ERIC Number: EJ1016984
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
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Training Champions: 8 Ways to Bring out the Best in Your Major Gifts Team
Herman, Elizabeth B.
CURRENTS, v39 n5 p46-50 May-Jun 2013
In this article, Elizabeth B. Herman, a trainer, facilitator, and coach with 25 years' success leading higher education campaigns and advancement teams, offers the following eight ways to bring out the best in a major gifts team: (1) Match ability and temperament to the job; (2) Allow autonomy and celebrate small wins; (3) Make prompt, fair corrections; (4) If you got it wrong, end it well; (5) Inspire followers with clear intentions; (6) Check your energy at the door; (7) Manage from the inside out; and (8) Lead with love.
Descriptors: Public Relations, Organizational Change, Higher Education, Team Training, Training Methods, Fund Raising, Outreach Programs, Postsecondary Education, Colleges
Council for Advancement and Support of Education. 1307 New York Avenue NW Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 202-328-2273; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.case.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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