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Keeping the Plates Spinning: Time Management and Goal Setting for Development Professionals

Marc A. Pitman, CFCC

Marc A. Pitman, CFCC

Presenter: Marc A. Pitman, CFCC
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2009 @ 10:00 AM
Length: 90 minutes

About the Event

How do you meet your departmental goals when the priorities change daily or hourly? How do you keep all the plates spinning and determine which plates are truly important? When schedules are tight, every unexpected occurrence impacts your entire day. No matter how small the interruption, the ripple effects may be felt throughout your organization! You’ll walk away from this session with incredibly practical tools you can use immediately to help you regain a measure of sanity in your work day. Offices of any size will find this helpful!

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn:

  • Six powerful tools to help tame the task-list tiger
  • How minding your P’s and Q’s can be crucial to getting your important things done
  • Four steps to identifying which goals give you the most return on your investment of time
  • Practical ways to “manage up” so that your supervisor or board understands what you do

Target Audience

All levels

About the Presenter

Marc A. Pitman, CFCC, director of the Foundation of Inland Hospital in Waterville, Maine, is a popular speaker, skilled coach and fundraising expert. He is the author of Ask Without Fear! and founder of, a website dedicated to practical ideas for fundraising more effectively.