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A Reality Check for Nonprofit Professionals: Are You Taking the High Ground?

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Nonprofit Management nonprofit careers nonprofit leadership Outcomes professional developmentWell, that was then. and this is now.

New Report Shows How to Take Your Professional Development Into Your Own Hands

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As a nonprofit professional, how do you learn? That’s why we developed a unique education program for and by nonprofit professionals.

Designing Professional Development for the Distracted Learner

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Clear the Clutter:    I’m also a fan of Marie Kondo’s book and have applied her ideas to building a professional network. Thank you.

Breaking News: Twiddling Thumbs of Nonprofit Professionals Causing Sore Thumbs

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We know that nonprofit professionals are the hardest working folks out there and we want to help you succeed. April Fools. The Point of Impact .

The Art of Tidying of Your Online Professional Network Connections

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These principles are still true today, but a lot of changed with the adoption of online professional social networking sites such as LinkedIn.

Why And How to Manage Your Volunteer Program Professionally

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All this makes their contribution invaluable, but just like with employees, they need to be managed professionally. Volunteer Recruiting.

15 Online Job Boards for Nonprofit Professionals

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Many nonprofit professionals who have weathered years of pay freezes and minimal advancement are ready for a change. The Bridgespan Group.

Taking Your Professional Development Global!

ASU Lodestar Center

When exploring your own professional development, I encourage you to think outside the box when it comes to identifying opportunities as well as ways to fund your experience. This was my first return visit to France since studying abroad in Montpellier twelve years ago. It was wonderful to again be immersed in French culture and language.

A Few Good Tools To Manage Your Online Professional Network Connections

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Back when I first started working, my best professional networking tool was my Rolodex. Professional Networking

Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You

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like to balance two different approaches to professional networking,   strategic and serendipitous. … Read More Professional Networking

4 Smart Ways to Avoid Burnout For Nonprofit Professionals

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Guest Post by Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman, Co-Authors, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. . Take Care of the Basics.

The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

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”    But your inner circle is not your entire professional network. Professional Networking Tips Tools and Tacticscc @bethkanter.

15 Online Job Boards for Nonprofit Professionals

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And 2014 could be a great year to secure a new position. Aid Jobs (International) aidjobs.org  —  @aidjobs. 2. The Bridgespan Group.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

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How about you? call it my “ To Do, To Done, Don’t Do, Reflection List.” Year in Review. My Three Themes: . What about you?

Crossing the Professional-Amateur Line

Museum 2.0

As our culture explodes in embracing creativity across the professional/amateur spectrum, museums have two choices: we can sharpen the line.

5 Self-Care Hacks that Nonprofit Professionals Can Use in a Crisis

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Flickr Photo by Evil Erin. There are two ways to approach self-care: Preventative and Episodic. Self-Care Hacks to Use in a Crisis. 1:  Breathe.

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11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

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Use a Professional Photo for Your Profile Photo. By default, LinkedIn uses the title of your current position as your “Professional Headline.”

A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

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Flickr Photo by Real Blades, Creative Common License. Yesterday, I shared one big tip for not getting stressed out:   Schedule Power Hours. Leadershi

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Use a Professional Photo for Your Profile Photo. By default, LinkedIn uses the title of your current position as your “Professional Headline.”

The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning

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”  I don’t like the term, but it describes when you create a network map of your professional network.

Who Engages in Professional Associations?

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Hager Associate Professor ASU School of Community Resources and Development If you are a working professional, there’s a good chance that you are (or could be) a member of an association of people in your field. As long as professionals have good reasons to join their associations, they probably will. posted by Mark A. Field matters.

16 Professionals Share Nonprofit Technology Advice via Instagram Video

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15-second video interviews are the new elevator pitch. While a few individuals succeeded in just one take, most needed two or three takes.

How can Nonprofit Professionals Create Space for Life and Work? Use the SpaceDeck

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Nina Simon, a long time colleague and author of the Museum 2.0 STILLNESS : quieting the mind and body to develop calmness and focus.

The Self-Taught Analytics Professional

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There are some great professional development resources, information, and training available to you and your organization you may wish to check out.

Evolution of Today’s Nonprofit Professional

ASU Lodestar Center

In addition, I am eager to network with nonprofit professionals throughout the country and especially the Midwest. ASU Lodestar Center.

Four Recommendations for Personal and Professional Branding

Amy Sample Ward

In preparation for their presentation, they circulated a survey to over 200 nonprofit professionals, asking how they use various social platforms.

How To Project A Professional Image

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Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Professional Development Projecting Professionalism

Strength in Numbers: The Benefits of Non-Profit/Professional Partnerships

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And that niche is professionals, across all industries and sectors, who choose to support non-profits by giving of their time and talent.

The Networked Professional: Principles of Effective Online Networking

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How do you balance privacy/security online with professional networking? Networks Privacy Professional Networking

11 Nonprofit Professionals Share Social Media and Technology Advice for Nonprofits via Instagram Video

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” You can view all videos at instagram.com/nonprofitorgs. 1. Alexandra Bezdikian, Interactive Events and Video Producer. TechSoup. 2. RootWork.

Are You Going To Adopt Google+ for Professional Learning/Networking? Why or Why Not?

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Shared on Google + by Abid Shaikh. But remember, the platform is in its infancy and the culture, features, and use cases are unfolding before our eyes.  

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30 Tools Social Media Professionals Can’t Live Without

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Managing multiple social media accounts can be a daunting task. Read More. and lots more! Check out the post to read about these. Related Posts [NEW!]

Honoring both Funders and Fundraisers on National Philanthropy Day

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Happy Thanksgiving…a week early. Thanksgiving is all about friends, family and tradition. And this doesn’t just mean individual donors.

A Reflection on Networked Professional Learning

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What is your system for professional learning?  Black-Crowned Night Heron. What role does social media play in it? reflection

How To Project A Professional Image

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Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Projecting Professionalism Acknowledge mistakes and shortcomings and learn how to correct them.

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Projecting Professionalism Acknowledge mistakes and shortcomings and learn how to correct them.

From comic books to collective impact: The importance of ongoing professional development

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posted by Aaron Stiner , Host Chair. YNPN Leaders Conference. Early in my career it was pretty informal. And the national conference is no different.

Getting the Most out of Conferences for CRM and Integrated Marketing Professionals

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With limited budgets, most of us are only able to travel to a few conferences per year. CRM Planning #bbcon Nonprofit Conferences

Celebrate International Grant Professionals Day

NonProfit Hub

They’re grant professionals, and today it’s all about showing them appreciation! Here are some of our favorite tips that are so easy to implement, you could do them today: Create and sign a proclamation among your chapter or in your community that declares March 18, 2016 International Grant Professionals Day. We want to know.

How To Know When You Are Ready For Your Next Professional Challenge

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