Category Archives: work

The Point Is…Success on Your Terms

She had been in her job—one she loved and did well—for a number of years.  It was time, she thought, to improve her work status. She applied for, and eventually got, a job with a better title and a nice … Continue reading

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Tips On How To Find The Right Job

I work primarily with nonprofits, primarily in the area of fundraising. Much of my work is with development directors, and—as the typical development professional changes jobs every 18 months—the people I work with are often looking for a new job.  … Continue reading

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Get Out of the Office

Jeff Brooks, blogger extraordinaire, writes in his Future Fundraising blog ( about the importance of getting out of the office and working in a coffee shop.  As one who works a lot in coffee shops (especially now that my home … Continue reading

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Stuck On Start

The meeting was great. The committee all agreed on what needed to be done and each task was assigned to someone who was to have primary responsibility. We felt good. We felt like, finally, things were going to happen. Then … Continue reading

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