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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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How Exhibiting Warmth and Strength Could Get You a Promotion

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Research on successful leadership has shown that the combination of warmth (caring for others) and strength (being competent at your job) can be powerful. These skills answer two critical questions: What are this person’s intentions toward me?” and “Is he or she capable of acting on those intentions?” You may already be known for either […]

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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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Which Values Drive Your Career?

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There’s so much talk about values in the workplace—often applied to an organization, not an individual—that it’s sometimes hard to make your personal values concrete in the midst of it all. Why is it so important to know what you value? Your unique values drive your behavior, even if you’re not conscious of it. They […]

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