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How to Survive Under Toxic Leadership

Leadership is a critical part of your work life, and when it’s good, it can have an incredibly positive impact on your career as your entire professional trajectory. But is poor leadership always a signal to leave? Not necessarily. The good news is that poor leadership at a nonprofit can be short-lived and is occasionally […]

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One Thing I Wish I Knew Before … Becoming a Manager

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These days, there is plenty of talk in the nonprofit sector about mentorship, personal advisory boards, and professional development. But at Idealist Careers, we understand that not everyone has access to a cracker jack team of career cheerleaders and sadly, many of us have to navigate our professional path without our own social-impact Yoda. So […]

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A Seat at the Table | An Interview with Leadership Coach Rachel Brownlow Lund

Rachel Brownlow Lund

Leadership coach and Austin Business Journal’s 2018 Profiles in Power Rising Star Rachel Brownlow Lund discusses how being a board member has impacted her career path, and how young people and job seekers can learn to be leaders at any point in their career. Me2Lead Prior to becoming a leadership coach, Rachel Brownlow Lund founded […]

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Becoming an Executive Director | An Interview with Julia Kang

Julia Kang

While there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for landing your dream job, following the lead of your peers can help you discover how your unique mix of passion, determination, experience, and know-how can usher you to fulfilling opportunities. One such story to inspire you is that of Julia Kang, executive director of the nonprofit Top Honors. In this […]

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