Archive for the ‘Rank at Work’ Category
RE:Philanthropy wrote this review of Dan Pallotta’s talk to the council on philanthropy, and I just want to shout, “FRABJOUS DAY!” So tell me, as a fundraiser, would you like a higher salary? Would you like grants to fund your salary so that you can keep this nonprofit afloat, instead of your org looking at [...]
ATTENTION: Webinar is at 1pm CST today! Sorry for the confusion! I was having this conversation with someone on twitter And I realized it had been a long time since I talked about jobs that you hate, bad bosses and rankism on here. And there are like, SO MANY things to say about this! So, [...]
Have you ever worked for a big corporation? Did you feel burned out on that lifestyle? What were some contributing factors, if so? Want me to take a guess? I just read a blog post by Pamela Slim from Escape from Cubicle Nation, “An open letter to CXOs all over the world”. Here are the [...]
Where do you think the phrase “man up” comes from, and why do you think it references getting things done? If I were you, I would question this phrase before adding it to my lexicon. Did you know that the world over, women do most of the work, and get paid the least? It’s true! [...]
Have you ever been really irritated by people at work? What did you do about it?
“Try to understand that an oyster can only make a pearl” -Brendan Benson, Tiny Spark
Can you turn that irritation into a beautiful pearl?
Have you ever had a workplace so toxic, that you have to process everything that happens with your coworkers, excoriating the wrong-doers until you feel better?
Think about your old or current workplace.
How your emotions have gone from soaring hope to plunging despair in an instant.
How you kept asking yourself, why why am I going to this job that I hate?
Why can’t I find a new job that’s better?
Or even, “Why am I looking for a new job at all? All jobs are the same!”
Have you ever had a bad boss? Are you worried that if and when you start working again, you’re going to run into the same bad personalities that you left behind?
How are you going to deal with this fear that may be preventing you from doing your best at searching for jobs right now?
Come see us at the Nonprofit Career Club, at 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin, TX, Howson Library, at 5:30pm on Tuesday, August 24th.
Have you ever wanted to take a class with me? I am giving a webinar for TANO! (Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations) on September 22nd, 2010, from 2pm to 3:30pm Central Time, USA. The Official Details Managing Workplace Effectiveness Speaker Mazarine Treyz Position: Author, Blogger, Consultant Company: Wild Woman Fundraising Do you wish you could [...]