The other day I saw one of my friends on Facebook had posted “I love networking – except for the constant pressure to drink.” And she’s not alone! The office happy hour and cocktail hour traditions of old are starting to fall by the wayside due to more people abstaining from alcohol and less desire to have work functions tied to the results of indulging in alcoholic beverages. Move over booze, coffee is here to stay!
As a non-profit organization, your website can be your best volunteer – it informs people about the specifics of your cause, encourages donations and pledges, keeps current donors up-to-date on the latest happenings, and reports on your progress. But nonprofit websites are notoriously spotty when it comes to delivering on all of these important areas. This is usually because volunteer time and commitment ebbs and flows, causing areas of the website to go stagnant for long periods of time or be abandoned altogether. So, if you’re wondering how you can improve your nonprofit website, here are 6 actionable tips:
There’s no bigger time waster than the infamous useless meeting! So, before you send that next meeting invite, check the list below. If you can answer yes to any of these questions, you may want to consider paring down the invite list or skipping the meeting altogether:
Some people are great at managing their workload and never over-commit themselves personally or professionally… and then there are the rest of us. The people pleasers, the perfectionists, the helpers, and the meek – we all tend to get sucked into projects and favors that we wish desperately we would have been able to turn down when asked. We just can’t seem to find a way to tell people no, which often results in frantic weeknights, jam packed weekends, and early mornings/late nights at the office.
If you have trouble saying no, here are 12 great ways to avoid getting stuck dong something that you don’t want to do!
For small businesses, especially local service providers, increasing phone leads is key to generating more sales. But how can you get the phones ringing? It might surprise you to learn that the best way to get more calls is just simply to put your phone number everywhere! Here are the three best ways to increase small business phone leads:
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