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Fostering discussions on industry news, effective data management, improved workflow, morale and funding.

Save More Time Now: Leveraging Workflow in Software and Technology


There's a common (and unfortunate) misconception out there that certain industries are perfectly fine relying less on technology than others. Social workers, healthcare workers and people in similar professions don't necessarily have a pressing urge for information management and case management software because most of their day is spent in-person.

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April 26 ,2017

That Special Extra Chromosome!

We have all seen children and adults with Downs Syndrome at some point in our life. Some of our families have actually been directly affected by this.

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April 26 ,2017

Generations

I still have a full set of Windows 3.11 on 3.5’ floppies. It was a wonderful time. With a bit of 10 BASE2 coax cable, BNC T-connectors, network interface cards (NICs), and a couple of 50 ohm terminators we could get computers to talk to one another. How could we forget the fun we had getting the interrupts set properly on the bus cards. And when it was all done, our first foray into network gaming, Duke Nukem, roared to life. Of course I figured out early how to use the mouse instead of the keyboard. The kids never knew what hit ‘em.

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April 25 ,2017

Fundraising Tips - Are you Leaving Money on the Table?

This week's Movie Monday's video tip is about your ability to ask for larger gifts when it counts.  Check it out.

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April 24 ,2017

Matrix Management in the Modern Nonprofit

In the 1970s a management concept called the matrix structure began to take hold in American industry.

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April 24 ,2017

It's National Volunteer Week

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National Volunteer Week, brought to you by Points of Light, is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their community. Their stories can serve to inspire others to find ways to take action that creates change.

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April 17 ,2017

Increase Your Funding and Annual Operating Revenue

Here's a new video from our friends at Movie Mondays.  Want to here some tips about fundraising and improving your annual operating revenue?  Check it out.

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April 17 ,2017

Starting a Conversation About Your Organization.

This week's fundraising tip comes from our friends at Movie Mondays.

How do you start a conversation with your community?

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April 13 ,2017

Enlightenment

Congress enacted the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act in 1974 and ushered in a new era of enlightenment in juvenile justice.  The original law provided for the deinstitutionalization of status offenders requiring that youth who are runaways, truants, or curfew violators cannot be detained in juvenile detention facilities or adult jails.

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April 11 ,2017

Peace of Mind - Part II

Last week we published part one of our interview with J.A. Leyrer, MSW, a colleague who has recently retired after working in drug and alcohol rehabilitation for thirty years. Ms. Leyrer was a pioneer in the field of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy who combined the concept of mindfulness with traditional CBT techniques to guide clients through their journey of self-discovery. Here’s part two of that interview.

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April 07 ,2017

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