I haven't officially researched this, but it seems to me that in the last 20 years, Americans have become much more interested in decorating their homes for Halloween. Have you noticed this trend? Decked out homes lead us down a path of coffins and gravestones, eery music pumps out of hidden CD players, and scary artifacts like mummies are around each corner. Other homes take the friendlier Halloween route and offer happy-looking witches, mysterious stews made interesting via the use of dry
You don't need a million ideas to make a million dollars. You need one good idea to make a million dollars. I love that phrase. I love it because it reminds me that I don't need to do EVERYTHING I hear in order to have a successful business. One good idea ... implemented well ... can pay dividends. Where do I get good ideas? I've heard more than once that some people get great ideas in the shower. Personally, I've never had a great idea in the shower. I get good ideas when I take classes.
A couple of years ago I was on a Webinar advocating year-round auction procurement. The best gala chairs I know always have their "ear to the ground" when it comes to getting items for their auction. Here's a recent example. Last week I was in Pennsylvania meeting with a few clients. Over dinner with one group, the two co-chairs and I talked about their upcoming auction and specifically, their items. They felt they needed just a couple more items for their live auction to feel finished. As we
Last week I held a free teleclass teaching you how to procure items for your benefit auction without leaving your home.This week, I'm sharing one of the ideas presented.+++++[CLASS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.]Interested in hearing all 7 secrets for procuring great items? For a limited time, enjoy a recording of the call.+++++From 2009 through 2011 I sold several author-related items at my client's fundraising auctions:4 auctions sold dinners with well-known authors 3
An auction chair recently email me. She wasn't happy. She'd downloaded my free Auction Item Guide, taken a peek at the auction items, and was stunned at what other charities had procured. "How do people even get these things?" she implored. I could sense all this exasperation in her email. +++++ In a hurry? Join me at this no-cost training call (7 Secrets to Procuring Great Items for your Charity Auction … without leaving your house!) this Thursday, Sept 27, 2012. UPDATE: This call has