School starts next week. For working parents, this is always a frenetic time of the year. There are so many demands on our time – both self-imposed (finding time to enjoy the last days of summer vacation with our children) and forced-upon (school registration days, back-to-school nights and hunting for school supplies). And, in a region with so many folks employed by academic institutions, it’s the start of a busy time for lots of folks without kids, too.
So, in the spirit of helping our nonprofit peers meet all the demands that will made of them in the next few weeks, we thought we would share this insightful article from one of our favorite nonprofit folks, Vu Le, a nonprofit executive director, activist, blogger and very funny guy. “21 Creative Time-Saving Tips for Nonprofit Professionals” offers a variety of tongue-in-cheek strategies to help you do more nonprofit work in less time. You may not be able to apply them all (any?), but we promise that you’ll have a good laugh. And, you may even start to consider a few of them seriously the next time you are stuck in traffic due to school pick-up or the return of hoards of college students. Know that you’re not alone. We’ll be microwaving as quickly as we can at Spokes… Get your 21 tips here!