How to Use Intrinsic Motivation to Improve Employee Performance

Most people think that the key to employee motivation is giving performance-based raises. People will work harder for an uptick in their monthly paycheck.  But this common motivation tactic doesn’t actually do much, according to a Harvard Business Review article that detailed the findings of an analysis of 120 years of previous research. They found little correlation between…

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Got Email Overload? 14 Email Management Tools for Organizing Your Inbox

Most people have a love-hate relationship with their email inbox. On the one hand, email can be exciting — whether you’re making progress with a client, replacing a meeting with a (much more efficient) email thread, or receiving an invitation to a fun social gathering. On the other hand, though, email can be overwhelming — especially if…

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Make Personas for Your Nonprofit [Free PowerPoint Templates]

Who are you marketing to? It’s a question that’s all-at-once simple, yet hard to answer in short and with confidence.  For many nonprofits, this question is a vital one.  With limited marketing budgets, and stretched resources nonprofits of all shapes and sizes cannot afford to waste their efforts on marketing that is not tailored to the right audiences.  That’s where personas…

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22 Stats That Show Why Your Business Should Be Active on Instagram [Infographic]

Despite its impressive reach — over 300 million daily active users and counting — it took some time for marketers to realize the business potential of Instagram.  Not only is including Instagram in your social media marketing strategy helpful in terms of achieving high levels of engagement and brand awareness, but it can also make it easier for you…

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