INSIGHTS

News, Reflections and Resources for Powering Change

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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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
The NonProfit Center encourages staff and board members to look at ways to improve the non-profit workplace and the processes used there with the environment in mind. Here are a few strategies to start with: → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene, Senior Consultant
During trying economic times when we have to do more with less, the need for collaboration and productivity is heightened. → More
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Feb 13 2014
According to the February 2009 Newsday article “Layoffs Take a Toll, Even on Survivors”, not only do laid-off employees suffer from staff reductions, but survivors suffer as well. The conclusion: “Layoffs clearly have emotional and practical consequences for... → More
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Feb 13 2014
There is a relative newcomer to the green movement, a newcomer which is quietly, yet powerfully, raising awareness in urban neighborhoods across the United States of the benefits of green living. Increasingly, non-profit organizations are taking the lead in... → More
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Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
In Good to Great, Jim Collins’s seminal work detailing the ingredients for sustained business success, “getting the right people on the bus” is an essential element in the equation. My focus here will be on another ingredient in Collins’s formula for... → More
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Feb 13 2014
According to jobjournal.com, “While the weather might be frightful, job hunting can be so delightful.” Patricia Hunt Sinacole of Bostonworks/Monster also advises job seekers to use the late winter months to prepare for a springtime job hunt. → More
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Feb 13 2014
There’s no question that being a bicyclist in Boston can be daunting. The roads make no sense, and, according to a May 15, 2007, survey by Prince Market Research, Boston drivers rank third in the nation for rudeness and road rage. And you can’t forget the... → More
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