Implementing A 15-Minute Debrief

Consider implementing a 15-minute debrief at the end of your work day. Intentionally carving out time for a daily debrief allows your team to receive client updates and share personal highs and lows of the day. These discussions offer an opportunity...

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Mastering Your Mindset

  Leadership demands focus. But focus, in any setting, can be difficult and does not come naturally. It takes effort and determination to achieve your goals each day. As you look to work efficiently and effectively this week: Focus on...

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Policies & Procedures

A well-structured Policy & Procedure Manual provides a framework for how daily tasks should be carried out and sets a standard for employees and volunteers. Written policies help staff and volunteers understand what is...

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Foundation for Success

Before becoming proficient at anything, you have to master the basic fundamentals and lay a foundation that will allow for success to be built.  If you do not start with a firm foundation, you will only be able to manage for a little while. If...

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Time Management

As leaders, we rarely get to choose the context in which we operate. Staff members come and go, volunteers move away and center budgets fluctuate. However, we do have the opportunity to choose how we react and use our time when things...

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Honoring All Mothers

As we enter into a new week that honors mothers, we encourage you to turn your attention to the women your center has served who will not be holding their children in their arms on Mother’s Day. This week, make an effort to honor not only the...

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Important Message For Your Supports Communicating The Care Act

  Have you shared with your supporters what the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can do for them? One of the most significant steps the federal government has taken amidst the global pandemic are the provisions made in...

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Legacy Giving Wills & Bequests

One way for individuals to support your center’s mission is to leave a bequest in their will, living trust or with a codicil. A bequest is a continuation of a supporter’s values and aspirations. The gift leaves a legacy that is...

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How Your Pregnancy Resource Center Can Build Trust With Clients

Following up with a client once they have left your center is one of the most important things you can do to ensure support and build trust with that individual. A client’s situation can quickly change once she has left your center. A woman who...

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Believe It Or Leave It

You have to ‘believe it or leave it’. Sharing a common set of values is crucial as your staff looks to uphold the integrity of your center and meet your goals. Encourage your staff to pursue a reputation that is above reproach. While this...

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