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Blog
Jan 01
Peggy Hoffman

Who says 13 is an unlucky number? Not the three of us at Mariner! Year 13 was our best year yet. It was also our busiest. And it was chock full of firsts. Probably the coolest thing about last year was how lucky we were to try new things and work with some awesome new clients.

Blog
Dec 28
Carol Blattau
Yes I can

When PRSA Maryland needed volunteers for a one-time task, many of our active volunteers raised their hands. But when they were still coming up short, a “sure I can help” came from a longtime yet relatively inactive volunteer. This volunteer, while still on the books, had settled into very much a behind-the-scenes, third-string position.

Blog
Dec 23
Peggy Hoffman
gift box

On a recent webinar, I was asked again for ideas on how reward and recognize volunteers. It seems many people are stuck on what gifts they can give. Well, here are five that dare I say are in fact on your volunteer’s wish list …

Blog
Dec 23
Peggy Hoffman
Truth spelled out in a box

Let's tell the truth about volunteers. We know through research and practice that volunteering is changing but even the trends toward micro and virtual volunteering don't change many truths.

Blog
Dec 22
Carol Blattau
 FreeImages.com/ Hermann Schmidt

The best piece of advice I received when I was in college was to view each day I had classes as if I was on a 9 to 5 job. I was a working mom at the time juggling family, college and a job so any advice on balancing my life was welcomed. I heeded that advice and made it a point on those days I had class to get to the college early and stay after class to work on assignments.

Blog
Dec 21
Peggy Hoffman
Yes, No, Maybe Die

It’s that time of year again for many – the time when you have to go out and find volunteers. Here a few tips on responding to the yes, the no, and the maybe ...

Blog
Dec 17
Carol Blattau

It’s time for #ThrowbackThursday! And in the spirit of that classic A Christmas Carol, here are some “Posts of New Year’s Resolutions Past”

Blog
Dec 16
Carol Blattau

As you ponder your 2016 resolution list on how to be a more effective board member, think about some of the ways you can personally improve your chapter's member and volunteer engagement.

Blog
Dec 15
Peggy Hoffman

What's on your 2016 list of resolutions (you have 16 days to ponder)? Will it be to do something innovative with your volunteer workforce?

White Paper
Dec 01
Peggy Hoffman

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