Operations & Organization Management

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We Stand With You and Recommit to a Better America

November 9, 2016
We do not address our divisions by hunkering down, talking only to those we know already share our beliefs, and planning for a future time of action. We address our divisions and create stronger ties by listening first, finding shared ground, and recommitting ourselves every day to the belief that we all do want a better America and to create it we all must take action every, single day.
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Best Practices for Document Management in the Cloud

September 19, 2016
While various document management tools are different and have their own strengths and weaknesses, a lot of the overarching best practices are tool-agnostic and apply across the board.
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Occupation Automation: When to Let the Machines Take Over

September 16, 2016
Used strategically, automation can relieve us from performing repetitive, mundane tasks, freeing us up to focus on the important stuff.
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Better Than Cake: Using Data to Celebrate Team Wins

September 14, 2016
Data isn't just for funders—it's another way to help our teammates see both the forest and the trees. Learn simple ways data can help inspire and inform.
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Inbox Zero: The Myth, The Legend

September 13, 2016
What does effectively managing email even look like? How do you avoid that feeling of dread when you see your unread messages? Inbox Zero to the rescue!
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Help Wanted: Must Be Curious

September 7, 2016
We live in a time when data and information are changing how we work and are amplifying the results.
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Managing Virtually for Ultimate Productivity

September 6, 2016
Working outside of a traditional office environment is not for everyone, but with the right tools and resources, organizations and managers can set their employees up for success.
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Emergency Management for Nonprofits

August 12, 2016
Thinking about disasters is more than just worrying or borrowing trouble—it’s the first step to recovering from them. Beyond getting your agency prepared for that terrible “someday,” they can help you with today and tomorrow as well.
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Managing State Registrations for Email Fundraising

July 21, 2016
It's a fact: Thirty-nine states as well as the District of Columbia require charities and other nonprofit organizations to register in order to solicit donations within their jurisdictions. That means email.
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Technological Bridges Connecting Funders & Nonprofits

July 12, 2016
Increasingly, funders want to go beyond doing good—they want to focus on achievement through measurable outcomes that demonstrate that their investments (in the form of donations, grants, etc.) have improved the situation for the intended population.