Monthly Archives: July 2016

Hello? Are You There? Did You Get My Email?

Do you ever get the feeling your emails are being sent to some cyberspace black hole rather than the intended recipient?  They haven’t answered, surely that must mean they didn’t get it, right? Email, and in particular, how immediate many … Continue reading

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Volunteer Recognition: A Calendar of Recognition

To this point in this series of articles on volunteer recognition we have discussed: Be specific, be sincere. Motivational Styles:  Achievement, Affiliation, and Power Duration of Service Intensity of Service Admittedly, it’s a lot of different factors to juggle simultaneously.  … Continue reading

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Volunteer Recognition: Duration and Intensity

Have you ever been over-recognized? You know…you do some small task for an individual or a group, and the accolades and thank you’s you receive are far too grandiose for the service actually rendered?  It’s an uncomfortable feeling. On the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Recognition: Motivational Styles

Motivation:  The reason or reasons someone has for acting in a particular way. Indulge me for a moment, and ask yourself this question- “What is it that motivates me to do my job?” Jot down your answers (multiple answers are … Continue reading

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