Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE
You’re hosting the annual dinner meeting between your board of directors and the community advisory committee when your board treasurer comments that the newest members of the committee “certainly help us meet our diversity quotas, so we won’t have to worry... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Gena Bean
Lift your shoulders up to your ears. Yes, right now - not later - squeeze your shoulders up towards your ears. You can hold in your breath during the squeeze if you want. And then let the shoulders drop suddenly - releasing the breath as well. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014
Following is an interview gleaned from a podcast with Lyn Freundlich, director of administration and human resources at Third Sector New England. TSNE’s Denise Moorehead spoke with Lyn about supervision, what makes a good supervisor, things that supervisors... → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Jennetta Hyatt, former Human Resources Manager for Fiscal Sponsorship and Recruitment Third Sector New England
In this article, Jennetta Hyatt interviews staff of Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence about working in the non-profit sector. Safe Havens is fiscally sponsored by TSNE. Staff members of Fiscal Sponsorship projects are legal... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Hyoun Park Aberdeen Group
Hyoun Park, research editor at Aberdeen Group, shares research and advice on ways non-profit organizations can use videoconferencing to save time and money, especially in these challenging times. → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Deborah Linnell
Portions of this piece are taken from an upcoming book focused on leadership in the domestic violence movement. → More
Categories: Leadership
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
Denial gets a bad rap. It’s actually a highly functional strategy for dealing effectively with many kinds of challenging professional and personal situations. → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Executive Director Third Sector New England
Several months ago, John Kania and Mark Kramer published an article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review titled “Collective Impact”, which they define as “the commitment of a group of important actors from different sectors to a common agenda for solving... → More
Feb 13 2014 | By Kate Breton, Director Women's Workforce Network
We all want a better work-life balance, but how do you do it exactly? I've mapped it out for you in the 10 simple steps. If you want it to work, you need to put it into practice. It doesn't work unless you do it. → More
Categories: Human Resources
Feb 13 2014 | By Bob Greene
When I work with organizations, I always pay attention to how problems are talked about. Whenever I hear team members speak about needing to “work smarter” or that they “don’t have enough time,” it raises a question for me. I start looking at whether the team... → More
Categories: Human Resources

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