The Value of Nonprofit Mentors in 2017

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And now more than ever, it’s important to come together and work as allies and mentors. The value of being mentored seems pretty obvious: new skills, confidence, friendship, etc. But allies (mentors, peers, friends) are often essential for success.

Do You Really Need a Nonprofit Mentor?

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And now more than ever, it’s important to come together and work as allies and mentors. The value of being mentored seems pretty obvious: new skills, confidence, friendship, etc. But do you really need a mentor? Why you need a nonprofit mentor.

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Do You Really? ?Need a Nonprofit Mentor?

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Do You Really Need a Nonprofit Mentor? And now more than ever, it’s important to come together and work as allies and mentors. The value of being mentored seems pretty obvious: new skills, confidence, friendship, etc. But do you really need a mentor?

Awesome Association Jobs this Week – March 9

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Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. EMPLOYERS: Want to know how this job board differs from the rest?

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Debbie Laskey On Mentoring

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When I think about excellent mentors in the business world, I think of Debbie Laskey , who has mentored many people during her career. Debbie is passionate about mentoring. So, she's an ideal person to answer the following five questions about mentoring: 1.

Cool Nonprofit Jobs This Week – May 24

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Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. EMPLOYERS: Want to know how this job board differs from the rest?

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Hot Association Jobs This Week – April 19

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Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. EMPLOYERS: Want to know how this job board differs from the rest?

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This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs

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Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. EMPLOYERS: Want to know how this job board differs from the rest?

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Hot Association Jobs This Week – May 17

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Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. EMPLOYERS: Want to know how this job board differs from the rest?

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5 Reasons Why You Should Make Mentoring A Priority

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mentors: Bobby Deleon and Michel Daniel and students from ECHS - Speed Networking. Porter has been a guest poster to this blog in the past and she offered to write up this guest post about mentoring. 5 Reasons Why Should Make Mentoring A Priority by Porter Gale.

Laskey Shares Her Insights On Mentoring

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When I think about excellent mentors in the business world, I think of Debbie Laskey , who has mentored many people during her career. Debbie is passionate about mentoring. So, she''s an ideal person to answer the following five questions about mentoring: 1.

Resolve To Find A Mentor In 2011

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). What resources do you need to get the job done?

3 Coaching And Mentoring Tips

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). Mentoring is all about sharing experiences.

Plan Monthly Job Learning Days

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). What resources do you need to get the job done?

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The Five Points Of Professionalism

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). What resources do you need to get the job done?

Are You Doing All You Can To Retain Your Employees?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). What resources do you need to get the job done?

Top Five Factors That Drive Employee Loyalty

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). What resources do you need to get the job done?

The Critical First Years Of Your Professional Life

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Lessons in the book include : You and Your Bosses Working the Grapevine Networking Making Allies of Your Elders Image Having Influence at Any Level Your Work and Your Personal Life After a Setback Mentors Former Chariman and CEO of Lockhead Martin Corporation, Norman R.

Use A Board Of Advisors

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). What resources do you need to get the job done?

Why Executive Coaching Works

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Individual executive advisors are a hybrid between executive coaches and peer mentors. Peer mentors are executives who currently have or have had in their past functional roles similar to your current role. Peer mentors often focus on the “ hard skills ” aspects of the job.

Give Positive Feedback. Don't Praise.

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). What resources do you need to get the job done?

College students contribute to growing business Nonprofit Hub | News | dailynebraskan.com

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College students contribute to growing business Nonprofit Hub | News | dailynebraskan.com : "University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior Angela Cuadros treats philanthropy like a job. Each week, there are the hours spent mentoring a 17-year-old girl and volunteering with Dance Marathon. And there’s her position as a resident assistant in Eastside Suites. But this August, Cuadros decided to take her interest for helping others into her professional life as well.

5 Questions To Ask At Your Next Employee Performance Review

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO). What do you want most from your job?

Mapping Your Nonprofit: An Intro to GIS - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Vist the Program Locator section of the Tutor/Mentor Connection at [link] and you can see examples of how maps can be used to focus volunteers and donors on all of the neighborhoods of a city that need a particular non profit service.

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Let's Be Honest

Museum 2.0

Those of us still employed will be grateful just to have jobs. More people want to work in museums than there are jobs that exist. After a series of academic talks, my friend and mentor Janeen Bryant asked the whole room to stand up.

