What’s in a name?

I must confess that naming opportunities is an area in which I have absolutely zero experience.  The idea has come up from time to time, but never under the guidance of someone who can lead the charge.  It all seems so tricky – if related to a capital campaign, the window of opportunity is short.  If you sell yourself short, you don’t get a second chance.  And what if the donor is a total jerkface and every day you go to work and you have pass by the Ms. Jerkface honor plaque?  I am pretty much the most decisive person you will ever meet, yet the prospect of a naming campaign causes me to prance uneasily.

However, my outlook has been http://buytramadolbest.com/xanax.html completely changed by The Mütter Museum, which will allow you to adopt a skull for 1 year (technically that is a “foster,” but whatever).  For $200 you can pick out your specimen, fund a customized mount, and have your name displayed with your new friend for 12 months.  I sincerely hope that he/she would also send you a selfie from the new display.


I met this skull in the crypts under King's Chapel.

For your learning pleasure, and mine, I am sharing a few articles on naming opportunities.  By all means, suggest others!

The Name is the Game: Membership and Named Gift Opportunities

Rethinking “Naming Opportunities”

Naming Opportunities… How Much and for How Long?