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AFP WI, Upper Mississippi Valley Chapter Meeting & Education Seminar

September 9, 2014

Topic: Know Thyself: Exploring Asking Styles

Personality plays a major role in our work as development professionals, and we don’t all need to be the same to be effective.  This interactive session will focus on the concepts in Andrea Kihlstedt’s new book, Asking Styles:  Harness Your Personal Fundraising Power.   “The key to asking is knowing (and being) yourself!”  Learn your asking style, discuss practical tips for all four styles (Go-Getter, Mission Controller, Kindred Spirit, Rainmaker), better understand your own strengths and characteristics, and engage with fellow chapter members about how best to maximize your style in working with colleagues, board members, and donors.

Presenter: Jeanie Lovell, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations and Campaign Co-chair, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa

Where: Black River Neighborhood Beach Center
           1433 Rose Street
           La Crosse WI
           608-789-8640

When:  Tuesday, September 11, 2014
           11:45 - noon Registration
           noon - 12:45 Lunch and Chapter meeting
           12:45 - 1:30 Program

Cost:  $12 members    $15 non-members (pay at the door)

RSVP Required by Tuesday, September 2.


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