Do You Really? ?Need a Nonprofit Mentor?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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?

The Value of Nonprofit Mentors in 2017

SocialFish

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?

NonProfit Hub

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.

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.

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.

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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Cool Nonprofit Jobs This Week – May 24

SocialFish

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

SocialFish

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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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?

Make a Bigger Impact with a Nonprofit Mentor

John Haydon

Now more than ever, it’s important for nonprofits to come together and work as allies and mentors. The value of being mentored seems pretty obvious: new skills, confidence, friendship, etc. Having a mentor […].

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.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs

SocialFish

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

SocialFish

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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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?

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

AFP Blog

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.

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

Frogloop

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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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?

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.

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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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?

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.

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.

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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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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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.

70 Ways To Be A Better Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Use job descriptions 55. Encourage personal growth and promote training, mentoring and external education 56. Support mentoring - both informal and formal mentoring 62. Back by popular demand.

How Can Nonprofits Build High-Performing Teams?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Shannon Harrell Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Unlike for-profits, nonprofits must do more with less.

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Diversity is Half-Baked Without Inclusion

ASU Lodestar Center

Nortz in an article from the Rochester Business Journal, some essential practices for authentic inclusion are pairing new hires with a manager as a mentor, more individual and group contact to foster relationships, social accountability and transparent hiring and compensation.

How To Be A Super Boss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

This superboss approach is not "team-building" or "mentoring," but something much deeper, that transform proteges from talented apprentices to stars and superstars in their own right. Question : How can job seekers identify superbosses to work for in order to advance their careers?

70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders For 2019

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With less than two weeks before 2019, 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?

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.

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.

Getting to the Next, Better You

Connection Cafe

One day Toby approached me about a job opportunity at a local children’s education organization. I got a job working in the development office and I fell in love. After years of encouragement by my mentors, I decided to apply for my CFRE.

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.

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.

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How To Be 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.