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Archive 2018

Just the Facts, Ma’am

As communication becomes more casual, it’s important to remember that when chatting with a colleague over coffee one still needs to remain professional at all times.

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Tips for Night Owls

You like to stay up late and morning is not your best friend. But are you really the most productive night owl you could be?

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Interview with Jennifer Bernstein: ​LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES (LLLS) Partners with NRDC for Major Team Build-up​

The Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC, is growing its development team across the country. With regional offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco and Santa Monica, the environmental advocacy organization is gearing up to raise significant support and broaden its base to advance its work to protect our environment.

Chief Development Officer Jennifer Bernstein talks with LLLS about her team and why there’s never been a better time to consider if NRDC is an opportunity for you.

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The Impact of GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Europe's new privacy law that increases the protection of personal data, is surprisingly comprehensive. But is your organization prepared for this coverage?

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Books to Read this Summer

Summer is now fully upon us and with it, for many, comes the opportunity for vacation and maybe a little reading. If you would like to be informed, as well as entertained, view these suggestions.

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The Under-Tapped Mid-Level

Nonprofit organizations around the world have a variety of giving programs – mostly focused on major gifts and mid-level donations – but these still leave money on the table.

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Humble Leadership

In a recent article in the Harvard Business Review, leaders were advised to pay more attention to their team’s assets and less to their own power within the organization.

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New Ways to Fundraise

Many nonprofits seem to be experiencing losses and a decline in donor support. To address this issue, nonprofits need to implement lasting solutions to fundraising.

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