Better Nonprofit Performance Reviews: How To Shake Up the System So It Works for You
At their best, nonprofit performance reviews can align employee skills with your mission, increase employee retention, and create a leadership pipeline. So how can we develop and maintain a performance review system that supports a strong organizational culture—and make sure it’s tailored to our nonprofits?
What Really Motivates Nonprofit Employees? 3 Ways To Show Your Appreciation
It’s pretty easy to tell when workplace motivation begins to wane, but it can be tough to figure out exactly what’s to blame for low employee morale… But it will be a lot easier to isolate the issue if you’ve worked to create a foundation of encouragement and nonprofit employee appreciation for your team.
3 Simple Ways To REALLY Take Care of Yourself This Holiday Season
With the end of the calendar year fast approaching, it can feel overwhelming to think about everything you need to get done, both at work and at home. But prioritizing real, long-term self-care means structuring the majority of your days around the things that keep you well and healthy – not the other way around.
7 Ways Nonprofits Can Thrive in the Era of the Coronavirus
Whether the COVID-19 virus has affected your organization directly or just peripherally, one thing is certain - these are uncertain times. The coronavirus pandemic continues to cause mass cancellations of schools, meetings, and events, and the stock market to drop. This may have affected you personally and it may have
5 Simple Ways To Keep Your Fundraising Team Motivated
Throughout any typical year, most fundraising teams experience their ups and downs. The lead-up to a big event is always exciting and invigorating, while the summer slump can be somewhat of a downer, and then we feel the rush of energy and even pressure of year-end fundraising. Raising money to support your...
Avoiding Staff Burnout At Your Nonprofit 9 Months Into COVID 19
We’re in a place that would have been hard to imagine back in March. Nine months into the COVID- 19 pandemic, and we are still having to fear our neighbors, make difficult choices around work and school, and for some, manage a tricky work-from-home situation. Nearly 20 percent of Americans struggle with anxiety in a...