Jill Nawrocki 12 posts
Jill Nawrocki is a Licensed Social Worker and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer living in Brooklyn. She is an ultra runner, freelance writer, and social justice warrior with a background in program management, direct practice, mindfulness, and advocacy.

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Tune In, Turn Off | The Case for Tech-Free Meetings

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Technology plays an invaluable role in helping nonprofits network with donors and connect with a community of like-minded changemakers. Social media, virtual meetings, and organizational online networks all help us bypass geographical barriers to build connections across the globe—regardless of timezone or city. But as much as these innovations have the ability to increase connectivity, […]

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4 Books to Inspire Summer Adventure

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There’s not always enough time (or money) for social-impact professionals to embark on a truly epic adventure. But with the early days of summer just a few short weeks away, it’s easy to start daydreaming about empty meeting calendars and a few screen-free days to really enjoy the season. Summer vacation is officially on the […]

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Sweat Steady | Make the Most of Your Mornings with a Workout

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It’s not always easy to hit the ground running—especially on days when the alarm goes off before the sun comes up. Still, research suggests those who start their mornings with a workout are more likely to stick with the routine, and continue to reap the benefits of an early sweat session later in the day. […]

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Work in Motion | How to Boost Productivity with Active Meetings

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Flexible hours and dynamic workspaces are becoming mainstays in the nonprofit world, in part because accommodating busy lives and providing a change of environment can increase employee satisfaction. But taking meetings outside, to the tennis courts, or along the waterfront has been slower to catch on despite evidence that exposure to movement and Mother Nature […]

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