The Importance of Donor Cultivation

Tertium Quid – Vol. 2, Issue 7 – By Ric Rodríguez – August 19, 2011 (printable version) Several years ago when I started in the field of consulting, I had a boss whose favorite line was “People give to people and people give to people with good causes.” He said that if people could understand […]

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The Benefits of a Diocesan-Wide Capital Stewardship Campaign

Tertium Quid – Vol. 2, Issue 6 – By Paul Votaw – July 7, 2011 (printable version) The benefits of a diocesan capital stewardship campaign are numerous, surprising, and – frequently serendipitous. I have run into people who actually look forward to capital campaigns. They enjoy the challenge and are looking forward to working with […]

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Strategic Planning – Nurturing Successful Teamwork

Tertium Quid – Vol. 2, Issue 3 – By Howard Craig – March 30, 2011 (printable version) “It’s said that every community. . .needs two essentials to keep it vibrant: memories and dreams. If all we have are memories, we become a museum. If all we have are dreams, we turn into rootless drifters.” (Archbishop […]

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Strategic Planning – Building Your Team

Tertium Quid – Vol. 2, Issue 1 – By Howard Craig – January 25, 2011 (printable version) “But when a plot was made against him by the Jews as he was about to set sail for Syria, he decided to return by way of Macedonia. Sopater, the son of Pyrrhus, from Beroea, accompanied him, as […]

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What is a Strategic Plan?

Tertium Quid – Vol. 1, Issue 8 – By Michael Shumway – December 20, 2010 (printable version) In this space you have been reading a great deal of outstanding information about Mission and Vision. You might be wondering why we are spending so much time on these topics in a series about Strategic Planning. Mission […]

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Mission and Vision – The Heart of Strategic Planning

Tertium Quid – Vol. 1, Issue 7 – By Bentley Foster – November 24, 2010 (printable version) Our first article on planning stated, “Planning begins by defining a clear mission – why we exist, and then articulating a vision – what we will do about it – that enables the organization to carry out its […]

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Strategic Planning: A Process and a Journey

Tertium Quid – Vol. 1, Issue 2 – By Paul Votaw – April 23, 2010 (printable version) This article is the first in a series on planning that leads to ministry formation. The purpose is to provide short bites of information that will set a framework for enhancing the life and ministry of your organization […]

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