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2 Activities to Help You Start the Diversity Conversation

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To do deep work around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), it is important for staff to be able to talk about issues that may feel uncomfortable or scary. Issues of racism, for example, can be polarizing. But organizations who want to lead with DEI values need to be able to create an environment that promotes […]

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What Elite Athletes Can Teach Us About The Value of Rest

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Few understand tough, physical work, commitment, and goal-oriented thinking like elite athletes. They rise early, put in dedicated hours of training, and aren’t afraid of pushing themselves in the gym, at the track, or on the court. But it turns out that many in the nonprofit world have a similar drive—one that’s motivated by agency […]

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Meeting Norms | Our Guide to Getting Started (Part Two)

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You already know that meeting norms can be a game changer, and if you need a refresher, you can read Part One here. Perhaps you’re even convinced that meeting norms could benefit your team and support equity in your office.   But how can you put this information into action? The process of creating shared meeting […]

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How to Deal When Work Stress Gets Personal

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“The personal is political” was a popular rallying cry of the women’s liberation movement in the 1970s—but many changemakers in the broader social-impact space still identify with this statement. People are often drawn to social-impact work because of an experience with the cause. But when one is so personally invested, it isn’t always easy to […]

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