Watch the fundraising objections fall to the floor

Last week, I was invited to give a full day Ask Without Fear!® training in Kansas City. We had a blast. One of the exercises involved overcoming objections…even before they come up. The process was: The participants pictured someone on their “chicken list” - a person they were afraid to ask for a gift. They

Fundraising Secret #39: Learn to love objections

If you're going to ask people for money, you've got to learn to love objections. Or at least be comfortable with them! Working on a session for the APRA conference in Boston, I'm relearning how fun objections can be. Seriously, if there were no objections, we wouldn't be needed. It would be so clearly self-evident