NPR Welcomes IDEA WILD

We are delighted to welcome our newest client, IDEA WILD! This nonprofit organization seeks to minimize the global loss of biodiversity, having supported over 4,500 projects in over 100 countries. Their work consists of empowering people on the front lines of conservation by awarding small equipment grants to conservation professionals. Such grants promote the advancement…

62% of Parents Talk Charity With Kids

“Walking to talking to reading to riding bicycles; many of us learn about life’s details from our parents.” A study by the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance sheds light on how this parental influence extends to charitable giving and volunteerism. 62 percent of American parents discuss this with their children, prompted by households of…

5 Common Mistakes When it Comes to Posting on Social Media

Social media is taking over the marketing world, and with that in mind, posting on social media has become far more strategic than ever before. Here are five common mistakes that could be hindering your influence on Facebook, Twitter, and other popular platforms: Using stock images – don’t let your content feel too promotional. Connect with…

NPR Welcomes Joe’s House

NPR is pleased to welcome new client, Joe’s House! Joe’s House is a nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment. They are not a physical house but list cancer treatment centers and hospitals across the country with nearby lodging facilities that…

Ending the #SustainabilityMyth

“The Overhead Myth and the Sustainability Myth both seem to stem from this unconscious image of nonprofits as moochers. Overhead is about making sure we don’t spend funding in frivolous ways (such as on staff salaries and healthcare). Sustainability is about making sure nonprofits are not going to be dependent on funders forever, like that…

How Female Workforces Boost Economy

According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, “a 50 percent decrease in the gender gap would result in a 0.3 percentage point increase in the GDP of many countries.” Women earn up to 21 percent less than equal male counterparts. Better use of the female work population could significantly enhance economic growth, reduce…

How the 9-to-5 Workday has Disappeared

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, work has changed dramatically over the last few decades. Work has become more flexible, but also less stable and more time-consuming. In 1973, 26% of Americans say they work 48+ hours a week, and although companies now provide more benefits to aid work-life balance, such as…

Diverse Boards are Bound for Success

“Increasing diversity in an association may be as simple as reducing resistance to change.” Studies have found that associations that place an active emphasis on diversity, align with significant comfort with change, conflict, and thus, empowerment of others. It provides organizations with good health and flexibility, and a diverse board creates diverse initiatives and specialties…

Lessons for the Modern Executive

How can you control a hefty workload, and the million and one things going on in your life? Here are a few tips for staying on track as a modern-day leader: Create boundaries and stick to them. Allocate a certain amount of time to work each day, and make a list of what you can reasonably…

The Real Reasons Millennials Quit

“Millennials are notorious for job-hopping. Multiple studies have shown that these young adults, ages 22 to 35 and also known as Generation Y, change jobs three times as often as other employees. According to Gallup, employee turnover now costs U.S. organizations an estimated $30.5 billion per year.” What’s causing employee turnover in rising young professionals?…

SDPA Preparing for Annual Fall Conference

South Dakota Psychological Association (SDPA) is busy planning for their Annual Fall Conference set for September 15 & 16 in Pierre, South Dakota! We’re proud to be supporting this organization with their event preparations, as they prepare to host psychological professionals from across the state. Hear from licensed psychological professionals and network with other industry…

Terminal Procrastination

Procrastination. You miss deadlines, you don’t get work done, and people are stuck waiting on you. You need to keep your workflow going and stay committed to your work day. Get your deadlines done and stay on track. How are you supposed to do that? There obviously needs to be a change. When you feel…