Career Planning

Development, Fundraising, and Marketing | What’s the Difference?

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If you’ve spent any length of time in the nonprofit world, you’ve almost certainly heard the terms “development,” “fundraising,” and “marketing.” You probably know each job has to do with raising money and awareness. But while some people use the terms interchangeably, these are three distinct specialties—each of which plays an essential role in organizational […]

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In the Office

How to Lead with Courage

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Countless films and books in modern culture have dramatized the critical role of courage in leadership positions. Courageous leaders are lauded for their ability to overcome risks, face their own fears, and achieve their goals against all odds. But you don’t need to be the protagonist in a blockbuster movie to be courageous. When you […]

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In the Office

4 Ways to Show Appreciation for Stand-Out Colleagues

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Is there someone on your team or in your network who has recently gone above and beyond? We all know someone we’d rave about if asked—so why wait until we’re prompted to show appreciation? Don’t just sing their praises out loud; put it in writing! A heartfelt, genuine note about one’s work can be such […]

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Burnout and Balance

Not So Motivated at Work? Try These Strategies

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Everyone struggles with it sometimes. But if left unchecked, a lack of motivation can negatively impact your confidence, attitude, and productivity—both inside and outside of the office. In 2017, it was even reported that 71% of American workers are doing the bare minimum or just plain unhappy at work, which costs employers a whopping $300 […]

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