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Tip of the Week: Three Good Things

October 3, 2022, The Association
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This Monday we’re on the hunt for happiness—and once we find it, we’re going to practice celebrating it. In his webinar on creating a meaningful self care plan, The ASPCA’s...
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Tip of the Week: Keeping Score

This week’s tip’s a test you can take to assess your professional quality of life. The word resilience is tossed around a lot these days—and while there are various definitions,...
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Tip of the Week: Stewarding the Gift

You’ve heard of the importance of stewarding your donors, but how about stewarding the gift? Last week we kicked off the Strength Training for Fundraisers webinar series with A Bigger,...
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Tip of the Week: Fancy Meeting You Here

Heard the one about the Zoom meeting that everyone planned for and participated in? Yup, they do exist. This week’s tip offers info for your inspo. Steven Rogelberg, PhD, author...
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Tip of the Week: No-Brainer Fundraiser

Hey there, Monday! Time once again for Tip of the Week, where we pass along tools, time-savers, and just-plain-genius ideas that experts, colleagues and members of The Association have suggested...
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Tip of the Week: Get It In Writing

When it comes to the threat of eviction, this week’s tip can make all the difference in keeping pets in their homes. The scenario is all too common. A new...
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Tip of the Week: Embrace the Suck

Hey there, Monday! Time once again for Tip of the Week, where we pass along tools, time-savers, and just-plain-genius ideas that experts, colleagues and members of The Association have suggested...
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Tip of the Week: Breaktime to Make Time

Ever skipped lunch because you had too much work to do? This week’s tip demonstrates that productivity—and team morale—can actually increase when we take regular breaks. During the peak of...
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Tip of the Week: Dog-Friendly, Financially Savvy

When it comes to housing, the bias against renting to pet owners is real. And in a time when many people are facing financial hardship, the availability of animal-friendly housing...
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Tip of the Week: 10 Best Safety Practices for Animal Transport

You may have read last week’s blog about shelter populations increasing and numbers of animals transported out decreasing. If you are planning to start or resume a transport program, here...
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Tip of the Week: To the Moon & Back

Ever heard of a moonshot forum? This week we look at the next big thing in brainstorming. “A moonshot forum is a great way to encourage your team to think...
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Tip of the Week: Right on the Button

Caution: This week’s tip might result in a very jarring experience….and we think you’re gonna love it. Workplace values are key to a healthy organizational culture. But how can you...
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