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Reflections from the World Economic Forum: Four Big Trends for Social Good Organizations to Watch

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Part 2 in a 2-part Davos report for the Social Good Community ( See Part 1 here ). As a leader at a company that sits at the intersection of tech and social good, I came away from this year’s World Economic Forum inspired on both fronts. Here are four big trends for the social good sector over the next few years that I saw playing out at Davos: 1.

Lessons in Capital Campaign Leadership: A Reflection

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Last week I had the pleasure of attending one of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Indiana Chapter’s continuing education luncheons.

Three association practices that reflect your workplace culture

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Did you miss these? Several years ago I saw a presentation from an association CEO who had recently redesigned their office space. It’s all debatable.

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Keep Calm and Write It Down: How Reflective Practice Leads To Better Results for Nonprofits

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Ask team members to reflect on their lessons learned. Does your organization encourage staff to use reflective practice?

Autumn: A Time for Harvest and Reflection

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Don’t limit the evaluation of your success just to dollars raised for each program.  How many new bequests to your organization did you confirm?

Reflections On This Year's Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Retreat

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32 students attended to discuss and identify goals for the upcoming year, build community, and eat s’mores around the bonfire!

A Reflection on Networked Professional Learning

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reflectionBlack-Crowned Night Heron. Personally, I need both kinds of learning and the challenge is balancing it. 

GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference: Reflections from the Innovation Lab

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The “5 in 10” tag line reflected how donors could learn through videos and stories about 5 nonprofit issue areas in 10 minutes.

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Observations and Reflections on #TakeBackThePink

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Observations & Reflections. Komen Foundation had decided to  de-fund breast health screenings  at Planned Parenthood affiliates.

Quick Reflections from Social Innovation Summit 2011

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I’ve been heads down working on my next book about measurement and networked nonprofit s with KD Paine and our editor, Bill Paarlberg , sprinting towards our deadline. ”    And, I did, in the form of curating tweets on these sessions: Driving Social Innovation. Reach and Impact:  Where to Aim and Where to Start. Impact Investing.

Reflections from #15ntc Session Walking As Work and 20/8/2 Rule

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Photo by Jim Nickerson. just returned from my 15 consecutive Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN! Photo by Jim Nickerson. Repeat. 15ntc.

SXSW Reflection: Using Social Media to Facilitate A Global Back Channel at a Panel Session

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Experimentation Free Agent reflectionHow do bridge or connect the face-to-face interaction and back channels to leverage learning?

Reflections from 12NTC Panel on Data Visualization

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This post summarizes how you can use session documentation and reflective practice to improve the content and delivery of your session.

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

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Happy Healthy Nonprofit Mindfulness ReflectionMike Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director.

Reflections of a Nonprofit Heart

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Laura L. Bush, Ph.D. Manager of Curriculum. Design & Innovation, ASU Lodestar Center. And I did. Life’s not fair,” my mother would say.

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance: AMI 2014 Reflections

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posted by Lyn McDonough , Program Coordinator Sr. It is not easy to pull this together for the national organization or the local campus. Get another!

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

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Happy Healthy Nonprofit ReflectionHere’s what heard: Messy desk or desktop. Too many tabs opened on the browser. Procrastinating.

Reflections on the path to social sector success

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posted by Karen Ramsey. President & CEO , Lead for Good. Instructor. Nonprofit Management Institute. Bernard Marr, business author. dictators.

Bridge Building or Trust Busting: A Warts-and-All Reflection on “Learning in Public”?

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Guest Post reflectionFlickr Photo by AnEye4Pictures. – Guest post by Stefan Lanfer. It was striking.

Reflections from NTC Plenary Panel on Innovation

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Typically, I like to incorporate some “share pairs” some reflective questions that people in the audience can share with each other.

11NTC reflections

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(Picture from [link] ) The hallway conversations, the parties, the amazing array of sessions and vendors. Best attendees EVAR! 2. Just too damn big.

Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs

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always like to start with an icebreaker that allows participants to reflect and identify burning questions.

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High Holidays Lessons for Everyone: Using Reflection to Move Forward

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Transitions are always a time for reflection, regrouping, and looking forward. Fall is always a time of transition when vacations are over, school years are starting, and the weather changes. When a leader retires, the organization must take stock of where they are at, and what they need for the next era. When a child […]. strategy

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

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The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Back in the 1990s, the overload was coming from email.

Trainer’s Notebook: Reflections on Designing and Delivering Training To Get Results

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There are many ways to do this, but try to avoid the “Q/A of the Expert at the End,” and facilitate discussion that is more reflective.

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Gratitude: 2016’s Word of the Year

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It’s a new year, so that must mean it’s time for reflection. That’s the only way I can explain why I hadn’t run across this book before, why it presented itself to me as I was reflecting on 2015 and thinking to the future. Nonprofit News gratitud New Year's Resolutions planning reflection

What Nonprofits Need To Do More in 2015: Embrace Stillness

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Leadership Mindfulness Reflection That isn’t a good thing if you work in the social good sector.

Reflections from Arts Leaders Workshop: Resilient Leaders from the Inside/Out

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Participants reflected on their style strength and how it has helped them be successful in different situations. The session had two parts.

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New on SSIR: Reflections on Jumo & Need for Co-Creation

Amy Sample Ward

hope you’ll join the conversation with your feedback and comments about each one, and share additional elements and reflections on co-creation!

Reflections from Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute: New Skills for a Complex World

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” This post shares my notes from that session along with a reflection about my session and some resources. The New Social Economy.

Executive management in hard times - Retrenchment, reflection, transition, recovery

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posted by Herb Paine , President. Paine Consulting Services. Today’s storm is unlike those of past economic downturns in both scale and duration.

Reflections: Center for Health Leadership Social Media Workshop

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Some reflections: Health Organizations: Social Media. The Networked Health Organization. Next, we did a role-play. Capacity Training Design

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5 Methods for Avoiding Procrastination for Nonprofits

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Capacity Reflection Pomodoro :   The pomodoro technique is a time management methodology created by Francesco Cirillo. How do you procrastinate?

Peer Learning As A Prelude to Collective Action for Social Change: Reflection

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Source: Spitfire Twitter Feed. ” We kicked off the half-day training with a fun icebreaker. Training Design

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Reflections from Social Good Brasil and a New Word: PhilanthroTeen!

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Conferences Movement Building Networks reflection brasilTeens As Free Agents. ” Philantroteens. Un Foundation.

First Reflections on Jumo

Amy Sample Ward

As you may have heard , Jumo is now open in beta. What is Jumo? Functionality. Persistence. Facebook Requirements. Transparency. Building a Network.

#npfail Reflections and Call To Action from NTC Plenary on Failure

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We kicked it off with some framing about what exactly is a failure? More about that later. New definition of success: Adaptability and Transformation.

Dangerous/Ridiculous: Reflections on AAM

Museum 2.0

Last week, I was in Minneapolis for the American Association of Museums annual meeting. Looking silly, Kathy argued, is a barrier to experimentation.

Tech@State – Civil Society 2.0: Reflections on Networked Nonprofits and Free Agents

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Shawn Ahmed sent us a video from Bangladesh with his reflections on how nonprofits can work with Free Agents.  Photo by Mark Horvath.

My Three Words for 2011: Seek, Sense, and Share

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reflection seek sense share three wordsMy Three Words for 2011 inspired by Harold Jarche's Networked Learning Model.

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