Heather Comstock Connects

Helping nonprofits and other volunteer organizations develop strong relationships and a clear voice in the community.

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Happy Christmas and a very Merry New Year!

Wishing everyone a happy, healthy, and wonderful holiday and 2013! Advertisements

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Reading Roundup: I Just Discovered RSS!

I’ve discovered the joy of the RSS feed! Yes, I know, pathetic and only about 10 years behind the times. Finally, I can keep track of all the blogs I like to follow in one place. Enjoy these discoveries as I return to a busy week of diverse activities such as preparing for a campout …

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Spinning Wheels or Incremental Gains?

I spent about a month this summer driving cross country. The odd thing is when I set out on the trip, I didn’t connect the dots to consider I was actually achieving one of the items on my bucket list. The trip was divided into segments and I didn’t really “add” them up and equate …

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No, Really! We’re Lots of Fun!

This week I ran across information saying that in this day and age, people are less likely to join and participate in groups than they were a generation or two ago. That was cheerful news to hear as I embark on a spree of recruiting efforts for one of my volunteer positions as the school …

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Random Reads from the Internet

Playing around on social media, I have run across some great stuff in the last couple of days.  Check out these recent discoveries! I discovered the Non-Profit Humor Blog via Linked In.  They had a great post, ” Charity Creates Committee to Find Out Why Nothing Ever Gets Done in Committee Meetings”.  Hmm…. can anyone …

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Building Strong Relationships

I believe that the key to an organization’s success is its relationships. Relationships with parent organizations, the larger community, and relationships among volunteers are the lifeblood of any organization. When leaders and volunteers feel comfortable and empowered in their roles, everyone can focus on the organizational priorities and most of all, enjoy their work and …

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