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Looking for Career Direction? Try a Little Self-Help

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If you feel uncertain about the course of your career, determining how to choose the correct path forward can feel like a major feat. While advice from friends and mentors can be helpful, don’t forget that you have a close and powerful ally—and resource—in yourself. Self-help for your career can take on many different forms, […]

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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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Template Toolbox | Out-of-Office Email When You’re Going to a Conference

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When you’re out of the office on vacation, the most important part is letting colleagues, clients, and contacts know when you’ll be back and who they can connect with in your absence. But if you’re off to a conference or professional development event, there are other things to highlight in addition to the basics. Take […]

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