(Nonprofits are) Making a list, checking it twice!

It’s the time of year for making lists and checking them two, three, and four times to ensure that you have everything taken care of before the holidays celebrations begin. So here’s a quick checklist to ensure that you are on track to end the year and meet your nonprofit’s financial goals (Network for Good):…

Sparking Motivation During Halloween

Have you celebrated Halloween at work before? If you have not or are looking to, there are great ideas to propose to your work team. Not only does celebrating Halloween allow everyone’s sweet tooth to kick in, it can spark motivation among your employees. Having all workers come together to create traditions can drive teamwork…

How the Lessons of Range Apply to Nonprofit Organizations

Brittany Quinn The book that has stayed with me the most this year to date is Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, by David Epstein. While I have always assumed that the “10,000-Hour Rule” (attributed to Malcolm Gladwell in Outliers) meant that we need to have hyper-specialized experts in order to succeed, Epstein…