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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 E06: When Colleagues Don’t Respect Deadlines

Your colleagues don’t respect deadlines, which in turn makes you miss yours, and then you have to deal with the repercussions. It happens repeatedly, and you’re in an ugly pattern of negativity. Yuck. How do you break the cycle?

This week we go upside-down (literally) to jump-start our thinking! Read more

S1 E03: Time for a New Website?

Is it time for a new website?“Website Blues” works for a nonprofit with a 2-3 year-old website that’s crashing a lot, and wonders how to tell when it’s time to cut losses and get a new one.

Sometimes the answer is clear, but very often it’s grey! In this episode we explore whether it’s worth trying to keep the current website a while longer, or start investing in a new one.

We look at the situation through the lens of swadhyaya — a principle of yoga which teaches us to take time for self-study, and to observe without judgment — plus a reminder to look at the organization’s mission and compare it with the website’s intended function.

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