INSIGHTS

News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene
There’s an old saying that to a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Working from my personal frame of reference, I may continue to tackle challenges in the same way every time, not recognizing that someone with a different orientation or style could... → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human ResourcesThird Sector New England
The nonprofit sector has been hit hard by the economic downturn. Lay-offs have cut already thin staffing levels even further, adding to many staff members’ already overscheduled work week. → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene, Senior Consultant
Try this simple trick. Often it is the simple work of art that we find the most beautiful. Skilled non-profit group and team leaders use (apparently) simple techniques to promote high levels of engagement. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Jennetta Hyatt, Human Resources Manager for Fiscal Sponsorship and Recruitment Third Sector New England
Some non-profit organizations have an official dress code policy, while others do not. And even if your nonprofit has such a policy, there may still be room for interpretation. So, when you begin a new job with an organization, you will want to review and... → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene, Senior Consultant
Trust isn't mysterious. It is, however, easy to break and takes hard work to rebuild. → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Aaron Green, President Professional Staffing Group
It is official. The recession has receded. And Massachusetts employers are starting to hire again. A recent forecast by Northeastern University economist Alan Clayton-Matthews estimates that 200,000 Massachusetts jobs will be created in the next 5 years. → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Susan Labandibar, Founder and CEO Tech Networks of Boston
 An old New England saying goes: Use it up, wear it out, make it do.... or do without! → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene, Senior Consultant
Moving forward during this challenging economic time requires everyone to step up and work effectively. This is when we most need everyone to pull together as a team. → More
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Feb 13 2014 | by Lyn Freundlich, Director of Administration and Human Resources Third Sector New England
I was thrilled to see the compensation report recently released by RoadMap, DataCenter and the National Organizers Network: The Wages of Peace and Justice: National Compensation Survey of Social Justice Organizations 2012. For the first time ever, I saw... → More
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Feb 13 2014 | by Jackie Cefola, former Program Manager The NonProfit Center
The NonProfit Center, developed by Third Sector New England as a “green” building and home to many of Boston’s progressive social change non-profit organizations, has been awarded certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™)... → More
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