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Feb 07th

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Simple things you can do to advance your career

Simple things you can do to advance your careerComplacency in the workforce should be avoided at all costs. Though some employees tend to settle into a work routine that is predictable and on cruise control, those who set short term and long term goals know that advancement in their career has to be thought out, planned and properly implemented to make it to the next level.

If we are going to spend so much time seeking work, at work, doing work and/or thinking about work, we should strive to make this whole employment thing beneficial for us via positive matriculation through the ranks with our employers, and also obtaining and maintaining clients and wealth as entrepreneurs as well.
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FUNdraising Good Times: Ten solutions to a board who won't fundraise: Fundraising in an imperfect world– Part one

FUNdraising Good Times: Ten solutions to a board who won't fundraise: Fundraising in an imperfect world– Part oneWhat do you do if your board doesn't have the connections, experience or willingness to be involved in fundraising? How will your nonprofit secure the money and resources it needs to deliver on its mission?
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FUNdraising Good Times: 12 things to consider before you start a nonprofit

FUNdraising Good Times: 12 things to consider before you start a nonprofitThe nonprofit sector is diverse and innovative. People are always creating solutions to the many challenges that arise. We see a problem and seek to fix it. We experience something wonderful and we want others to share in our joy. There are two ways that nonprofits are different from for profit organizations: most nonprofits seek contributions from others as a form of revenue, and board members or trustees do not benefit financially.
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Black Economic Empowerment: Pilot entrepreneurship program aims to train Black business owners for success

Black Economic Empowerment: Pilot entrepreneurship program aims to train Black business owners for successWASHINGTON, DC - Cathy Hughes went from sleeping on the floor of her radio station as a struggling single mother to the ownership of the largest Black-owned broadcast company in the U.S. and the first publicly traded company owned by an African-American woman.
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FUNdraising Good Times: How to create a fundraising plan

FUNdraising Good Times: How to create a fundraising planThe fundraising plan is at the core of successful fundraising. But what exactly is a fundraising plan? Is it a spreadsheet? A list of activities? A list of potential donors and funders? Our answer: it's this and so much more.

Here are four things to consider when creating your fundraising plan.
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Northside architect wins “diversity in business” award

Northside architect wins “diversity in business” awardJamil Ford, president of the Northside architecture firm, Mobilize Design & Architecture, was recently presented a Diversity in Business award.

The award, sponsored by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, recognizes some of the Twin Cities leading business leaders (owners and executives) from the GLBT and ethnic minority communities.
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FUNdraising Good Times: Black Philanthropy Month

FUNdraising Good Times: Black Philanthropy MonthIt's August – that means its Black Philanthropy Month.

Too often philanthropy is still viewed as a word that belongs to someone else – a word associated primarily with a small percentage of white people with wealth who give large transformative gifts. Yet the word philanthropy means love of humankind – a love expressed in a great diversity of ways by a great diversity of people. And that is the value of Black Philanthropy Month. To remind us that we are philanthropists and that we can – and do – make an impact in our local communities and globally. It encourages black donors to declare, "I'm a black philanthropist" and to get busy on social media with #IamABP.
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