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How to Make Pronouns “Business as Usual”

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Have you ever noticed a “pronoun line” line in a colleague’s email signature and wondered why it’s there? Then this article is for you!  A “pronoun” line might be followed by “she/her,” “he/his,” “they/them,” or other designations. It indicates how the person identifies and wants to be referred to in communications. It can be an […]

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Meeting Norms | Our Guide to Getting Started (Part Two)

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You already know that meeting norms can be a game changer, and if you need a refresher, you can read Part One here. Perhaps you’re even convinced that meeting norms could benefit your team and support equity in your office.   But how can you put this information into action? The process of creating shared meeting […]

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Meeting Norms | Our Guide to Getting Started | Part One

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As the concept of equity becomes more mainstream in the nonprofit sector, it is vital to think tactically. What actions can we take within our organizations to meaningfully promote equity, rather than simply give it lip service? Enter meeting norms, sometimes referred to as “working agreements.” In the right hands, meeting norms can be an […]

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Tips to Up the “Wow Factor” at Your Next Job Interview

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In almost every interview, there are some standard questions you can expect to be asked. “How do you manage your time?”, “Where do you see yourself in five years?”, “What has been your biggest challenge?” Sound familiar? It’s up to you to turn these classic questions into opportunities to place in a potential employer’s shortlist […]

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