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Hope

| by Shannon Williams

Our team had a chance to talk with nonprofit executive, development, and marketing leaders last week. We discussed lessons learned in 2020—especially thinking about what seemingly temporary changes might in fact become permanent such as remote working and virtual meetings. Many execut…

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Lessons from a Strange Year

| by Staci Barfield

Well, this year has definitely started with a bang! Prior to the events of last week, 2021 was our promise of a respite from the calamity of 2020. During the last weeks of the year, I tried to take advantage of the holiday downtime to wrap up some projects – both personal and professi…

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Join Us In Welcoming These New Nonprofit Leaders

| by Bert Armstrong

Armstrong McGuire is proud to work with our clients to hire these exceptional individuals. Please join us in welcoming them to their new roles. Kelly CalabriaPresident and CEOFoundation for Health Leadership & InnovationPlease join FHLI as they welcome Kelly Calabria to their team. Kell…

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What A Year This Has Been!

| by Bert Armstrong

It is impossible to adequately summarize 2020. As this unusual year wraps up, we're reflecting on our learnings and thoughts through this recap of Armstrong McGuire blog posts over the last twelve months. Sending warm wishes for a wonderful 2021! Looking for…

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Never Let a Good Crisis Go To Waste

| by Bert Armstrong

One of my favorite movies is Forrest Gump, and one of my favorite parts of the movie is when Forrest returns from the war in Vietnam and buys a shrimp boat business, naming it Bubba Gump Shrimp. With no shrimping experience and an over-abundance of competition, Forrest has limited success. T…

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Focus on Family Time

| by Charrise Hart

Our guest blogger, Charrise Hart, is the Chief Executive Officer of Ready for School, Ready for Life. With the holidays upon us, I’ve been reflecting on giving and receiving gifts. Due to the pandemic, there are barriers to the traditional hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Whil…

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Ten Tips to Improve your Interview Skills

| by Beth Briggs

COVID is still with us and over the last eight months we have been adapting to the ongoing challenges it presents. Conducting professional job searches has changed as interactions are now virtual. In 2020, I directed four professional job searches for Armstrong McGuire’s clients. Six h…

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Resisting

| by Katie Weeks

I do not like writing. My story is “I am not good at writing. I am not clear enough. I have too much to say. I don’t have enough to say.” And so every time I need to write something more than an email I get anxious and then I put it off, which makes me more anxious, which …

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Join Us In Welcoming These New Nonprofit Leaders

| by Bert Armstrong

Armstrong McGuire is proud to work with our clients to hire these exceptional individuals. Please join us in welcoming them to their new roles. Timothy BrownDirector of Special GiftsMethodist Home for ChildrenTim Brown joins the Methodist Home for Children’s Advancement Team where he …

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Quantum Physics

| by Katie Weeks

As part of my Authentic Leadership coaching class through Raleigh Coaching Academy, I had the privilege of reading ten books to support the curriculum. Eight books into my reading I told my six-year-old son, Ian, that I had reading for school to do so I could only read him one book instead o…

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