Here are some tips I've collected over the years about Email Database ways to make the season a joyful one for staff, volunteers, board members - and ourselves. Thank the stakeholders in your network - a phone call, email, thank-you note. Make time for personal one-to-one "thank-yous" or comments at meetings. Let people know what they've done to make Email Database a difference, and why it's important to you. Have a pot luck with staff and program volunteers to celebrate.
It's amazing what wonderful food people bring, and it's an Email Database easy way to celebrate. Let people in your network know what they've done to Email Database make a difference in the life of your nonprofit in your newsletter, emails, meetings. Have staff members or volunteers work with you on updates to the community, to thank the community for its support, and let Email Database them know about how your programs and services have made a difference. (it's a great kick-off for January, 2012.
Give your priorities your time and attention. We seldom Email Database regret spending time with loved ones, or giving something from the heart. We often regret taking too much time for things we feel we "must do." Breathe deeply. Smile. Wish for good things for others. Anne Hays Egan is an organizational development consultant to nonprofits. She is based in Email Database Placitas, near Santa Fe, NM. She provided workshops for United Way of America on Multi Funder issues, as well as to local and state groups.