United Way of Miami-Dade Sharpens Their Fund-Raising Skills Through the Training Provided by the Tye Maner Group

Tampa, FL, September 20, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Selling a product is hard enough in today’s economic climate. But for non-profits, fund-raising efforts may be even harder. However, thanks to the Tye Maner Group, the development team at the United Way of Miami-Dade learned how to sharpen their skills for maximize fund-raising efforts.

Conducting two seminars, President Tye Maner lead the development team through a series of exercises, case studies and personal experiences covering topics such as attitude, objections, establishing rapport, don’t talk past the sale and how to test the water. The United Way team in attendance was comprised of staff, officers and loan executives.

“I can think of no better organization to help with their selling skills than those who better the lives of needy children and their families,” states Maner. “It’s important that they succeed and the techniques and lessons we provided them will prove invaluable as they continue their fund-raising efforts.”

And the United Way appreciated the support.

"We at United Way of Miami-Dade were very pleased to have Tye Maner train our staff and volunteers,” stated Ana Martinez, director, Development. “His presentations are consistently outstanding. Each program has been filled with energy, professionalism and marvelous advice. He is simply wonderful.”

The Tye Maner Group works with companies nationwide, including those in the Fortune 500. Seminars cover topics such as Essential Selling Skills, Effective Account Marketing, Effective Presentation Skills, Effective Negotiation Skills and Customer Vision. They are on the Web at www.tyemanergroup.com.

Tye Maner Group
Penni McNair