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VT readers ask questions about volunteer management and administration. Ask Connie, an experienced volunteer manager, consultant and trainer, provides the answers for all to see.
Send questions to AskConnieP@cs.com

~2012 ~

Dear Volunteer Today Readers:

This month I offer you my top ten New Year’s resolutions specifically for volunteer program managers.  We’re always focused on what we can and should do for others.  In 2012, I encourage you to remember to take good care of yourself too!

Best wishes for a successful New Year!


Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions

arrow Do something you love to do, and that you do best, every single day.

arrow Do something just for you every single day.

arrow Give yourself credit and a pat on the back when you deserve it.

arrow Strive to learn something new every single day.

arrow Make professional contacts and network. 

arrow Practice professional courage by stepping out of your comfort zone.

arrow Listen more than you talk.

arrow Develop a method to track your life goals, your daily engagements, and your to-do list.

arrow Read voraciously to continue to learn and grow.

arrow Take yourself a little less seriously.

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Do you have a question? Now you too can ask an expert!

Connie Pirtle, of Strategic NonProfit-Resources, has 15 years' experience in working with volunteers. She has consulted and/or trained for such organizations as the Washington National Cathedral, Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Music America, and the Association for Volunteer Administration.

Send your questions to Connie at AskConnieP@cs.com.
Connie Pirtle
Strategic Nonprofit Resources
314 E. Marie Dr. * Stillwater, OK 74075 * VOICE: 405.372.8142 or 202-306-1492

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