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March 2017


Young Professional Spotlight: Thaddeus Teo



Thaddeus is the Donor Relations Officer with the United Way of King County in Seattle. He's interned, he's volunteering, and he's deeply committed to getting other young professionals engaged in the profession. And of course, being from Seattle, yeah, he likes coffee.


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How to Avoid Working for a Bully at Your Next Nonprofit Job
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Action University Summary: The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work, by Teresa Amabile & Steven Kramer
What’s the secret to amazing performance? Empowering talented people to succeed at meaningful work. As Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer tell us in the Progress Principle, the key to great culture and performance is to create the conditions for great inner work life.


Class Action Suit Filed against PayPal's Giving Platform
A new class action suit alleges that PayPal's Charitable Giving Fund misrepresented its operations and its relationships with most U.S. nonprofit organizations and took donors' gifts intended for specific charities and directed them without consent to charities of PayPal's choice. (NonProfit Quarterly)


Convince Your Boss—You Need to Be at AFP's International Fundraising Conference
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AFP Membership Moment
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Top Ten: Keeping Donor Eyes Glued, Avoiding Nonprofit Job Hopping, Mom Proms & More
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