Battling Nonprofit Burnout with Summer Self-Care

How to take care of yourself at work and stay productive when you can’t stay focused A seasonal slowdown is a great time to explore summer self-care. In my last post, I covered several ways to make the most of your free time to improve your outcomes for the year and make your life easier…

Summer Step-Back: Trade the Trees for the Forest

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The Summer Step-Back is a great time to figuratively trade the trees for the forest in evaluating your communications efforts. Last week, I introduced the idea of taking a Summer Step-Back. This is an intentional approach to handling seasonal slowdowns to help you feel more strategic, rested and ready to take on whatever comes your…

Summer Step-Back: Be intentional with your downtime

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It's June, which means it's time to take a Summer Step-Back. Careening toward free time Every year, it happens. You’re scrambling to get in your year-end appeals. Before you can even catch your breath, you’re ringing in the new year with dazzling new goals and a million ways to get there. Moments later, you’re making…

Making the case for a nonprofit website redesign

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When you’re making the case for a nonprofit website redesign, it’s not enough to just know it’s time. To convince someone to allocate resources to a major website overhaul for your organization, you must make a clear case for why. That nagging sense of dread every time your homepage loads is a good clue that…