Eight attributes of strong leaders and teams

Throughout my career, I have spent a great deal of time studying leadership. Some of that study was from working and watching my bosses, and the remainder was through reading and listening to...

'Tis the season for giving

When we get close to the end of the year, there are three different things I think about personally: Thanksgiving (my favorite holiday), my upcoming birthday (December 1, in case you are...

The Dot Org Solutions team describes their versatile career paths

The staff at Dot Org Solutions was asked to reminisce on their versatile career paths and describe them in one word.

Picking the best vendor partner or contractor for your company

This blog was originally published on September 20, 2019. Like most small agencies and consulting firms, we outsource certain types of work to outside vendors or contractors and have vendor...

Dot Org Solutions webinar series to focus on nonprofit resilience

Our communities rely on nonprofits to thrive. So, we must provide as many opportunities as possible during this pandemic to support nonprofits and nonprofit professionals. Essentially, when the...

At-home distractions and how to combat them

When we decided to temporarily close our office in March and our team started working from home, we had a lot to figure out. Luckily, I had a desk and a semi-dedicated office space to work in, but...

Things the pandemic taught me about managing a business

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in early 2020, I, like most business owners, had to learn how to manage a business in a crisis.

How to find value in webinars and virtual professional development

Even before the pandemic, webinars were an easy way for all of us to do a little professional development, hear some new ideas or even validate some old ones. Once the pandemic hit, I felt like I...

Reasons nonprofits can (and should) use LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great tool, but many employees of nonprofit organizations and small businesses do not fully understand its benefits. This is due to a variety of factors, including limited brand...

Dot Org launches “Café” to focus on nonprofit professional development

Normally when I write a blog for Dot Org, I focus on a topic related to leadership and/or the nonprofit sector. But today I’m taking a break from our traditional blog format to talk about several...