According to the research of Amy Wrzesniewski, a professor or organizational behavior at Yale, passion takes time. She surveyed over 500 college administrative assistants, and asked them if they would define their work as just a job, a career, or a calling. She found that people were. . .
What do you expect me to accomplish in the first 60-90 days?
This is a really good question. I like it. No problems here INC!
“If you are trying to get your motivation just from the need to survive financially, you will feel emotionally anemic.” -Pam Slim
I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Muzungu, a UK citizen working in […]
It gets worse. You live on credit, because you can’t save on your tiny nonprofit salary. Your boss expects you to dress like you make $100,000 more than you actually do. You know that most nonprofit fundraisers will stay in a job from 12 to 18 months. Until they leave, voluntarily or otherwise. With at-will employment, if your boss asks you to work over the weekend,what are you going to say, No?
So Blue-Sky thinking is being overly optimistic. Grey sky thinking is rather less so. Nonprofits seem to sit on their own hands rather than […]
Don’t feel like reading today? Then just listen. I’m doing interviews on career radio shows lately about how you can get a nonprofit job, […]
Rosetta Thurman said, “I’m no longer a nonprofit professional. I’m an entrepreneur.”
And she articulated something that I’ve been interested in addressing for awhile, but didn’t know how to say.
So You Want To Be A Consultant If you want to be a nonprofit consultant, check out this presentation by Mike Bacon of Bacon […]
Have you been having a hard time finding a nonprofit job?
Do you have years of experience that can translate to helping nonprofits, but no idea how to go about getting a foothold in this field?
Have you thought about becoming a nonprofit consultant?
As of last month’s count, we had 6,700 unique readers of this blog! That’s a lot of lurkers guys. Come on. Come out of […]
You’ve Got Advice! Yesterday, I asked YOU some questions about your career. Today, I’m answering reader questions. This question struck me as pretty common […]
Hi! Thanks for reading this series on how to manage and motivate others by discovering their strengths and helping them find tasks that they […]