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Happiness comes from intention, not luck

We do not expect to hit life milestones—getting a promotion, raising a child, running a marathon—without a fair bit of gumption and at least a tentative game plan. But we often fail to put the same amount of effort or planning into less tangible goals—even important ones, like being happier. Why is …

Overcoming Performance Anxiety: Reduce Stress and Be Your Best

This morning I recorded an interview with Steve Nill, my publisher at CharityChannel Press. He is making a promotional video for my newest book, …

A Scientific Guide to Writing Great Headlines on Twitter, Facebook, and Your Blog

Ever since we started Buffer a little over 2 years ago, people have been asking us about one question very specifically:<p>How can I write great …

Angry is a habit | Seth's Blog

It's easy to imagine habits like a scotch after dinner, biting your nails or saying, "you know" after every sentence. An event or a time of day …

Why Your Board Should Raise 10% of Your Nonprofit's Budget

It’s no secret that nonprofits struggle with money. In fact, the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s most recent State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey found that …

Why You're Not a Morning Person (and How to Become One)

At 6 AM, most of us are lucky if we have the energy to reach for acup of coffee. Mornings may be rough, but hold off on sleeping in. There are perks …

My Secret to Reading a Lot of Books

My girlfriend says I have a thing for books. I probably spend more money on books than any other expense, aside from food. Walking into a bookstore …

Summer Cleaning: A Data Hygiene Checklist Any Nonprofit Can Reference!

For many nonprofits, in particular schools, colleges, and universities, summer is a great time to do the all important “summer cleaning” that no one …