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Category: Nonprofit Skills

The Power of Gift Seats for Giving Feedback

Giving and receiving effective feedback is an essential practice of every leader. When approached thoughtfully, it can accelerate learning and growth.  Of course, the best feedback is rarely easy. Whether conscious or not, we all live with “mental models,” or stories we tell ourselves about the world and who we are in relation to it. Read More

6 Job-Hunting Tips for Public Allies from Illumina

Illumina is an applied genomics technology company and the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Its products are used for applications in the life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture, and other emerging segments. Illumina also strives to practice diversity, inclusion, and fairness for all as part of its corporate culture, which led the Read More

Direct, with Respect: Sending Email Like a Pro

Communication strategies are an essential piece of Public Allies’ professional development training. How you speak—and are spoken to—in the workplace can have a major impact on your own mental health and how others perceive you. Email is no exception. As straight-forward as it may seem, learning to send effective email can improve your daily experience Read More