2 Yoga Techniques Everyone Should Take to Work This Year

 

No matter what job you have, I am sure you can agree with me that work is stressful. Deadlines, projects, meetings, and the more than occasional late night are common denominators for all of us. As jobs become increasingly time consuming and mentally demanding, finding ways to alleviate stress throughout the work day is critical to our stability and well-being.

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Posted by Allison Carpenter on Jan 26, 2017 7:52:10 AM

Topics: Lessons Learned, Problem Solving

5 Time Management Tips for Being Efficient in the New Year

 

As Creative Science Labs’ lead project manager, I am constantly looking for ways to be more productive, more efficient, and better at managing my time. Countless times I have said, “...if only there were a few more hours in the day,” but I have found that with proper preparation and an adaptable mindset, you can create those hours you’re missing.

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Posted by Janine Marczak on Jan 18, 2017 9:12:56 AM

Topics: Lessons Learned, Problem Solving

Taking An Agile Approach to New Year's Resolutions


 

 

Ah, yes! New Year’s Resolutions. Everyone has them and most of us (including myself) often fail to keep them. This year I am trying out a new approach and so far, so good. Read More...
Posted by Nate Andorsky on Jan 11, 2017 11:29:44 AM

Topics: Lessons Learned, Entrepreneur, Problem Solving

Start With Why: Effective Organizational Messaging


 

 

On Monday I sat in a meeting with a team member and we talked about how our blog was performing. We pondered if the content topics were interesting enough, if the posts were getting enough traction, we even wondered if we might need to change our content strategy all together.  Read More...
Posted by Allison Carpenter on Dec 16, 2016 9:08:53 AM

Topics: Impact, Company Culture, Lessons Learned, messaging, Problem Solving

Collect and Connect the Dots


 

 

As each day passes, there’s an increased need to find solutions for the many problems we face, both big and small. In that search, it’s common to first look at what relevant experiences you have and try to “connect the dots” between them to sketch out a concept for what might work. But I think there’s another important step, one that would enable you to draw a more refined vision for success from learnings or resources from your connections and networks. It’s why of late, I make a conscious effort to “collect the dots” before I connect them .
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Posted by Chris Fowler on Dec 9, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Topics: Lessons Learned, Problem Solving

3 Business Lessons I Learned While Marathon Training

 

According to Greek legend, the first man to run a “marathon,” Pheidippides, dropped dead after he finished his 26.2-mile trot to tell the people of Athens of the victory against the Persians at the Battle of Marathon. So why would anyone want to take on this endeavor voluntarily ? For some people, it’s about the physical challenge. For some, it’s about maintaining a fitness plan. For me, it was about learning what I am capable of and what it takes to achieve success.
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Posted by Janine Marczak on Nov 30, 2016 9:52:17 AM

Topics: Lessons Learned, Problem Solving

Learning To Be Thankful Year Round

 

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Posted by Nate Andorsky on Nov 23, 2016 11:11:03 AM

Topics: Lessons Learned

5 Tactics for a Successful End-of-Year Campaign

 

I know, I know -- summer isn't even over yet, and we're already talking about end-of-year (EOY) campaigns. But just like retailers, nonprofits are finding that they have to get on the ball with planning for one of the biggest fundraising windows of the year earlier than ever. Before you know it, it will be November, when things really start to get crazy.  Read More...
Posted by Will Grana on Aug 23, 2016 11:57:51 AM

Topics: Non-Profit, Lessons Learned, Campaign

4 Things The Case Foundation Taught Me about Company Culture

I’m a developer. I spend my days building, coding, sketching, and making websites for some amazing organizations that are contributing to a better world. On the surface, you might think that’s it. Developers sometimes have a reputation of being the ones who hide in their corner all day, not wanting to talk to anyone, not wanting to come up for air, furiously clicking and typing away for hours, days, weeks on end to beat the deadline.

 

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Posted by Will Grana on Aug 1, 2016 3:08:53 PM

Topics: Company Culture, Lessons Learned