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BELAY’s Top 10 Favorite Things

Baroness Maria Augusta von Trapp has them. So does Oprah. And now, BELAY has them, too. We’re talking about our favorite things – but there aren’t any ‘whiskers on kittens’ or ‘276 free Pontiac G6s’ to be found on our list. Because with remote work now (finally) becoming so popular, our BELAY team wants to help you set up your…
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One Reason Your Summer Break Could Be Better This Year

WARNING: The following may make you uncomfortable. Anxious, even.  It’s not often when executives or business owners share messages like the one below, and I apologize in advance for any discomfort or temporary paralysis it may cause.  But in an effort to maintain complete transparency, I thought it would be best to share the message, in its entirety and unedited.…

7 Team Building-Activities for Remote Nonprofit Employees

65% of virtual employees have never had a team-building session. Here are 7 team building activities for remote employees. Try one out today!
5 Signs It’s Time To Hire A VA For Your Nonprofit
As A Nonprofit, You Won’t Enjoy Your Summer Vacation This Year. But BELAY Can Change That.
How To Keep Your Nonprofit’s Morale High When Working Remotely
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Day In The Life: Sarah Langston

Sarah’s journey into remote work – specifically as the Social Media Strategist for none other than our CFO and COO Lisa Zeeveld – likely sounds very familiar: “ to have the flexibility to be at home with my 1-year-old!” Maybe you already work from home and are nodding along like this is a sermon that speaks directly to your heart. …
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