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Turn Your Dust Collecting Strategic Plan Into An Info-graphic

Turn Your Dust Collecting Strategic Plan Into An Info-graphic

  For most organizations strategic planning is an annual event. It is an excellent way to review and reflect on the past year, to be reminded of your mission and vision, and to plan for the year ahead.   We spend at least one full day at the end of each year conducting a strategic […]

Keep Up With All The Online Reading You Want To Do With This Simple Action

Keep Up With All The Online Reading You Want To Do With This Simple Action

  How we keep up with all of the information that gets sent our way?   Keeping up with everything you want to read is an insurmountable task. And so it should be, the more you read, the more you’re interested in.   How can you manage it all? When it comes to information being […]

Four steps to a clutter-free inbox

Four steps to a clutter-free inbox

  Is your inbox a dumping ground for any inbound communication? Here are 4 steps to take control right now.   Your inbox and desktop are the digital versions of your physical desk. An inbox with hundreds (or dare I say, thousands) of emails is like a desk with a massive pile of paper. You […]

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Great Software Solution for Creating Graphics

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A great, useful image-creating solution for communicators One of my favourite aspects of being a nonprofit professional is how uncomplicated some things can be to accomplish. If I have an idea, and the desire to see the idea to fruition, it can be done. It is not necessary for meetings, belabouring bureaucractic processes, and permission […]

The Cost of Employee Transition

The Cost of Employee Transition

I read an article last week about someone, describing herself as “typical millennial,” has had seven jobs in seven years. If this much transition is typical, imagine how much time and information gets lost between employees? With each new employee, organizations spend time, (and therefore money) getting them up to speed; and as each former […]

Be a Curator of Information

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How do you stay informed?   If you are responsible for being an expert about a specific topic it is very important to stay informed on that topic. How do you do that? You can curate information using Google Alerts. By using this feature you will receive a message when content you have tagged as […]

An Accessible Website in 12 Steps

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Information is being put online at a dramatic pace. According to IBM, 90% of the data in the world has been added in just the past two year alone! People who could not previously access information now can. And because of this, each person’s ability to learn, communicate, and share information has been drastically changed. […]

Google’s Policies: 6 essential must-knows

Google’s Policies: 6 essential must-knows

Some say the biggest lie told online is ‘I agree.’  So what exactly are we lying about? Services in Action has been reviewing the privacy policies and terms of use of companies whose software services are used every day. The purpose of this exercise, besides diving deep into some fascinating material, is to know exactly […]

Dropbox’s Policies: 8 essential must-knows

Dropbox’s Policies: 8 essential must-knows

Privacy policies and terms of use are not titillating. They usually conjure up images of long documents with small text, filled with words like ‘herein’ or ‘whereas’. But they’re important. My work, and probably yours too, is quickly moving from a desk to various mobile devices, and the more we work outside of a structured […]

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