THINGS TO READ

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5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload

Published by the Harvard Business Review, this article includes things like practicing acceptance and examining assumptions and expectations.

Research_ When Managers Are Overworked, They Treat Employees Less Fairly

Published by the Harvard Business Review, read about research done on managers work balance affecting employees.

How to Say No to Taking on More Work

Published by the Harvard Business Review, this article is similar to the two articles below. It’s about expectations and says “The manner in which you say no is so important”.

How to Talk to Your Manager about Being Overwhelmed with Your Workload

Published by the Washington Post, this article is great on how to approach one of those hard topics! Communication is key, as is the approach taken. A must read!

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

Published by the Harvard Business Review, this is a similar themed article to the one above. Read both and note the similarities and differences on how to approach the topic.

Is Poverty Inevitable?

Published by the annual Goal Keepers Data Report, this comes from Bill and Melinda Gates. See what their thoughts are on the direction of poverty and how to continue to improve the human condition.

Awake to Woke to Work

Published by Equity in the Center, this report and article goes in depth into what they refer to as the Race Equity Cycle where organizations go through different stages; awake, woke, and work. The ultimate goal of which is to have an intentional approach to develop race equity in your organization.

How to Overcome Negative Thinking

Published by Take the Lead, this article addresses the cycle of negative emotions from the cognitive therapist perspective. An external event comes into our thoughts, which then impacts our emotions, which creates a response, or action. As negative thinking effects the cycle this article addresses how to re-frame your thoughts to decrease the impact of that stinkin’ thinkin’.

Diversity in the Nonprofit Sector

Published by the Center for Effective Philanthropy, this article and report narrows in on the ways diversity is relevant to nonprofit organizations’ goals. It answers questions like how are foundations involved in the diversity efforts of grantees, and how would those grantees like their funders to be involved.

Managing Oneself

Published by the Harvard Business Review and written by Peter Drucker, this article talks about the opportunity that sits before you. All good things come with an amount of responsibility. Read this as Peter helps you unpack your strengths to achieve lasting excellence.