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My Career Path From Caterpillar to Butterfly
By Xiomara J. Moncada, senior director of strategic analytics and operations, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California
One prospect research professional shares what she learned about the active transformation from a caterpillar lying in wait to a butterfly who explores, learns and grows.

Thinking About Thinking About...
By Laurie Porter, owner, Research*By*Design
Laurie Porter has been working in prospect research since 1996. Here, she shares words of wisdom from her experience in the field, including the decision to start her own research business and set a less stressful pace for her work life.

Toward a More Holistic View of Moves Management

In this modern era of crowdfunding and viral fundraising campaigns, how do prospect research and relationship management experts integrate the much-vaunted — yet decidedly static — approach of moves management to what should be a flexible, dynamic undertaking?