Category: The Workplace

HE JUST SAID NO

Is No an Answer? Recently, an executive director responded to an email I had sent him letting him know about my services and products for non-profits.   Having been an executive director for some time, I started a business to assist non-profits with their issues which includes services for executive directors. The answer: No.  Nothing …

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Executive Directors and Stress

Executive Directors and Stress are Friendly Foes One of the greatest enemies of Executive Directors is stress but it can be friendly.  Why?  Because Stress is manageable through good organization practices. If an executive director recognizes that their office systems may be working against them, then at least one area of stress is eliminated.  Often, …

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WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SMALL BUSINESS AND SMALL NON-PROFITS?

NOT MUCH!    The similarities between small business and non-profits are far greater than anyone realizes. Most people are quite surprised by the similarities.  They are both businesses after all!  THINK ABOUT IT . . . Both have: investors operations profits/losses staff in one form or another promotion and advertising finances competition sales and marketing …

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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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