Remote Work Is a Superpower—Learn How to Use It

.orgSource

I hate to see COVID-19 give remote work a bad rap. Over the last few months, more than a few people feel as though work sabotaged their lives. The post Remote Work Is a Superpower—Learn How to Use It appeared first on.orgSource.

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The Future Of Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Timely, critical, instructional and enlightening are how I describe the new book, Work Disrupted , by Jeff Schwartz. “I He adds, “My work on this book had been well underway before the global pandemic took hold in the early 2020. Redefining work instead of just redesigning jobs.

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How Working Capital Protects Nonprofits from Rainy Days

Charity Navigator

The term working capital has been used in the for-profit industry for a long time. budget rainy day fund revenue savings working capital working capital ratioIt is usually defined as the difference between a company’s current assets and its current liabilities.

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Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest. Show gratitude to direct reports and colleagues who work hard.

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Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall. Titled, Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World , the book debunks what we've come to believe as basic truths in the workplace.

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#Fakecommute: A Ritual for Work-Life Balance When You #WFH

Beth Kanter

But work from home (if we are lucky enough to have a job) will probably continue well into 2021. If we learned anything during 2020, work-life balance is much harder when working from home. However, this may have come at the cost of working more hours per day.

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The Future Of Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Jacob Morgan’s book, The Future of Work , helps you understand: How the world of work is changing and the trends driving that change. How these changes impact the way employees work, the way managers lead, and how organizations are structured.

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How to Find and Work with a Nonprofit Virtual Assistant

Get Fully Funded

It may make sense to hire someone to give you that help, especially if that person has the skills you need and can work remotely. A virtual assistant is an independent contractor who provides services for clients while working from their home office.

Remote Work for Associations: 5 Real-World Techniques and Tips

Gravitate

Gravitate Solutions has actively supported teleworking /remote work for our whole team from our founding in 2007. 85% of our people are located at one of our two office locations (Alexandria, VA and Springfield, MO) but we also have individual employees working in 6 states and 3 countries.

Does Slacktivism Actually Work?

EveryAction

While social media has profoundly amplified the reach and influence of nonprofits, it’s also created a dilemma commonly referred to as “slacktivism.” ” This digital-age phenomenon describes the inaction of supporters beyond simple acts such as ‘liking’ a Facebook page or sharing a call-to-action. The efficacy of slacktivism has been a hotly debated issue.

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10 tips for spicing up your love life if you work in nonprofit and philanthropy

Nonprofit AF

Fundraising Grantwriting Humor Random stuff Work-Life Balance nonprofit nonprofit humor valentine's dayValentine’s Day is this coming Sunday. Even without an endless pandemic, it can be challenging for people in relationships to.

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How to Use Asset-Framing to Strengthen Nonprofit Work

Blue Avocado

The post How to Use Asset-Framing to Strengthen Nonprofit Work appeared first on Blue Avocado.

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Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall. Titled, Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World , the book debunks what we've come to believe as basic truths in the workplace.

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Museum Work

Museum 2.0

Author: Seema Rao This month we’re talking about work. Not the work we do, but the ways we do that work. or 38 hours of work a week, most of us put in way more. The whole issue of wages gets at the heart of the faulty systems of capitalism, the culture of women’s work, and museums as privilege-concentrating institutions. How we do our work and how we can improve it. In the last twenty years, or so, professionalization has changed museum work.

The Secret To Successful Work/Life Balance When You Work From Home

Beth Kanter

The workshop, Work/Life Balance: Tips Fundraisers During A Pandemic included fundraisers from many different countries. One thing I shared was the importance of creating a “shutting down from work,” ritual. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Remote Work

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The Future Of Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Jacob Morgan’s book, The Future of Work , helps you understand: How the world of work is changing and the trends driving that change. How these changes impact the way employees work, the way managers lead, and how organizations are structured.

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Tech Tools Working Together: How Text-To-Donate Paves the Way for Text Message Communication

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kim Peterson , Content Marketing Specialist for Give by Cell , a technology company that provides mobile fundraising tools and text messaging services to nonprofits.

Your Social Change Work Can Be So Much Easier

Social Velocity

We mistakenly believe that if we aren’t killing ourselves trying to get something done, we probably aren’t doing our best work. The work of social change can be joyful, it can easy, it can be abundant. In fact, you are likely doing the work you were put on earth to do.

Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest. Show gratitude to direct reports and colleagues who work hard. Grubb Work Ethic

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How to Make Facebook Fundraising Work For You

Media Cause

Here are a few of our favorite Facebook fundraising campaigns we’ve had the pleasure to work on: . We’d love to make Facebook fundraising work for your organization. The post How to Make Facebook Fundraising Work For You appeared first on Media Cause.

The Seven Attributes Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Work is meaningful when it : It is conducted in a manner that is "good and proper" in all respects.

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Lessons from MotivateMonday | Change your thinking, change your work

Pamela Grow

“What if, instead of being exhausted, worn out, disillusioned, and depressed, you were energized and inspired by your important work as a social change leader? What if you were surrounded by endless supporters helping to move your work forward?

NonProfit Work and Us

Museum 2.0

Written by Alison Koch I think us non-profit folks have a particularly complicated relationship with work. How might we re-imagine the future of mission-based work? How can we as individuals take steps to make this meaningful work feel like a sustainable choice in the long-run?