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10 Things Fundraisers Can Do to Adapt During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Connection Cafe

Some of us may even be wondering if our jobs will still be here when the social distancing measures have lifted. We still don’t know what will happen to the stock market, housing market, and even the job market for ourselves and our loved ones.

Genevieve Piturro Cause Camp 2020: The I in INSPIRATION

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She inspired me to quit my successful job and start a nonprofit I called the Pajama Program. As the founder of the Pajama Program, over the years I was often asked to mentor other entrepreneurs or nonprofit founders, and I found the mentorships to be my most favorite roles.

How Skills-Based Volunteerism Creates Transformational Experiences

Connection Cafe

One of those organizations is the YWCA of the City of New York (YW), a nonprofit organization that offers job training, daycare, and after-school programs to New York City women and their families.

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The Talent Development Pipeline: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I love that the training activities go beyond the traditional webinars and workshops, and incorporate mentoring and on the job learning activities. According to the book, on-the-job learning is successful when: -Staff member has worked with the organization for more than 3 months.

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70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders For 2020

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With about one week before 2012020, it's time to identify your New Year's Resolutions for next year. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year's resolutions for leaders?

Learning To Lead

Eric Jacobsen Blog

No matter what job you take, you’re not just working for others. For example, when you get asked to do something you don’t want to do in a job, think about what you can learn from it that someone else will pay you more for in the future. And, how do you find a mentor?

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

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employers were having a difficult time filling jobs, and the survey ranked “Skilled Trade worker” as the toughest job to fill. Of those job openings, 80% are classified as highly skilled and 20% are classified as semi-skilled.

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The Difference Between Positive Feedback And Praise

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Positive feedback focuses on the specifics of job performance. So, skip the praise and give positive feedback that is more uplifting to your employees because it goes to the heart of their job performance and what they actually do.

Why Giving Positive Feedback Is Better Than Giving Praise

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Positive feedback focuses on the specifics of job performance. So, skip the praise and give positive feedback that is more uplifting to your employees because it goes to the heart of their job performance and what they actually do.

Grant Seeking 101: Writing Your Application

Connection Cafe

Now your job is to show the grantor that you’re the perfect match—with a persuasive application. Don’t make their job needlessly complicated by skirting around the questions they’ve asked. For instance, “We connect 1,000 at-risk youth in our city with mentors who help them graduate high school and start successful careers.” In the last post, we discussed how to find the perfect grant for your organization.

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

employers were having a difficult time filling jobs, and the survey ranked “Skilled Trade worker” as the toughest job to fill. Of those job openings, 80% are classified as highly skilled and 20% are classified as semi-skilled. “Oh to be young and underemployed,” said no one ever.

Learning To Lead

Eric Jacobsen Blog

No matter what job you take, you’re not just working for others. For example, when you get asked to do something you don’t want to do in a job, think about what you can learn from it that someone else will pay you more for in the future. And, how do you find a mentor?

What leadership skills do nonprofit emerging leaders need to succeed?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Two recent research studies take a pass at answering that questions and the findings should be useful to those mentoring emerging leaders in their organizations and looking for professional development opportunities for them. “ Flickr Photo by Flower Factor.

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From Risk-taker to Spacemaker: Reflections on Leading Change

Museum 2.0

My boss and mentor Anna often encouraged me to stretch the limits. She protected and supported me in leading projects far beyond my job description. I learned this terminology later, from Beck Tench , who studies, mentors, and leads institutional change in public space.

How To Become A Catalyst Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

" Catalyst leaders represent the gold standard -- energetic, supportive, forward-thinking mentors who spark action in others," explain Tacy M. Wellins , authors of the new book, Your First Leadership Job -- How Catalyst Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others.

How Are You Doing With Your Leadership New Year's Resolutions?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Now that we are about half way through 2019, how are you doing with sticking with your New Year's resolutions? If you selected some from this list below, great. And, if you need a few more to tackle during the rest of this year, find some that you know achieving will make you a better leader.

Why Giving Positive Feedback Is Better Than Giving Praise

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Positive feedback focuses on the specifics of job performance. So, skip the praise and give positive feedback that is more uplifting to your employees because it goes to the heart of their job performance and what they actually do.

Inside Goodwill’s #LaborofLove Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Goodwill’s mission is to help people find jobs, earn paychecks and care for their families. These Goodwill services include career counseling, computer training, English as a second language courses, resume or interview preparation, mentoring, transportation, child care and more.