Back in 2003, when I started working at thedatabank, my last name was Lemke and Twitter wasn't invented yet.
In the past nine years I've seen the rise of mobile devices and social media, a recession that hit nonprofits with greater demand for services at the same time funding was drying up, increased scrutiny of the public sector, and through it all, the growth of this company. Against this backdrop I learned the intricate dance of work-life balance, becoming a spouse and a mother of two, a manager, a board member, and a congregational leader.
Reflecting on my tenure at thedatabank, I see a few themes emerge, constants in the nonprofit technology equation. [More]