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#WednesdayWisdom: Stories and Magic

“People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.” -Seth Godin       Photo credit: Carol Alejandra Hernández Sánchez Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license.

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Truth is the Most Powerful Tool

“What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” -Oprah Winfrey         Photo credit: © Tim Abbott Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license.

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Telling the Truth

“The task of calling things by their true names, of telling the truth to the best of our abilities, of knowing how we got here, of listening particularly to those who have been silenced in the past, of seeing how … more

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: People Give to People

“It is a safe bet that most people respond more forcefully and intensely to other people than to numbers.” –Annette Gordon-Reed   Save Save

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Storytelling Tips from Planned Giving Days

This year, Planned Giving Days was all about storytelling—one of our favorite things here at Impact! It started with John Trybus of Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication. We already loved John before his plenary address last Thursday morning, … more

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: It’s not about the stuff

“Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make but about the stories you tell.” -Seth Godin     Photo credit: © Dave Bleasdale. Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license. Save Save Save Save

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3 Reasons We’re Excited for Planned Giving Days

At Impact we’re busy prepping for NCGPC’s Planned Giving Days Conference on May 25th & 26th. PG Days brings together all types of people in the gift planning profession to learn and network. Two days of educational sessions and events … more

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: We Are Our Stories

“We are our stories; stories that can be both prison and the crowbar to break open the door of that prison; we make stories to save ourselves or to trap ourselves or others; stories that lift us up or smash … more

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Writers Resist

“The numerous tyrannies on our continent have never had a writer worth mentioning on their side.”   –  Isabel Allende Save Save Save Save

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Why Diversity in the Workplace isn’t Enough

Impact was excited to have Howard University graduate Krsnavati Fair as our summer intern this year. Following her time working with City Year, she wanted to learn more about the nonprofit world. Here’s her blog on one of the most … more

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