Search:
Decorative Side Bird

Personal Development

The most important training to give yourself this year

Written By: Kathy Archer
February 15, 2017

Working on your inner confidence is key to getting the most out of your professional development.

The cult of busyness in the nonprofit sector

Written By: Susan Fish
May 25, 2016

Have you succumbed to the cult of busyness? We talk to the experts to find out how to break the cycle.

Do you have bad boundaries? An interview with Sheena Greer

Written By: Mazarine Treyz
March 23, 2016

Find out why having good boundaries is an important part of working in the nonprofit sector in this interview with Sheena Greer.

Raise your leadership confidence by establishing these three daily habits

Written By: Kathy Archer
November 10, 2015

Need a little extra confidence? Try adding these daily practices to your work routine.

Recorded webinar: How to create healthy boundaries

Written By: CharityVillage
October 22, 2015

Do you need help creating and maintaining stronger boundaries? Check out this recorded webinar for tips and strategies.

Healthy boundaries, healthy workers: How good workplace boundaries help nonprofit professionals

Written By: Sheena Greer
October 14, 2015

Do you need help setting stronger boundaries? These tips can help!

The Breathless CEO: Tips for stressed out nonprofit leaders

Written By: Carol Humphries
May 13, 2015

Playdates & discussion groups: Creating safe spaces for nonprofit professionals to tackle challenging issues

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
April 15, 2015

Working in the nonprofit sector is rewarding but can bring a unique set of challenges. We profile two Canadian initiatives attempting to meet these challenges head on.

Finding Ease in Times of Crazy Busy (Recorded Webinar)

Written By: CharityVillage
March 5, 2015

Do you find yourself feeling overhwelmed in times of 'crazy busy'? You're not alone! This recorded webinar gives you the tools you need to cope and thrive while maintaining work-life balance.

Find ease in times of crazy busy with brain-friendly habits

Written By: Eileen Chadnick
February 25, 2015

Ever feel like life is a blur? Try these tips to work well and find ease in times of crazy busy.

Career Q&A: Can a lack of specialization hurt your career?

Written By: Nancy Ingram
February 18, 2015

What happens if you've spent the bulk of your career working a position that required you to be a jack of all trades, but master of none - and now that position is ending?

Making time for time management: Five secrets from productive people to increase efficiency

Written By: Anna Spady
May 14, 2014

Try these proven time management tricks to help you make the most of your day.

Human Resources Q&A: Is social media on your radar?

Written By: Veronica Utton
April 23, 2014

Far from being a time waster, social media can help immensely in your day-to-day work - especially if you are the sole HR professional at your organization!

Midcareer and going nowhere: Finding meaning and challenge in the nonprofit sector

Written By: Susan Fish
April 17, 2014

If you've paid your dues but are growing frustrated at the lack of leadership opportunities in the nonprofit sector, you're not alone. Read on for tips on how to find meaning and challenge - without taking on an ED role.

Sparking innovation in your organization with professional development

Written By: Marshall Watson
June 5, 2013

Creating true innovation requires connecting with people and ideas that might normally exist outside our usual network. Here's how professional development can help.

Online and offline networking: Take your skills to the next level (recorded webinar)

Written By: CharityVillage
November 14, 2012

Need to brush up on your personal networking skills? Join Paul Nazareth for a recorded presentation on online and offline networking.

Career Q&A: How to work a room

Written By: Mitchell Stephenson
February 20, 2012

Do you find yourself tongue-tied and shy at networking events? Our Career Q&A columnist Mitchell Stephenson shows you how to work a room like a star.

Human Resources Q&A: Use active listening techniques to strengthen relationships

Written By: Kathline Holmes
January 9, 2012

This article explores the concept of active listening and how you can apply it in your day-to-day working relationships.

How to effectively manage conflict

Written By: Jack Shand
December 5, 2011

Conflict can play out with co-workers, in boardrooms, among volunteers, at annual meetings with members, and in working relationships with stakeholders. So how should a nonprofit leader best deal with conflict in the organization? These tips can be used when conflict arises.

Human Resources Q&A: Workplace wellness and emotional intelligence

Written By: Kathline Holmes
October 11, 2011

HR Q&A: Workplace wellness and emotional intelligence.