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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.

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?

The Key to Great Year-End Fundraising? Your Brand.

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Flickr photo by Mallix. The key to great year-end fundraising? Your brand. By By Dan Gunderman, Creative Director, Big Duck. It’s your biggest asset.

Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

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When I shared this article on my Facebook Page , it resonated with a lot of people. Gabriela graciously agreed to share her experience.

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!”

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.

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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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

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.

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.

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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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

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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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.

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.

Creating A Culture of Well-being in Your Nonprofit Workplace: The First Step

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Erika’s organization is a small to midsize arts organization, with six full time staff members and an operating budget of less than $1 million.  

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.

A Few Self-Care Tips for Fundraisers During Stressful Year End Giving Time

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Flickr Photo by Brittany Bush. We are heading into the most stressful time of year for nonprofits, especially for fundraisers. Join Us!

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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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.

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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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

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.

Inside Goodwill’s #LaborofLove Campaign

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We’re approaching Labor Day Weekend. The Labor Day holiday is more than just the signal to the end of summer and a relaxing three-day weekend.

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.

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.

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Apple Pay for Nonprofits: Frictionless Online Philanthropy

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Apple has had a rule that banned iOS apps from collecting funds for charities or fundraisers via Apple Pay. Fundraising Mobile Philanthropy

Curiosity Kills Bad Work Habits

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Habit change research was one of our favorite rabbit holes to explore. This notion comes from the work of  Justin Brewer, Ph.D

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New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding

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Click to See Visualization. Location : Global, country, region, state and city. Select details for more grant detail. Media Applications and Tools.

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International Women’s Day: Using Technology to Empower Women and Girls

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March 8th is International Women’s Day. 2016 is the year that real money and reforms must start to right these wrongs. The Tech Girls of Dharavi.

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 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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Four Early Lessons Learned in the Quest to Improve Feedback Loops in Philanthropy

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Photo by LIFT. Listening is also an important competency to master for an effective social media strategy. The answer is…sort of….

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

How Can Nonprofits Switch From Scarcity to Abundance Mindsets When It Comes To Self-Care?

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Flickr Photo by TheeErin. Not prioritizing self-care, as an individual or as part of the organization’s way of working can lead to burnout.

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?

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.

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.

Take A Walk! Work Smarter and Live Longer

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We know that sitting is bad for your health and has been dubbed “the new smoking.” Hack a standing desk. Here’s another tip. Repeat.

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Why and How Your #Nonprofit Needs To Bust the Culture of Sitting at Work

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Chris Messina hacked a piano for a standing desk. However, be careful about over doing it with the standing.   Monitoring sitting or walking time.