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It’s never too late to keep your resolutions

It’s now early February, and we are well into 2018. When you and your staff began planning 2018 last year, did you approach it with a wish list of desired accomplishments? Did you and your Board conduct strategic planning meetings and lay out a plan for what you hoped...

Get Creative with your Team Motivation

We talk a lot about how important it is to motivate our volunteers, both during the Total Resource Campaign and following the campaign. But it can be challenging to find ways to motivate those volunteers. Finding creative ways can be even more challenging. Even if it...

There’s A Sponsorship for Everyone

I said recently that sponsorships have a lot in common with Psychology 101 and Maslow’s Hierarchy. Because that is true, it is also true that not all sponsorships are equal. Provide Equal Opportunities While all sponsorships are not of the same value, you do want all...

It’s All About Those Teams

I’ve been talking a lot lately about building a sponsorship campaign and the initial blocks in that process. One of the most important is an organized team. In all actuality, a Chamber really needs two organized teams. The First Team Your first team should be obvious...

Taking the Uncertainty out of Sponsorship

If your chamber is thinking about a sponsorship plan, there isn’t one perfect plan, just like there isn’t one perfect chamber. Your leadership needs to evaluate various types of plans and determine what will work best for your chamber. There are four types of...