Imposter Syndrome in Fundraising + Fundraising Fieldnotes - 6.25.21

If you deal with Imposter Syndrome, you might make these 2 mistakes...

Hey - it’s Jason Yeh 🕺🏻

This is my Friday recap of thoughts I’ve had while helping founders solve their fundraising challenges this past week (6.25.21)

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Imposter Syndrome? You might make these 2 mistakes while fundraising…

A variety of studies estimate anywhere from 2 out of 5 successful people all the way to 70% of the entire population experience imposter syndrome. I’ve certainly struggled with it in my career. First-hand experience has helped me identify when it rears its ugly head during fundraising. 

In a live pitch workshop for the last cohort of Fundraise with Confidence, I saw multiple founders make two mistakes that I attribute at least partially to that common affliction. 

If you deal with imposter syndrome at all, look out for these two blunders in your fundraising pitches. (continue reading…)

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On to the Fieldnotes for 6.25.21…


In case you were wondering if the funding market is still hot😳

Fundraising is hard. Like, really hard. Take care of yourself…

Till next week. Stay adamant and be chased.

Jason

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