Maybe people can't have work-life balance at nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofit Work-Life Balance

Speaking of work-life balance, I was just reading an article in The Next Web, written by Richard Walton. I think it has some take-home points for small to mid-size organizations with whom I work. The title is “Why We Need to Shatter the Illusion of Work-life Balance for Entrepreneurs.” What is work life balance for …

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First 100 Days of President Trump Nature Environment

100 Days of Trump’s Nature

On Earth Day last Saturday, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke collaborated on a guest column in the Waco Tribune-Herald (click & read). In it the wrote that “Since January, the Trump administration has been fighting to grow jobs while protecting the air we breathe, …

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Distance Between Bear Eyes Outdoors is Commensurate to Size

The Further the Eyes…

Touch your eyes. Not too hard. 😛 How far apart are they? There’s this principle that the space between your eyes is commensurate to the size of your body. How far apart are the eyes of a mouse? Yeah. Like really tiny ’cause they’re tiny. Right? How far apart are the eyes of an elephant? …

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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Lower Michigan's National Park

Sleeping Bear Dunes

Last weekend was my first solo adventure in a long while. I headed north to lower Michigan’s national park: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. It formed from legislation the year I was born, in 1970. Public land around private inholdings from Point Betsie to Leland was federally protected (click for map). And two islands. More …

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Member of Congress Justin Amash Republican Michigan at Town Hall

Liberty versus Public Lands

Today the US Senate just passed House House Joint Resolution 44 against public lands (click here). Stellar for libertarianism. Bad for a free country. The US House of Representatives passed Resolution 44 as one of many disapproving Obama-era policies. This resolution disapproves an Interior Department rule for the BLM known as “Planning Rule 2.0.” It requires …

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One Nonprofit Organization Story about grassroots advocacy leading people to activism

A Nonprofit Story

There was once a nonprofit organization not dissimilar to yours. It wasn’t a nonprofit at first. It was just a few people: James, Maria, and Robert. Separately, they each enjoyed something of the American dream. Their homes weren’t so prefab and crunched together. The surrounding mountains weren’t excavated flat. Stream water wasn’t clouded with sediment …

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