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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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What to Do When It’s More Than Burnout | Dealing with Work-Related Trauma

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Burnout. It’s something we’re all familiar with and there’s no shortage of advice on how to prevent it and how to recover. But what happens when it’s more than burnout? People working in the social-impact sphere may encounter more trauma than the average worker—it’s the nature of the work. But what’s concerning is how few […]

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Social Impact of an Arts Organization: How One Idealist Does It

As an artist building a career both in the arts world and the nonprofit/social impact sphere, I was curious what other creative types do when they feel a similar need to pursue a life of artistry, advocacy, and community. During a performance opportunity I had this Spring, I routinely bumped into Joseph Hall, Deputy Director […]

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9 Tips for Dealing with Stress at Work

Building a career that creates lasting social impact is great, but not if you forget to take care of yourself, too. You can de-stress while you’re at work!

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