Time is the most precious resource we have. If you ever foray into the world of self-employment, you become vividly aware of that fact. Suddenly you have to bill your work, often on an hourly basis. Each moment matters. Sandra Boone was kind enough to invite me to host a recent Cafe Conversation about what it’s like to start and run your own nonprofit consulting business.
I was happy to accept, and although the great group of smart professionals who joined me asked about a range of topics, one theme that cropped up frequently was the importance of time management. So here are a few tips culled from our discussion and selected to be applicable to anyone in the work world, regardless of whether or not you're running your own business.Read more
If someone told me when I graduated college three years ago that I’d be working as a nonprofit consultant, my response would have been: Me!?! A consultant? Don’t you have to be an expert to do that?
I’m no expert. I am, however, fortunate to have come into the nonprofit sector at a time when a less-than-desirable economy forced me to get creative with my career path.Read more