Sophia Guevara, one of EPIP's Social Media Fellows, shares these social media lessons learned in a Master's Showcase for Wayne State University.Read more
There are so many great resources for the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors–from publications and research centers to academic and professional development opportunities. EPIP LA is happy to share this new, easy-to-use resource guide to help emerging foundation professionals be more effective in their work and more connected to the field...Read more
The Boys and Men of Color Twitter chat that occurred on January 29th was a partnership between the Council on Foundations, EPIP, ABFE and The Executive Alliance...Read more
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, whose legacy we celebrate this month, was one of the greatest communicators in modern history. He understood the power of the spoken and written word to inform, inspire, and heal individuals, communities, nations, and the world. In Dr. King’s memoir of the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, he argued...Read more
This January, EPIP is highlighting the Measuring a Leader skill of Communications. Social change leaders: Communicate ideas and concepts clearly, persuasively, and dynamically; and Express ideas clearly through both verbal and written means...Read more
In a recent Twitter chat, the organizer asked participants to discuss how they have worked to master interpersonal skills. When it came time to discuss strengths and weaknesses, one person mentioned decision-making and the desire to make everyone happy. This is an issue that would ring true with many people.Read more
This post was authored by Alicia Barrett, a Trust Administrative Officer with U.S. Trust, Bank of America. Alicia is also a member of the Washington, D.C. chapter of Emerging Practitioners In Philanthropy.
Being a strong communicator is a wonderful quality that every employer, friend and significant other wants you to have, but let’s face it, communicating your ideas clearly and persuasively does not come naturally (especially for the reserved folks like me out there). To learn how to become a better communicator, I turned to my local Toastmasters International club...Read more