What kind are you?

During the sermon in church today, David Glusker mentioned a story about Winston Churchill. It’s probably apocryphal, but it went something like this:

An inebriated Winston Churchill to a lady at a party: “Would you spend the night with me for one million pounds?”

The lady, hesitantly: “Well…for a million pounds? I suppose so.”

Churchill: “Then would you do it for 50?”

The lady: “50?! What kind of woman do you take me for?!”

Churchill: “We’ve already established that. Now we’re simply dickering.”

This story really hit me.

What would my decisions have established about me?

Would I ever be in the place of having someone say to me “We’ve already established that…?”

Would you?

Marc A. Pitman

Marc A. Pitman helps leaders lead their teams with more effectiveness and less stress. The author of "Ask Without Fear!®," he is the founder of The Concord Leadership Group and FundraisingCoach.com. He's also the executive director of TheNonprofitAcademy.com and an Advisory Panel member of Rogare, a prestigious international fundraising think tank. He is the husband to his best friend and the father of three amazing kids. And if you drive by him on the road, he’ll be singing 80’s tunes loud enough to embarrass his family! You can connect with him on Google+, on Twitter @marcapitman, and like "Ask Without Fear!" on Facebook. To get his free ebook on 21 ways to get board members engaged with fundraising, go to http://thenonprofitacademy.com/21waysebook

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