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23 January 2012

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Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Muzungu, a UK citizen working in […]

6 January 2012

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Is your nonprofit career in danger?

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?

4 August 2011

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29 July 2011

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9 Ways that Charities Get Grey-Sky Thinking

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 […]

8 July 2011

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 July 8, 2011
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Do you have ten stories?

Hang Ten or handstand on surfboard

Your stories need to communicate What, How, and WOW.

6 June 2011

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28 May 2011

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AUDIO: How to get a nonprofit job: My interview on The Career Clinic

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, […]

5 April 2011

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28 March 2011

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Are you between two worlds?

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.

1 March 2011

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2 December 2010

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So You Want to Be A Nonprofit Consultant -By Mike Bacon

So You Want To Be A Consultant If you want to be a nonprofit consultant, check out this presentation by Mike Bacon of Bacon […]

24 November 2010

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How can you become a nonprofit consultant?

Mike Bacon, Principal of Bacon Lee and Associates

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?

Yesterday at the last Nonprofit Career Club meeting, we talked with Mike Bacon of Bacon Lee and Associates about becoming a nonprofit consultant. Here’s what he shared with us.

9 November 2010

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Introduce Yourself!

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 […]

5 November 2010

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15 October 2010

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But They All Want 5 Years of Experience!

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 […]

12 August 2010

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Development 301: Managing & Motivating Others, Part 3

Hi! Thanks for reading this series on how to manage and motivate others by discovering their strengths and helping them find tasks that they […]

11 August 2010

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How you can be an Executive Director

Have you ever wanted to lead a nonprofit or charity? What about starting one? Today we talked with Sue Thornton, former Executive Director for […]

9 August 2010

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Development 301: Managing and Motivating Others Part 2

How can you discover your strengths? How do you manage people? Have you taken the Gallup assessment, which was given to over 2 million […]

6 August 2010

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Development 301: Managing & Motivating Others Part 1

How can you motivate others? In three words: Strengths based management. What are your strengths? This post should help you. Here’s how it works. […]

5 August 2010

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How can you discover your strengths?

Let’s start with vocabulary. What is a strength? A strength is something that you can visualize yourself doing repeatedly, happily, and successfully. Talents are […]