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The Push for Creative Action - An Interview with Evan Woolsoncroft

In this episode, Andrew chats with Evan Woolsoncroft, vice president of philanthropy for Heroic Media.  Andrew invites Evan to share about his work at Heroic Media, and the two discuss the need for proactiveness, innovation, and smart modeling in ministry.  

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Confronting the Fear of Fundraising

 By Mary Walker, Petrus Blog Contributor


 

A group of people are sitting around a table. There are probably some snacks. A leader speaks with passion about some great need in the parish, Church, or community. The leader shares her vision of how major change can come about. She invites...

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Innovation in Partnerships - An Interview with Jack Ziegler

In this episode, Andrew interviews Jack Ziegler, financial advisor for Northwestern Mutual.  Andrew and Jack discuss how we, as individuals, can improve our relationship with money.  They also chat about how we, as fundraising professionals, can better serve our donors by connecting...

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Prioritizing a Culture of Excellence - An Interview with Jeff Schiefelbein

In this episode, Andrew interviews Jeff Schiefelbein, co-founder and culture catalyst for Undivided Life.  Andrew questions Jeff about his role as a culture catalyst, and the pair discusses just how important culture is to organizations of all sizes.  Jeff describes how he encourages...

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The Rule of Radical Generosity

 

“Listen carefully, my son, to the master’s instructions, and attend to them with the ear of your heart. This is the advice from a father who loves you; welcome it, and faithfully put it into practice.”

 

From the very first line in the prologue of his Rule, Saint...

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Open Ears, Open Hearts

 

In this episode, Andrew chats with Anna Sease, Senior Director of Parent & Family Giving at William & Mary.  Andrew and Anna enjoy a lively discussion about creating structure for donors, recognizing and investing in our donors’ needs, and the importance of fostering...

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Joyful Co-Creation with God - An Interview with Vicente Del Real

In this episode, Andrew sits down with Vicente Del Real, founder of Iskali.  Vicente tells Andrew about Iskali’s ministry with Latino young adults, and they discuss the importance of vision and community in ministry.  They also chat about Iskali’s specific fundraising...

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Leaning Into Your Vision - An Interview with Kristian Jaloway

In this episode, Andrew chats with Kristian Jaloway, general manager for nonprofit advising at John Oberg Advisory.  Kristian works as a leadership management coach, specifically for nonprofit and institutional leaders, including priests.  Kristian shares what his role as an executive...

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Freedom in Faith - An Interview with Frank Cummings

In this episode, Andrew interviews Frank Cummings, Director of Development - Arts and Sciences for the Kansas State University Foundation.  Frank shares how he found a career in development that brings him joy, and how he especially enjoys the surprises that come as donor relationships...

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Learning to Tell Your Story - An Interview with Eva Daniel

In this episode, Andrew chats with Eva Daniel, public speaking coach and founder and owner of The Speak Shop.  Eva and Andrew discuss the importance of improving our public speaking and storytelling abilities.  Eva touches on the mistakes people make in their public speaking, and she...

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The Faithful Hairdresser - A Holy Donors Crossover on the Petrus Development Show

 

On this week's episode of the Petrus Development Show, we are hosting a crossover event that introduces you to another Petrus podcast called Holy Donors.  Holy Donors is a collaborative production between Petrus and RED-C Catholic Radio that tells stories of radical generosity that...

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Are The Dishes Supposed To Be Wet?

 


By Andrew Robinson, Petrus President


 

Recently, my family and I stayed in an Airbnb. I had an interesting encounter with an appliance that illustrates a problem that a lot of nonprofit leaders struggle with.

Your dishwasher can actually dry your dishes...

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