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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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Gender Equity In The Office | Advice From Author, Dr. Patti Fletcher

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Over the past year, we’ve all seen the marches, social media campaigns, and high profile court cases. Women are making strides in the workforce, in society, and in the world. And maybe, just maybe, things are starting to change. Unfortunately, gender inequity still exists, even in nonprofit sector. Women make about 80 cents for every […]

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Tips for Mining Success from an Unexpected Place—Failure

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Failure. It’s something we’ve all experienced. And whether or not we see the lesson in our failures immediately, in the long run, our professional failures can turn out to be just as important and influential as our successes. After all, so many great minds have also encountered famous failures resulting in some very well-known triumphs. No […]

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Love Your Organization, but Hate Your Job?

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While you may dream of landing the perfect job at an organization filled with passionate and intelligent colleagues, many of us forget that excitement about the bigger picture—mission, colleagues, job title—doesn’t always result in satisfaction with our day-to-day. If you find yourself in love with your team’s mission, but not your work, it may be […]

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