Are you my type? Understanding personality styles

Throughout your education or career, you have likely been exposed to personality or style assessments. From Carl Jung’s work in the 1920s to the well-known Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (1966) and DISC programs, among others, these assessments are often used to help groups of people communicate, work more cooperatively, and understand each other better. “Type preferences“Are you my type? Understanding personality styles”

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A dozen reasons why we love Twitter

Here at RMA, we are neither “early adopters” nor are we technological Luddites. We try to use time efficiently, staying current on things, and always with one eye out for what works–and what doesn’t–in nonprofit communications. In recent months we’ve become a big fan of Twitter. Not convinced? Consider this: 1 – When a follower“A dozen reasons why we love Twitter”

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The power of a strategic plan . . . is almost magic!

Do you ever wish you had the proverbial “magic wand?” In one grand sweep, you could raise more money, energize your board, motivate and reward staff, get more grants, and accomplish more lasting good through your programs. Guess what? The magic wand you dream of may actually be within reach. It’s called a three-year strategic“The power of a strategic plan . . . is almost magic!”

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Go “off the grid” to improve board recruitment

Are you actively recruiting new board members? Even if your board today is what you consider the optimum size, your “radar” of prospective directors should always be tuned up.  We had a lively Bagel Banter conversation recently about recruitment challenges. No doubt you’ve been taught to use a board grid to consider diversity and inclusiveness“Go “off the grid” to improve board recruitment”

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