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How Boxever Works and How it Could Complement Sitecore

Velir

Earlier this year, Sitecore announced its acquisition of the Customer Data Platform (CDP), Boxever. This acquisition didn't come as a surprise given the recent CDP industry consolidation. But it was interesting since many of us in the U.S. are unfamiliar with Boxever.

Make Your Clients Powerful Partners in Your Social Change Work

Social Velocity

Fully integrate them into the work. Regularly connect with your target populations to understand what they need, what’s working, what’s not. A client of mine works to create an equitable playing field for low-income students in middle and high school.

How to Create a Member Referral Program that Actually Works

Wild Apricot

The most effective way to get new members is by asking your current members to refer a friend. Here's how to take advantage of this by setting up a member referral program

The Future World Of Work - 12 Tips From Communication Expert David Grossman

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A great deal has changed in employees’ work lives in a short time, so it’s more important than ever to have a pulse on how their views on the ideal work environment may be evolving. COVID-19 COVID-19 Leadership David Grossman Future Future of Work Millennials In The Workplace Workplac

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What it’s like for associations to work with the Nimble AMS team

Nimble AMS

Will they be pleasant to work with? The way we see it, the more we learn about how your business works, the better we can figure out how to best configure the system for you. We get that, and we work to gain your trust. But, we’re all people, and we’re working closely with you.

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Doing Museum Work: Your Thoughts

Museum 2.0

This month, we're thinking about the way we do work in museums. Also, being flexible about work times, as both Jennifer Foley and Emily Lytle-Painter amongst others mentioned. Work isn't prison; don't make them feel like they're doing time.

Top 10 Tools for Remote Work

Find the free stuff

The outbreak of the dreaded COVID-19 has changed, perhaps forever, the way we live and work. Remote work is now the new normal for many, and businesses. The post Top 10 Tools for Remote Work appeared first on PhreeSite.com. 2021 is a year no one will forget anytime soon.

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Why do we keep working in museums?

Museum 2.0

With how negative and cynical many museum professionals (especially myself) sound about museums on Twitter and in other professional spaces the question that follows is: “Why do you keep choosing to work in museums since you think they are so awful/bad/whatever?” Our victory is our work.

How Does Giving Tuesday Work?

Neon CRM

But, if you’ve never participated in the 24-hour celebration, you might be wondering, “ how does Giving Tuesday work? ”. We recommend that you start small, and work your way up to bigger and better plans once you’ve tested the waters. The post How Does Giving Tuesday Work?

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How Does Pulse Oximeter Work?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You can also use it to check out other things including evaluating whether your ventilator works properly, whether your medication is working, to check out saturation levels before and after a surgical procedure, to see whether an individual can tolerate particular physical activities.

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How to find donors online – 22 ideas that work

Whole Whale

This is why buying an email list and just asking for donations doesn’t work — these people don’t know your organization and haven’t been primed to give. Listen to this podcast with their digital strategy team on how they make it work for them.

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Why Executive Coaching Works

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A few years ago, a Forbes survey revealed that nearly 100 percent of CEOs wish they had coaching or leadership advice from outside consultants. The same survey showed that only one-third of those CEOs got that coaching and guidance from outside their companies.

Ask Rita: Can Our Paid Employees Also Do Volunteer Work for Us?

Blue Avocado

The pandemic, along with the holidays, has inspired some of our employees to inquire about doing extra work for us as volunteers. The post Ask Rita: Can Our Paid Employees Also Do Volunteer Work for Us? Dear Rita: We operate a nonprofit housing clinic for homeless persons.

Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall. Titled, Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World , the book debunks what we've come to believe as basic truths in the workplace.

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Practical tips to prepare your association for virtual work

Nimble AMS

Now is an ideal time to assess your organization’s tools and approaches for working remotely. It’s fairly common in today’s world for some or all of an organization’s staff to work from home. But moving to virtual work doesn’t have to mean sacrificing business continuity.

Remote work may widen inequality in Canada, new survey suggests

Charity Village

As millions of Canadians embark on a second year of working from home in the pandemic, a new Environics Institute survey reveals that the advantages it offers are spread unevenly throughout the workforce.

Peer Coaching Works

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Do you create an environment at your business/organization that allows peer coaching to succeed? Hopefully you do. If you don't, encourage peer coaching among the members of your team. Peer coaching can be formal, informal or a combination of both.

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How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter is experimenting with allowing certain nonprofits to accept donations directly through tweets. Like how only a select few nonprofits had access to Facebook’s early launch of their Facebook Fundraising Tools , only a select few nonprofits currently have access to Twitter Donations. It is unclear if Twitter has plans to provide access to more nonprofits in the near future, but doing so would be a smart move.

Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his latest book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall , and released today. Titled, Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World , the book debunks what we've come to believe as basic truths in the workplace. Why did you choose it rather than misconceptions or myths to describe the disconnect between the way we know we work best and the ways we’re told to work?

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How can we work better together?

ASU Lodestar Center

It’s not easy to work in this field, yet many of us do for numerous different reasons. Now more than ever, working together is critical for the nonprofit world, both internally and externally. Externally, this culture can help agencies work and communicate more efficiently together.

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