Monthly Archives: June 2012

Giving Volunteers Feedback That Makes a Difference

by Pete Kontakos and Jessica Edmondson Volunteers can be the lifeblood of any organization – especially many non-profit organizations. As such, retaining trained and experienced volunteers can be critical to the success of your organization. It only makes sense to … Continue reading

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Combine Two Big Ideas and What do You Get?

by Matt Robinson Don’t you just love it when an idea drawn from one discipline is tweaked just a bit to apply in another? Recently I encountered two ideas from well-known author and journalist Daniel Pink (and although his focus … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where Your Career is Headed?

by Daniel Martinage, CAE This month’s message is a more personal one focused on you rather than on your organization. Let’s face it– things are bad out there and they don’t appear to be headed in the right direction. As … Continue reading

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How Do Contracting Skills Strengthen Meeting Facilitation?

by Jane Haskell In the post What Makes a Healthy Meeting? Agendas Can Help! , what was left unsaid was that whoever planned the meeting gathered information to assemble an agenda that (hopefully) had clear objectives to achieve the group’s … Continue reading

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