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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.

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. 1: Relationships Matter.

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

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In the book, we include a couple of good checklists and assessments to help educate people about their symptoms. Too many tabs opened on the browser.

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?

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 Dan Gunderman, Creative Director, Big Duck. It’s your biggest asset.

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 Value of Taking Mini-Breaks During the Nonprofit Work Day

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As a co-working space, if offers offices, desks, and meeting space for start ups. Even just getting up and walking around your desk can do the same.

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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.

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

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I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year! How about you? I also use it as a year in review tool. Housekeeping

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.

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.

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

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Mike Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director. In addition, facilitated a peer learning exchange called “Solution Salon.”

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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Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

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So, check out this post and be sure to order a copy today! . Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch – Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin. Spark. Kafka.

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. Are You Listening?” listen. spiked.

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Why Self-Interested Volunteers are the Best for Nonprofits

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Authored by Capulet’s Julie Szabo and Darren Barefoot, this report is based on in-depth interviews with leading practitioners and a literature review.

7 Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator

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I’m always up for a conversation with other facilitators about shop talk and getting tips for improving my practice. Are you funny? 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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Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

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She has packed all that into her new book, “ Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership.” She know first hand). Books

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. I am serving as the Master Trainer and facilitator for the event. Cambodia Visual

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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.

Resource: The Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

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The Skills Platform and Zoe Amar have created the Social Media Toolkit to aid professionals within the charity and third sectors. Check it out today!

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 book is being published by Wiley on October 10th.

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

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Instagram Overview. As of September, 2015 , Instagram had 400 Million users. Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach.

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.

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. 5 Self-Care Hacks to Use in a Crisis. 1: Breathe.

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

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Photo by BirgerKing. This post provides some tips and techniques for tech wellness. Why Working Online Can Be Distracting. Take a guess. Be honest.

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

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The Top Nonprofit Posting Guide: Back in 2012, I discovered Craig Van Korlaar’s Top Nonprofits Social Media Guide. You can sign up here.

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.

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. A shared vision.

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A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

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Flickr Photo by Real Blades, Creative Common License. I’m overwhelmed getting back into the daily grind, how about you? Leadership

One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

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Sarah Cooper – 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings. It really spoke to me about our culture of overwork, especially i n the nonprofit sector.

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. The Royal Academy of Arts and Doctors of the World. Fundraising

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

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Gina, Beth, and Aliza at the NTC. Gina and I share a passion for walking as work which includes walking meetings, standing desks and more. Then three.

Nonprofits Need To Nurture the Next Generation of New Leaders

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Flickr Photo by Wesley Fryer. I invited to her put her thoughts into a blog post and this is the result! Two facts. Let em sink in. Here’s the truth.

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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You think of it as a fitbit for stress developed by the Calming Technology Lab at Stanford University. Better decision-making. Emotional IQ. Memory.

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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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Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

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I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake. A Good Training Starts with A Good Opening. A Few Examples of Good Openers.

Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

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It starts with ideas and brainstorming. So having a few brainstorming facilitation techniques to use with your team, is useful.