How to craft an excellent LinkedIn profile – Part one

This is part one in a series of posts. First published in March, 2014. Updated in July 2015. You’re half way through summer and it’s practically hiring season for communications professionals. In this series, I examine how to leverage LinkedIn to put your best foot forward. But first, why? It’s simple. You want a career. You […]

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For non-profits, donations are oxygen, volunteers are heartbeats

If the oxygen of a non-profit is the donations it receives, the volunteers that support the organization are its heartbeats. So it is supremely important that non-profits focus on building stewardship with its volunteers. At the World Partnership Walk, they refer to this as friend-raising.

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The magic behind networking

There’s something mysterious about the power of networking. Here’s practical advice on how to perform networking magic.

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Half-Truths in the Non-Profit Sector

Accepted does not equate to acceptable. It is our responsibility as communicators to ensure transparency and authenticity in all communications. If we engage in half-truths, we put our organization’s survival in jeopardy, simply because people do not like being deceived. Half-truths are cancers that kill trust.

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