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How to Take a Break to Benefit Your Nonprofit

Take a Break for the good of your nonprofit

It sounds a bit counter-intuitive, but could taking a break really help your nonprofit?  I was recently listening to Ali Brown, the Entrepreneur Coach, about being a successful entrepreneur.  She spoke about different people’s practices of either ‘thinking or doing’.  Ali states that people typically function in 1 of 2 ways.
  1. Spend a lot of time thinking about what they would like to do, but do not take action on their thoughts.
  2. Spend a lot of time doing and working and do not take a break to think or to be strategic about their goals. Read More

Mastering Self-Motivation: Help Your Nonprofit Reach Its Wildest Dream – Guest Blog Post

This article first appeared in Karen Eber Davis’ Blog. For more information follow this link. To contact Karen, go to www.kedconsult.com or call 941-924-4860.   Self-motivation, the ability to cajole yourself into doing your most important priorities, is an incredibly valuable tool in your nonprofit success toolkit. When we stop to think, we recognize that what keeps us from doing our priorities is not urgent matters, but a willpower shortage. We need more willpower because most priorities require us to step outside our comfort zone. Without willpower, any excuse will do. Read More