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New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

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New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs. By Lindsay Austin Louie. So, what answers did foundation CEOs give?

6 Insights The Sharing Economy Tells Us About The Future Of Fundraising

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Note from Beth:   December is a time when start to reflect on the past year and future  online trends for fundraising. Moving Forward.

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What’s Your Personal Craziness Index? Identify, Take Action, and Avoid Nonprofit Burnout

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”    For me, it is having dishes pile up on the sink and procrastinating on doing important tasks by doing urgent, easier tasks. Procrastinating.

One Simple Tip To Shift Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture from Outrage to Well Being

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We’ve just finished two weeks on the road of book events for my new book,   Happy Healthy Nonprofit , co-authored with Aliza Sherman.

What Does Resiliency Really Mean for Nonprofit Leaders and Their Organizations?

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Flickr Photo by J Ronald Lee. Often, we don’t realize the symptoms before it is too late. Others do not.”. ” offers some good tips. Bechtel, Jr.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

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How about you? call it my “ To Do, To Done, Don’t Do, Reflection List.” Year in Review. My Three Themes: . What about you?

The Value of Taking Mini-Breaks During the Nonprofit Work Day

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”   An electronic free zone or quiet room can provide a good reminder to take these brain breaks. How do you take a break during the workday?

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Pokemon Go and Nonprofits

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Pokemon Go , the latest installment in the best-selling Pokémon video game series, launched as a smartphone app using augmented reality.

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The One Simple Thing That Nonprofit Leaders Do To Keep Inspired and Avoid Burnout

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Mike Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director. Lynne Twist said something that we heard before while researching for the book, “Burnout is b t!”

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online

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Photo by CogdogBlog. Note from Beth:   I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of Data Driven Nonprofits by Steve Maclaughlin (launching Sept.

How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Intsagram

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Instagram, the popular Millennial photo sharing site, is gaining traction with world leaders, government leaders and nonprofit executive directors.

Designing Professional Development for the Distracted Learner

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Bersin by Deloitte’s infographic “Meet the Modern Learner”. This infographic is an insightful profile of the way people learn in the modern workplace.

5 Self-Care Hacks that Nonprofit Professionals Can Use in a Crisis

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Flickr Photo by Evil Erin. There are two ways to approach self-care: Preventative and Episodic. Self-Care Hacks to Use in a Crisis. 1:  Breathe.

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Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

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Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch – Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin. Why do some organizations struggle to manage their data? SECRETS TO SUCCESS.

Taking a Break from Work: It Is Called A Vacation!

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Breaks from work can come in all shapes and sizes and at any time of the workday. Sometimes, you need a longer break from work. It’s called a vacation!

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New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

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New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening Guest Post By Roz Lemieux. Your People Are Talking. Get it here: https://attentive.ly/listen.

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7 Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator

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Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator. You try out some things that work, and they go on your list (“I can’t wait to try that again!”). Analytical?

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

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Photo: Americans for the Arts. There are many creative ways to engage learners during a training  – both face-to-face and online. Training Design

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Why Can’t the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector Scale Generosity? #givedaylessons

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What Happened on Give Local America Day? Experiencing a cascading technology failure in real time for just one community is painful enough.

Why I Love @Canva for Nonprofits and Why You Should Too

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I am in Cambodia as part of Tech2Empower , an initiative of Wake. That’s reason alone to love Canva, but that’s not the only reason why.

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Resource: The Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

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There are many guides to digital and social media. From Dummies guides to video tutorials, it’s all out there. Search for courses here. Strategy

Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change

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P re-Order my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. The U.S. Happy Healthy Nonprofit

A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

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Flickr Photo by Real Blades, Creative Common License. Yesterday, I shared one big tip for not getting stressed out:   Schedule Power Hours. Leadershi

How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should

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Note from Beth:  I’ve been a big believer in shared knowledge and learning for the sector. Guest Post By Gabriela Fitz and Lisa Brooks.

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One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

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Work begins to invade our downtime. But,  when Sunday rolls around, you have not recovered and are so exhausted that you sleep instead.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

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Instagram Overview. Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Ten Inspiring Nonprofits (2012) on Instagram by Mashable.

Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

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Yesterday, I spent a day facilitating leadership workshops for arts leaders attending the Art House  Convergence Conference near Park City, Utah.

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How To Squeeze Social Media Into Your Day When It Isn’t A Full-Time Job

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This post provides some tips and techniques for tech wellness. Why Working Online Can Be Distracting. Take a guess. Be honest. Image Source: PR Daily.

A Few Really Useful and FREE Social Media Tips Sheets and Resources

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You can sign up here. Infographic Template for Nonprofit Annual Report:   Just in time! You can read about how to use it and access it here.

Fundraising Should Not Be a One-Night Stand

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Guest Post by Jonah Halper, author of Date Your Donors. I was a development/fundraising professional for more than a decade. shared vision. Celebrate!

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Facebook Launches Donate Now Button for Nonprofits: Field of Dreams?

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But, is the feature a field of dreams for nonprofits? 3rd covering Fa cebook advertising to support fundraising. Facebook will no doubt iterate.

Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

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You will notice that there is a trash can on the cover of her book with the tagline, “Because Nonprofits Are Messy.” Books

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Make It Rain: Tips and Tricks for Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success

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Two noteworthy free resources to learn more about online fundraising from the UK. You can download your free copy of Make It Rain here. Fundraising

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

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Gina, Beth, and Aliza at the NTC. ”  So, was delighted that Gina was able to join Aliza and I for this year’s NTC session on the topic.

Nonprofits Need To Nurture the Next Generation of New Leaders

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Flickr Photo by Wesley Fryer. We Need New Leaders – Guest Post by Joan Garry. Two facts. HALF OF ONE PERCENT (yes, I’m raising my voice).

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

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Found when researching systems thinking. Such a friendly visual…telescopes, tents, and teddy bears. netlead pic.twitter.com/gmb9TYyifz. Network

The Benefits of Using Data to Bring Mindfulness to Your Work

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Perhaps that is why the spire had not yet tracked any “tension” time for me yet! Better decision-making. 2. Emotional IQ. 3. Presence. 4.

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Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

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Then you have get organized, really organized. And on a regular basis, measure, learn, and improve what you are doing. What are your best tips?

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

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Image courtesy Tsahi Levent-Levi via Flickr. Enjoy! Everything,” I replied. His look showed that he wasn’t surprised. After all, I was ancient.

What Nonprofit CEOs and Trustees Do the Best Job Leading on Social Media Channels?

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For the past few years,   Social CEOs has recognized nonprofit leaders who are doing a good job on social media. Demonstrate impact. Inspire others.