” these days. It’s like the intermittent fasting of the fundraising world. It will solve all your problems! It will help you live forever! Well…it just might do that. Yes, many gift officers have been … more

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