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-====== At the Workplace Best Practices ====== 
  
-**A few extremely insightful articles** -- which are especially of notice related to the Non-Profits and Charities that I find myself involved with on an ongoing basis. 
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-  * [[linkedin>​do-you-really-want-innovation-your-business-charlene-boyce | Do you REALLY want innovation in your business?]] ... how-to to cultivate innovation, instead of stifling it\\ "If you want to be innovative, just banish that ‘let'​s not reinvent the wheel’ phrase from your vocabulary right now. ... Learn to approach your enthusiastic change-proposer with a debate model. ​ ...  With the benefit of your wisdom and their energy, you just may wind up with an innovative new idea that works."​ 
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-  * [[linkedin>​how-smart-people-get-feedback-truly-need-jeff-haden | How to Quit Asking Bad Questions and Start Asking Great Questions]] ... how-to get the **needed** input & information 
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-  * [[http://​www.techrepublic.com/​blog/​10-things/​10-immutable-laws-of-mistakes/​2633/​ | 10 immutable laws of mistakes]]\\ "​Mistakes are inevitable. But as Allan Norton explains, certain laws govern how we deal with them, learn from them, conceal them, and even profit from them." 
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-  * [[linkedin>​20141122174133-71196419-running-a-nonprofit-by-the-book | Running a Nonprofit "By the Book"​]] ... Six **needed** Manual to run a Non-Profit (or Business): 
-    * Leadership Manual (orientation,​ governing documents) 
-    * Policy Manual (wisdom of the board) ... [[linkedin>​i-never-met-policy-didnt-like-bob-harris-cae | I Never Met a Policy I Didn't Like]] 
-    * Style Guide (branding, image, logo, communication preferences) 
-    * Business Continuity or Crisis Manual (emergency prep, stored off-site) 
-    * Personnel Manual (HR handbook) 
-    * Procedures Manual (how-to processes and steps for administration by staff and/or committees). 
-  * [[linkedin>​20140901114137-71196419-checklists-improve-governance-management | Checklists Improve Governance & Management]] ... Not missing or forgetting anything is why I DO use Checklists 
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-  * [[linkedin>​20140726165844-88057972-client-service-101-5-key-concepts-i-have-observed | Client Service 101: 5 Key Concepts I Have Observed]]\\ I **need to be doing all of this** to really establish myself as a Technical Support Professional 
-  * [[http://​www.experts-exchange.com/​Other/​Consulting/​A_2111-WARNING-5-Reasons-why-you-should-NEVER-fix-a-computer-for-free.html | WARNING: 5 Reasons why you should NEVER fix a computer for free.]] 
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-  * [[linkedin>​20140320130616-2954-what-do-you-do-for-your-interns | What do you do for your interns?]] ... this is how an Internship should be done. 
-    * [[http://​www.theatlantic.com/​business/​archive/​2013/​06/​do-unpaid-internships-lead-to-jobs-not-for-college-students/​276959/​ | Do Unpaid Internships Lead to Jobs? Not for College Students]]\\ This is why the experience of **unpaid** work (volunteering) belongs only at a worthwhile charity or non-profit. 
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