Why a Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Policy Should Be an Essential in Your Nonprofit

    A diverse and inclusive working environment is key in your organization’s performance. Despite this, a lot of nonprofit organizations are struggling to maintain a diverse workplace. A study done by The Center for Effective Philanthropy found that sexual orientation and gender diversity are lacking at many nonprofits.  A lot of organizations claim to have a handle on the situation, but the truth is that they still have a long way to go. Nonprofits need...
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These 6 Strategies Are Proven To Foster a Positive Workplace Culture

Stress levels are at an all-time high, and sadly, the workplace is the leading cause of that stress ( TSheets Survey, 2018 ). In order to increase the well-being of your nonprofit’s team members, they need to feel that they are part of an organization that truly cares about them. When you can foster a positive workplace culture, not only will productivity skyrocket, but your employees’ overall job satisfaction will enjoy a boost as well. 1. Prioritize Onboarding Training &...
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Implementing Tech Changes? Understanding These 3 User Types Is Key For Change Management

When it comes to the ever-changing realm of technology, the biggest stumbling block to long-term success is often not the technology itself, but rather the likelihood that employees and loyal users will embrace tech updates with open arms. To get your users onboard with any major change to your system, it’s crucial that you first recognize which of 3 categories of consumer behaviour your users fall under. Once you know which type they embody, you’ll be better equipped to cater...
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Improving internal communication for a better nonprofit!

Your nonprofit is growing. Over the past few years you've had to create new roles, new positions, and even new departments to handle all the different facets and ends of your organization. This is a good thing! But it can also lead to some trouble spots when you grow too quickly without keeping everybody on the same page. The problem with maintaining several different departments is also the same thing that makes them useful – specialization. Departments focus on...
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5 things you need to know before your next tech purchase

  It’s rare that I meet someone who doesn’t have at least one (usually several) frustrating stories  about how a technology / software purchase went terribly wrong on them in one way or another.  In almost every case, by the time they realized things had gone off the rails, it was too late to do anything about it. You can’t control every cog of a complex purchase, big purchases are always going to come with some risk. But, there is a lot you can do as a savvy...
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