How to Be Transparent With Campaign Setbacks

| January 13, 2017

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“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.” Franklin D. Roosevelt Even successful campaigns face challenges along the way. How your organization reacts to these obstacles impacts your overall success. While your first instinct might be to limit the discussion of challenges with your development team, reaching out to your entire organization, and even to your donors, can be enormously beneficial.

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