Keep Your Mouth Shut in the Workplace Unless . . .

You Know It’s Something Someone Else was Already Agreeing On Keep your mouth shut in the workplace unless you know that someone or everyone is in agreement. Why?  Because if someone doesn’t like what you said, you’re in trouble.  No one may give you any indication whatsoever that you have made a “faux pas” but …

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Is It Hard Being a Non-profit Board Member?

How Hard is it to be a Non-Profit Board Member? As in all activities in life, if you’re not suited for the job, it will be hard. If you love it, then, being a board member in a non-profit will be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. How will you know whether it suits you or …

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Non-Profits – What Makes a Difference on the Inside?

What Makes a Difference on the Inside in Non-profits ? Non-Profit Organizations Non-profits rarely engage in introspection.  Conflicts, they think, are just something that happens.  Often, they are dismissed at personality conflicts.  Conflict is only a symptom of a deeper issue. The deeper issue is mutual respect.  When Staff and Board do not respect one …

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Conflict – Does it Happen in Non-Profits?

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Does Conflict Happen in Non-Profits? It does just as in any other business.  But . . . it’s supposed to be a group of people doing good in the community – shouldn’t they all get along? People are people – no matter what they’re doing for whom or what. Expect Conflict Everyone thinks they’re right.  …

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Can You Make a Difference?

Maybe.  Making a difference requires many things to come together.  You may deeply want to make a difference but you don’t have the experience or expertise to do what it takes.  So many people want to do something but rallying the “troops” proves to be a bigger challenge than they anticipated.  That’s why some people …

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