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3 Ways to Build Mentorship into Your Career

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Regardless of where you are in your career, mentorship can play a pivotal role in helping you to feel motivated and engaged with your work on a daily basis. What many social-impact professionals don’t often realize is that mentorship doesn’t need to come in the more traditional form of a senior-level manager guiding an entry-level employee. […]

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4 Words You’re Using at Work That May Be Holding You Back

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Communication is one of the most important skills to have in your professional tool belt. Tone, the ability to be concise, and good listening skills are all important, but ultimately, words matter most. That’s why it’s important to recognize how your word choice can help you, and when it’s holding you back. The words you […]

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How to Be a Social-Impact Storyteller

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As social-impact professionals, the ability to tell a good story can be the difference between engaging our community with the work we do and learning too late that no one truly understands our organization’s mission. Tomorrow is National Tell a Story Day and to celebrate, we’re thinking about the role that stories play in our […]

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3 Ways to Take Risks for a More Fulfilling Career

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When was the last time you took a career risk? If you can’t quite remember, consider taking even a small leap today, in celebration of Take a Chance Day. To apply the spirit of the day toward your professional goals, try these three approaches to help you take healthy chances for a more enriching career. […]

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