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May 11, 2017

How to Be a Better Nonprofit Manager

Workplace managers know it isn’t easy to motivate a team to meet its goals. Don’t miss our best resources on how to be a more effective manager at your nonprofit.

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June 13, 2016

How to Manage Conflicting Work Styles in the Office

A biweekly advice column in which Allison Fine answers your questions about nonprofit careers and leadership.

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February 27, 2017

How to Be a Boss When You’re Supervising Your Friends

In her latest advice column, nonprofit expert Allison Fine answers a reader’s question about what to do when your promotion puts you in charge of your former peers on staff. In a quandary about your career? Need tips on leadership? Ask Allison.

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May 05, 2016

Knowing When It's Time to Seek a Job in Leadership

A biweekly advice column in which Allison Fine answers your questions about nonprofit careers and leadership.

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March 07, 2016

How to Measure Leadership Skills

A biweekly advice column in which Allison Fine answers your questions about nonprofit careers and leadership.

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September 04, 2014

To Be a True Leader, Start by Listening

While we often associate leadership with assertiveness and certainty, leaders must first listen to others and recognize what they don't know, says author Annie Paul Murphy. 

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December 05, 2014

Podcast: How Leaders Can Tap Into Employees' Great Ideas

The potential for big ideas exists in every organization, but a suggestion box is not enough. Leaders must actively listen and follow up with action.

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October 13, 2005

Motivating Young Fund Raisers: Tips for Managers

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August 08, 2016

Tips for Jointly Managing a Fundraising Team

A biweekly advice column in which Allison Fine answers your questions about nonprofit careers and leadership.

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September 19, 2010

Tips for Taming Generational Tensions

How nonprofit managers can help employees of all ages get along on the job.

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February 03, 2005

How to Steer Clear of Age Discrimination

Paying attention to language when interviewing candidates can help keep hiring managers from making a costly mistake.

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September 19, 2010

Clear Expectations Are Essential to Workers of All Ages, Study Finds

For young workers, the mission is most important, while for older workers, fair salaries are the key preoccupation, according to a cross-generational survey.