In the video below, Andy Robinson gets it right! It’s great, he says, to feel comfortable asking, but in the end, you’ve got to get over yourself and remember that what’s important isn’t how you the solicitor feels; what’s really important is how the donor feels. And when a donor has an authentic conversations that result in a gift, he feels great!
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For more information about Brené Brown, see her remarkable TED talk on The Power of Vulnerability.