Your Boss Self and Your Worker Self [Book Review]
Jun24

Your Boss Self and Your Worker Self [Book Review]

I get into strategic planning and productivity mode twice a year: once in December/January and again in June/July. That means I’m reading and thinking a ton about what we do at Nonprofit Marketing Guide and about my own personal productivity. One of the books I’m working my way through is How to be a Productivity Ninja: Worry Less, Achieve More and Love What You Do (Amazon).  I’ve read a lot of productivity and time...

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Take a #npcommfreeday This Friday with Me?
Jun10

Take a #npcommfreeday This Friday with Me?

I am taking my first Nonprofit Communicators Free Day #npcommfreeday this Friday, June 14, 2013. Will you join me? The Nonprofit Communicators Free Day is a day at work with no meetings or interruptions where you can accomplish your goals. It’s a way to hit pause on all the chaos and focus on what’s important to you. I’ve scheduled this Friday and Friday, July 5 as mine. On those days, I won’t reply to email or...

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Resolutions for a More Productive 2013
Jan02

Resolutions for a More Productive 2013

Does your new year include any work-related resolutions? Mine always do. In past years, I’ve done the “three words” approach. This year, I’m taking the “year of weeks” approach, where I am going to try a little something new each week, and commit to doing that thing for a solid seven days. At the end of the week, I’ll decide whether I really do want to try to make it a permanent habit (which...

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