Your #GivingTuesday 2015 Prep List

  I bet many of you are out there thinking, “Do I really have time for #GivingTuesday?” To that I say, YES, you do!  The tools and tactics are all at your fingertips. And here’s a helpful #Giving Tuesday 2015 prep list to get you on your way.   Remember that other organizations are taking part […]

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Most Popular Posts for Your Organization

  When you take time to read our Third Sector Today posts, you confirm that we must be doing something right. And we would be remiss if we didn’t occasionally recap popular posts you might have missed. Time to share some of our most read posts so far in 2015!   Fundraising   Always a […]

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Dream Candidates Don’t Raise These Red Flags

  There are good reasons a candidate is on a job search. Sometimes job-seekers send off signals that remind you they might be passed over for promotion, burnt-out, or underpaid. As an interviewer you may extend “benefit of the doubt”, but you should heed red flags raised by candidates who may not be your best […]

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6 Reasons to Engage on #GivingTuesday

Summer is waning, but, admit it, the anticipation of autumn inspires. The new season signals new plans, tactics, and a calendar full of opportunities. And soon it will be shopping on “Black Friday” and/or avoiding stores by shopping online on Cyber Monday. We ask, then, why not engage on #GivingTuesday?   If #GivingTuesday is not on […]

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The Mindful Path to Improved Productivity

Breaking that cycle of worry, feeling overwhelmed, and “kvetching” about work is possible with just a little focus now and then. A little intentional mindfulness can go a long way towards gaining improved productivity says David Gelles, author of Mindful Work: How Meditation is Changing Business from the Inside Out. In Corporation’s Newest Productivity Hack: […]

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7 Reality Checkpoints for Your Nonprofit Board

While the number 7 is known for its mathematical, spiritual, and natural significance, consider a board reality checkpoint for each day of your next week. It’s a practical way for busy nonprofiteers to take stock. But first, remember that not every nonprofit board is created equal–not by a long shot. The realities faced by nonprofits can affect […]

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10 Tricks to Avoid Nonprofit Burnout

Sometimes there’s a story we tell collectively. When nonprofit colleagues were asked for their candid suggestions on how to avoid burnout, they got right to the core. Having worked in the trenches in some way with each of these pros reconfirmed for me that there’s nothing like the camaraderie and resourcefulness of those who work […]

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15 Most Popular Posts to Help You in ’15

The 15 most popular posts on Third Sector Today during 2014 provide a mirror for our nonprofit readers. As you revisit these stories–or read them for the first time–you’ll follow some of top interests of those working your sector. Fundraising and Managing are always top TST sections for readers. Posts that surfaced as “most read” during […]

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