Speaker: Kat Morgan – We focus on creating a better world but what about inside our organizations? 20% of nonprofit staff are burned out according to Nonprofit Quarterly. Maybe you’re feeling crispy or some of your colleagues are showing signs. With limited resources our sector simply can’t afford that. Given the urgent need for our services, the cost of burnout on this scale threatens our impact. What can be done? Would it surprise you to learn that opportunities abound? Many factors create this chronic problem giving us many responsive strategies to address it. We can make changes inside our organization so we don’t cultivate burnout. How would you like to decrease turnover and increase morale? Come learn about innovative policies and simple strategies for creating an organizational culture that sustains you and your staff without compromising impact. You’ll hear provocative ideas and explore promising practices in our sector. You’ll have an opportunity to explore the best fits for your organization.
Kat Morgan, MSOD, MSW, has decades of experience in the nonprofit sector. She founded ChangeAbility Solutions to facilitate organizational change and provide training and coaching to nonprofit professionals. A fierce advocate for sustainability in nonprofits, she has developed and implemented policies that improve conditions for staff, increasing morale and productivity. She was cited by Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman in their book The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout.