So over the last several months I’ve been meeting with a truly smart woman I met through twitter, Vicki Flaugher. I would encourage everyone who needs marketing help to meet her, but since chances are, you’re not in Austin, TX, I’ll give you other ways to meet her. Vicki Flaugher has a radio show where… [Keep Reading]
So you’re a bleeding heart hippie liberal who wants to heal the world.
That’s why you got into this field, right? To change the world.
There are so many deserving nonprofits and people, all who need YOUR HELP!
This is part two of my Young Fabulous Nonprofit Leaders Interview Series! People write a lot about Gen Y, but what about asking Gen Y what WE think? What is this leadership crisis all about anyway? How can we manage Gen Y? Is there some defining characteristic managers need to be aware of? Let’s get… [Keep Reading]
Oh, you know Twitter, right? What’s so great about it? How about money? Notices when you should apply for grants? Notices on when you get a chance to meet with foundation employees? Well, recently I followed every single foundation on the Foundation Center’s website listing, and I put them in a list on my twitter… [Keep Reading]
I don’t usually go in for membership.
I find that whatever the cost is, it’s usually not followed up with enough concrete benefits.
However, there is ONE organization that I am a member of, which exceeds all my expectations, and I think it would help you to tell you about it.
“If somebody is investing time, resources, and energy into convincing you of your own worthlessness, that same somebody has revealed to you that they have a lot to lose if you don’t believe them. They’re protecting their own loss of power. Which means they perceive you as somebody who can take that power away.”
“It’s not about waves of feminism, we need a tsunami” – and that tsunami is here. It’s here because our frustration, anger, claustrophobia and chagrin have reached their limit.” -Bidisha
Have you ever had a workplace so toxic, that you have to process everything that happens with your coworkers, excoriating the wrong-doers until you feel better?
Think about your old or current workplace.
How your emotions have gone from soaring hope to plunging despair in an instant.
How you kept asking yourself, why why am I going to this job that I hate?
Why can’t I find a new job that’s better?
Or even, “Why am I looking for a new job at all? All jobs are the same!”
“We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men AND WOMEN are created equal.” -Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott August 26th of each year is designated in the United States as Women’s Equality Day. Instituted by Rep. Bella Abzug and first established in 1971, the date commemorates the passage of the 19th… [Keep Reading]
You wonder what just happened. Perhaps you start to cry. Perhaps you yell back. Perhaps you start to search for another job. How can you prevent verbal attacks? How can you stop the verbal attacker in their tracks? How can you make them understand that they are not going to get the rise out of you that they want?
Have you ever wanted to lead a nonprofit or charity? What about starting one? Today we talked with Sue Thornton, former Executive Director for Texas Dentists for Healthy Smiles, and former Executive Director for Texas IMPACT. She managed three statewide organizations with strong legislative ties. She would advocate for issues for poor women and children,… [Keep Reading]
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. People naturally tend to want their autonomy, to want self-direction in their tasks, and to want to use their areas of greatest strength at work. This is based on surveys of… [Keep Reading]