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Stop Repeating the Same Career Mistake

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Groundhog Day is here and in honor of our favorite fictional weatherman, Phil Connors, we asked you to share stories of career mistakes that feel as though they’re happening on a loop, as well as your sage advice on how to avoid common and not-so-common professional pitfalls. Here are some first-hand-accounts and tips from anonymous […]

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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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Building Community Through Education and Family

When I first interviewed Nicholas Midler, the young philanthropist who founded The Family Connection Kindercamp, I expected to learn how a high school teen was able to found a nonprofit and some of the work that the organization is doing. While the conversation did meet those expectations, something else unexpectedly jumped out at me – the […]

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Creating Your Inner Sanctuary in Globalized Careers

Innovative technology has done a wonderful thing for the nonprofit sector – we can extend our reach beyond our local communities and communicate with people worldwide about our cause. These same changes have also created globalized careers. We can study abroad, readily travel long distances, work remotely, connect online with people in different countries, and […]

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