Currently Browsing: In the Office

Depressed in the Workplace | How to Survive and Thrive

depression in office

A depression or anxiety diagnosis can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to derail your career. In fact, many professionals navigate similar mental-health issues and, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Major Depressive Disorder affects over 16 million adults every year. It’s normal to have questions about how to handle depression in the workplace. […]

CONTINUE READING

Grant Writing Tips if You’re Not a Grant Writer

woman typing on bench

As social-impact professionals, many of us work at organizations that rely on at least some amount of grant funding for programmatic and staff support. While some organizations are lucky enough to have a grant writer on staff, at other nonprofits, grant application responsibilities fall to whomever has a free moment and some writing chops. If […]

CONTINUE READING

The 4-Step Method to Managing Your Anxiety at Work

breathe

A 2009 New Zealand study found that one in seven women and one in 10 men in high-pressure jobs reported clinical levels of anxiety though they had no mental health history to speak of. This may resonate deeply with those engaged in mission-driven work, where balancing workplace demands with self-care can feel like a tightrope […]

CONTINUE READING

How to Carve Out Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership

business woman

Leaders can be those among us with a real talent for inspiring people, or those who lead by example—showing up every day and doing a great job without much fanfare. They can be found brainstorming solutions to social issues, testing out new ways to engage others to join them in their work, or simply mentoring […]

CONTINUE READING