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Welcome to Remote Working

Remote working can become a breeding ground for worries … Managers worrying that they don’t have a sense of what their staff members are doing. Employees worrying that their managers think they are doing laundry instead of working. Everyone worrying about the disruption and chaos that has become their new normal. (Not to mention those of us worrying about not having enough toilet paper!)

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Moving In-Person Trainings to a Virtual Space

Questions and Considerations We have already signed a contract with a venue. How do we get out of that? In our experience, hotels and other event venues are willing to negotiate, especially in a situation like this. The first question you should ask is … Do we really need to cancel or can we postpone? […]

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A College Student’s Guide to the Coronavirus

Move to Virtual Meetings  If your school has not limited contact and/or gone to a virtual environment, use best practices when gathering, including avoiding personal contact. There are many free virtual meeting options — Google Hangouts, Zoom, etc. This is also a great learning opportunity for you — as many organizations offer remote employment and […]

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Managing Big Change: Top Tips for New Executive Directors & CEOs

Congratulations! You’re a new CEO at a nonprofit or social enterprise hired to increase impact. Whether your organization is small, medium, or large, many of the obstacles you’ll have to navigate are the same. In this article from Blue Avocado, find out the steps you can take to succeed in the challenge of change.

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Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and Alpha Phi Omega announce Strategic partnership, Resulting in pipeline of nonprofit leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2019 For more information, contact Christa Beall Diefenbach Christa@NLA1.org M: (773) 383-7711 Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and Alpha Phi Omega announce Strategic partnership, Resulting in pipeline of nonprofit leaders Kansas City, Mo. – The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity announced a new partnership that will prepare […]

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Learn about leading inclusively, overcoming your bias and seeing diversity grow, how to equitably hire and recruit, develop DEI partners and Allies through inclusion, and so much more.

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Nonprofit Management and Leadership Credentials

As the community needs served by nonprofit organizations become more complex, it is critical now more than ever that social-impact leaders have the leadership skills needed to effectively carry forth their organizations’ missions. There has been much debate on what constitutes effective nonprofit leadership development and training. Is it better to focus on more vocational […]

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NextGen Nexus: The New Face of Philanthropy, Courtesy of Young America

Young Americans work to fix societal problems as they define them, without waiting for anyone else’s approval or participation. In fact, nonprofits struggle to fit them and their new methods into traditional categories. Are these young people donors, volunteers, or both? Or do nonprofits perceive them as not yet worthy of attention because of their […]

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Nonprofit Leadership Alliance to co-host the Career Fair & Expo at the 2019 Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference

The Career Fair & Expo will provide opportunities for students and young professionals to connect with and learn from a wide range of brands, businesses, and nonprofit organizations working in sustainability and social justice. Read more. 

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Hear what Independent Sector had to say about AMI 2019

Two Independent Sector ambassadors attended AMI 2019 in Orlando, and here’s what they had to say about their experience. IS on the Road: Emerging Leaders Envision the Future Together

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