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S1 E15: Neck & Shoulder Love to Counter Computer-asana

“Tense!” writes:

I was wondering if you could recommend some specific neck and shoulder stretches that would be good to do during short breaks at work. I’m sure my fellow nonprofit communicators (and those in other roles, too!) can identify — doing computer-asana, or working at a computer all day, can really take its toll on the neck and shoulders!

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S1 E13: Help! Email is Taking Over my Life!

This week we hear from Tim, who recognizes he’s having trouble moving his nonprofit’s mission and priorities forward because he’s spending so much time just managing his email inbox.

While I’m sure many of us would like to, we can’t do away with email. It’s a critical communication tool, both internally and externally. In this episode of the Yoga of Nonprofit Communications, we explore ways to live with email AND move our missions and priorities forward.

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S1 E12: How to Focus Your Nonprofit’s Communications Efforts to Maximize Results

This week we hear from a listener who is already maxed out in managing all the communications for a nonprofit, but looking for ways to “work smarter,” essentially – to better understand what’s working, and do more of it, to help the organization increase its online presence, and recruit more volunteers and donors.

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S1 E10: Easy, Low-Tech Ways to Keep Your Nonprofit Safer Online

This week we talk with two special guests – Patrick Lucey and Jordan McCarthy, co-founders of Secured Advisors – and learn some easy, low-tech ways that nonprofits can stay safer online.

My favorite highlights:

  • Using passphrases (not just passwords), with intentional misspellings so they can’t be guessed, is a great opportunity to work some positive affirmations into your day! 🙂
  • Tips for the ever-present problem of how to share passwords within your organization (because sometimes you need to go on vacation and have someone else run the organizational Twitter account for a little while!).
  • Balancing the easier-but-less-secure (which may be appealing in the short run) option versus the more-secure-but-harder-to-use (perhaps better in the long run).
  • Online security is more about people and how they behave, than it is about technology.

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