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NPT Weekly  -  Sept. 12, 2016

Need to improve organizational outcomes? That’s what StratusLIVE is all about. Our clients increase fundraising while streamlining operations and decreasing speed to market. Click to learn more about how we help organizations like the National Wildlife Federation, America’s Charities, Community Health Charities, and United Ways across the country. Learn More


 

Study Shows Board Chairs Mostly Unprepared To Lead

 

Nonprofit boards have placed a focus on leadership training and succession planning for organizational executives in recent years. Board chairs, themselves, might be in need of some on-the-job training. More than half (51 percent) of board chairs state that they did not do anything specific to prepare for their role and fewer than one in five board chairs (19 percent) view their ascension to the role of chair as a “natural progression.”

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   Human Resources …

New FLSA Rules Ready To Take Effect

 

Any employer can struggle to meet governmental regulations regarding exempt employees: those who are not entitled to overtime (OT) pay for work done outside the normal hours. As nonprofit organizations struggle to do more with less, they often have to find innovative ways to get the best use of the talents and energy of employees. 

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An information-packed webinar on Trends in Purchase to Pay – Expanding Your Role in Nonprofit as a Financial Strategist. You’ll discover how to capitalize on today’s best purchase to pay practices, and learn new strategies for a highly successful P2P career. Learn More


   Fundraising …

5 Positive Leadership Traits And Actions

 

While everyone wanted to be the line leader in kindergarten and Simon in “Simon Says,” many of us lose the desire to be the person others look towards as we grow older. Positive leadership makes or breaks an organization. Having the right people who know when to step up and when to let others be in charge creates more cooperation and more successful campaigns in the long run.

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Job Seekers Announcement Special

1) Director of Global Communications - Helen Keller International (New York, New York)
2) Director of Philanthropy - Project Angel Food (Los Angeles, California)
3) Grant and Financial Development Specialist - YMCA of Silicon Valley (East Palo Alto, California)
4) Manager, Impact & Measurement - United Way Worldwide (Alexandria, Virginia)

Contact Darryl Canfield with questions, or for placement, @ 973-401-0202 x204 or by email at darryl@nptimes.com


   Management …

8 Ways To Avoid Calendar Fire Drills

 

Having an appointment calendar is helpful. Having a calendar that can be accessed quickly on a mobile device is even more helpful, until it isn’t.
A calendar, like any other time- or labor-saving device, can make a servant out of its user, instead of the other way around. In her book “Thoughtfully Ruthless,” Val Wright calls this reversed relationship “Calendar Chaos”.

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