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How Your Nonprofit Can Improve Productivity and Combat Digital Distraction

Ever hear of something called “Nomophobia“? The word itself is an abbreviation for  “no-mobile-phone-phobia” and refers to the anxiety you feel when you don’t have your mobile phone handy or have a signal. It is one of a growing number of “digital diseases” that can cause painful physical symptoms as well as mental health issues that ultimately […]

How to Create a Happy Healthy Nonprofit – with Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman

During this week’s Hump Day Coffee Break, Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman (authors of The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit – Strategies for Impact without Burnout) discussed healthy work habits for nonprofits. They answered several questions: * What does technology wellness mean? * Why does happiness and health matter to nonprofits? * What are the best tips […]

3 Secrets for Converting Volunteers to Donors

The latest release of Volunteering and Civic Life in America shows that volunteers are almost twice as likely to donate to charity as non-volunteers. In fact, almost 80 percent of volunteers donated to a worthy cause last year. It makes sense that volunteers are probably your warmest leads for donations, but is your nonprofit maximizing its […]

How to cure Facebook depression

This is a reprinted from my email newsletter (subscribe here if you haven’t joined). The grass is always greener on Facebook, isn’t it? I mean, no one posts “Just polished off my second quart of Chunky Monkey after coming home drunk from another failed Match.com date”. Instead, we only post about the wonderful happenings in our […]

John Haydon