Elizabeth is a Nashville-based freelance writer specializing in expertise-building, pillar blog posts and white papers. She’s also a 13 year veteran of the ESL/adult language acquisition field.

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How to Ask for What You Need at Work

Even when your nonprofit job is rewarding, there may still be times when you feel compelled to re-examine things a bit, if only to keep yourself on the right track. And one you go down that road of exploring what may need to change, it can be difficult to work up the nerve to ask […]

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3 Unexpected Signs of Burnout

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Sometimes, even with a job that we truly love, feelings of stress and burnout can creep into our day-to-day. While you may be surprised to see signs of fatigue while working in a role in which you feel professionally fulfilled, burnout can happen to anyone. The good news is that the sooner you are able […]

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How to Survive Under Toxic Leadership

Leadership is a critical part of your work life, and when it’s good, it can have an incredibly positive impact on your career as your entire professional trajectory. But is poor leadership always a signal to leave? Not necessarily. The good news is that poor leadership at a nonprofit can be short-lived and is occasionally […]

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Are You Ready to Transition from Volunteer to Paid Staff?

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My field of expertise is Adult Language Acquisition, and when I was in my 20s, I regularly volunteered with a local nonprofit teaching ESL classes to refugees, and I loved it. But when a full-time position as an employment coordinator opened up, I learned that not all volunteer-work success translates to success as a full-time […]

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