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ERIC Number: EJ1016984
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0748-478X
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.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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