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Well-being @Work (especially for fundraisers)

How does your workplace support physical, mental, and team health? It's not just about self-care, y'all, it's about team-care.  Look at the example of fundraising/sales teams, who are stressed-out, always on deadline and highly-poach-able. If you keep revenue-raisers healthy and productive, working well as a team, the whole organization benefits.


PILOT Research On Wellness Benefits

Right now, across the D.C. area, we are evaluating a 60-employee Pilot studying physical and mental and team health tools. The project is led by Comfort Consulting, looking at why nonprofits are such NIBs: notorious incubators of burnout.

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Burnout: A Global Phenomenon

Listen to this podcast interview with host Jakub Górnicki and Susan Comfort. Susan was the only American trainer invited to give a workshop at Megaphone2018, a TechSoup Europe conference in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, for Eastern European activists. The topic? Self-Care in Community, mixing individual and team burnout prevention strategies. 

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Consultant & Coach

Susan's nonprofit management, fundraising and team-building advice rests on three decades of real-world experience. All staff, especially HR folks, need fresh tools, activities, and approaches to mental health @work. 


Take Five & 7 Stress Solutions Talks

These interactive workshops focus on brain science and increasing your teams' resilience, productivity, and joy. Great for brown bag lunches, conferences, or staff retreats.

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Make More Money

Your fundraising & sales teams can't burn out. Susan's 25 years of revenue-generation will inform strategy, tactics, well-being, and team-building so your money folks are happy and healthy.

wellness tools

"The cure for anything is salt water...tears, sweat or the sea."

— Isak Dinesen [Karen Blixen]