When people of opposite Asking Styles come to appreciate each other’s strengths, they can be the best, most effective teams. Read how Alison Kear and Carlette Mack combine their very different styles.
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Andrea reflects on her personal Asking Style.
What’s an Asking Style? You might well ask, because most people in fundraising worry more about the donor’s style than they do figuring how they can ask for a gift in the way that makes them comfortable and effective.
One of the most surprising aspects of Asking Matters is that Kindred Spirits, those people who are introvert and intuitive, can be wonderful at asking for gifts. Pam Grow tells her story of being a Kindred Spirit whose success is based in large part on being a good listener and caring for others.
Susan Cain’s book, Quiet, provides a well-researched look at the underpinnings of the ideas captured in Asking Styles. She explains in lively detail the complex issues of introversion and extroversion and makes a strong and compelling case for the power of the quieter people among us.
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This recording describes the role of the solicitor as the guide for the asking conversation. This innovative approach encourages the solicitor to be a good listener.