Tag Archives: Management

Beating Back Burnout Culture in the Progressive Movement

While committing one’s life to the service of others is valiant, doing so at the cost of one’s personal sustainability is counter-productive. The path to a sustainable progressive movement begins with investing in our own personal health, happiness and long-term vision for our careers. In this interview, Emilie Aries of Bossed Up, LLC talks about preventing burnout – the topic of her upcoming Netroots Nation training.

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Nonprofit Productivity: How to Get Sh*t Done While Wearing Many Hats

Chances are you wear a lot of hats. Many of us have to manage competing responsibilities on a daily basis, while continuing to move our missions forward. In this interview, Bridgett Colling of See3 Communications talks about being productive while wearing many hats – the topic of her upcoming Netroots Nation training.

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7 Legal Rules for Online Advocacy That Everyone Should Know

Can a c3 lose its tax status over a careless tweet? What happens when a politician “likes” your organization’s Facebook page? In this interview, Isaiah Castilla of Alliance for Justice talks about legal rules for using social media, blogs and email as part of an advocacy toolkit – the topic of his upcoming Netroots Nation training.

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How to launch your organization online

It’s spring, and it’s the season of new growth and renewal! Whether you’re a rather famous political leader running for President, or a future Executive Director launching a brand new organization, here’s some tips to make it a successful one. The phase between “thinking about it” and launching is crucial. What you do now can […]

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Please don’t quit! Keeping online staff happy in their jobs

It’s no secret that turnover can sometimes be high in the digital organizing world. It’s a fast-paced environment and new job opportunities pop up every election cycle. This post explores four things you can do to keep your online communications staff happy.

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Saving daylight: 3 easy ways to save time while organizing online

Daylight Savings was on Sunday and it got me thinking about saving time. In honor of Sunday, here are three easy things you can do to save time while doing online organizing.

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