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Want to be a Mentor? Here’s How | Part 2

It’s never too late to grow in your career and one great way to learn new skills is by helping somebody else find their way, since the most effective learning is often collaborative. Working as a mentor can be a rewarding and dynamic experience for both you and your mentee. You might be surprised by […]

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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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Are You Wired to Drive Organizational Change?

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Every organization needs change agents—people who rethink, redesign, and restructure the way things work. Whether they reimagine entire programs or introduce new systems and technologies, change agents cultivate bottom-up problem solving and informal leadership at their organizations. While many change agents can be found in the upper ranks of an organization, staff outside of the […]

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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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