When I put my work into perspective, I sometimes felt like I was just chipping away at a huge problem but wasn’t making much of a difference in the grand scheme of alleviating homelessness.
Author Dylan Manderlink
In searching for my first full-time nonprofit job after years of school, volunteering, and interning, I learned a lot about myself and the job-search process.
Please forgive my burgeoning Trekkie cheesiness, but without a Prime Directive, how else can leaders inspire people to boldly go where no man has gone before?
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If you feel lost, underwhelmed, or like you are just being one part of yourself in your career, you may want to reconnect to what I call, the soul of work.
Mastering your mindset, time, and skills will help you become an effective manager. And becoming an amazing manager is one of the surest ways to maximize your impact at work and on the world.
Don’t forget, you’re just getting started.
The concept of leadership can be challenging to those who don’t see themselves among the leaders that are visible in social-change movements. But there are ways introverts can lead.
AmeriCorps represents a great way to get hands-on learning in a cause you care about. As a current AmeriCorps member, I’m excited to offer a few tips and insights that I think will help you before you apply.
As a manager, you have to manage down (your direct reports), manage up (your boss/bosses), and manage across (your colleagues).