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Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0 Continuing my Second Life thread , Kathryn Parsons at Ogilvy has tipped me off that “LittleToe Bartlett’s&# Two-Headed Yak (pictured) has been selected as the winner from last Saturday’s “Yak Show&# (see my earlier post ).

Tech Policies for Virtual Teams: A Leader’s Responsibility

Non Profit Quarterly

Providing accommodations for somebody with a disability to be able to work from home looks a little different from providing those accommodations in the office environment. If you’re in an office environment, you’re probably more likely to say, no, that uses a lot of bandwidth.

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Four Tips To Boost Your Personal Resilience While Doing Nonprofit Work

Beth Kanter

According to this article in the Harvard Business Review, research studies are showing that taking brief breaks for quiet can restore the nervous system, helps sustain energy, and conditions our brains to be more adaptive and responsive to the complex environments in which so many of us now live, work, and lead. ” You simply close your eyes and picture yourself in a peaceful setting that brings you joy and relaxation. Photo by Amanda/Flicker.

Experiential Marketing Through Virtual Events

AccelEvents

While all of these elements will still be useful during an experiential event, they are instead function to inform the audience that they have value and they can contribute (perhaps in an alternative way) to the event content .

7 Ideas for Virtual Back to School Events

AccelEvents

Make sure that each family takes pictures and stays safe and within their bubble! If you can provide a lot more color and uniqueness for your kids, you may be able to find ways to spice up the online learning environment.

7 Ideas for Virtual Back to School Events

AccelEvents

Make sure that each family takes pictures and stays safe and within their bubble! If you can provide a lot more color and uniqueness for your kids, you may be able to find ways to spice up the online learning environment.

Experiential Marketing Through Virtual Events

AccelEvents

While all of these elements will still be useful during an experiential event, they are instead function to inform the audience that they have value and they can contribute (perhaps in an alternative way) to the event content .

The Case for Copyright Exceptions and Fair Use

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The tools we develop for that purpose span a range of fields—from human rights , to global literacy , to the environment —but no matter what area we work in, we depend on an IP system that’s friendly to technological advances and to positive social impact. The next time you set your digital device of choice to record your favorite show so you can watch it whenever you want, take a moment to be thankful that you’re protected from lawsuits from the entertainment industry.

[VIDEO] Power Of Community In Strategic Planning

Bloomerang

We had surveyed an alternative high school and half the kids had said, “There’s no adult that I can talk to but I need to talk to somebody.” They want to make sure that they’re creating a safe environment, right?

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DIY Nonprofit Technology: 4 Steps for Measuring ROI on Your Next Tech Project

NTEN

Taking the time to think through these items will help to provide a clear picture of the value of the project and provide good material for socializing your decision across the organization. What are costs of alternatives? Next, consider the costs of alternative solutions including competing providers or different approaches. What are the associated costs if you continue in your current environment?

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Building My Leadership Tribe in the American Express Leadership Academy

ASU Lodestar Center

And yet, according to that April 2019 HBR study, Educating the Next Generation of Leaders , “the most difficult skills to teach, measure, or even articulate are leading, communicating, relating, and energizing groups,” all of which require collaborative learning environments, individual coaching and personalized learning plans. Paula Shoup taught me how to focus on the big picture while trusting my instincts.

Improve Student Success with an Online Learning Community

WBT Systems

Level 4: Collaborative learner – the online course serves as a collaborative learning environment. Level 5: Reciprocal teacher – the online course serves as a reciprocal, distributed learning environment. Learning communities enter the picture at Level 3 and help learners progress to Level 5. An online course and community is a more comfortable environment for introverts than a traditional classroom setting.

8 Creative Fundraising Ideas to Advance Your Mission

Connection Cafe

People naturally look at pictures before reading text. Comparative pictures (before and after) work well to achieve this. Alternatively, allowing a smaller number of raffle tickets with a higher price will increase the donor’s odds. This environment can increase visibility and lead to new possibilities. Fundraising for your cause is exciting, challenging and should be unique to your mission.

Blame the Crowd, Not the Camera: Challenges to a New Open Photo Policy at the National Gallery

Museum 2.0

A packed crowd in a museum turns a free-choice viewing environment into a programmed event. Two of the characters in the novel go out to see this barn, and to see all the people taking pictures of it. Is there an alternative? Reader, I was wrong. Five years ago, I wrote a post arguing that museum photo policies should be as open as possible.

NetCentric Advocacy: | Denver OpenMedia : 27 minute show

Network-Centric Advocacy

The introduction is interesting but shifting landscape demands we also think about the way to do communication in this media environment. Combining archival footage with interviews and b-roll, Opening Access presents a compelling picture of an emerging model for alternative media that will engage new communities and new voices. The introduction is interesting but shifting landscape demands we also think about the way to do communication in this media environment.

Live Blog: Is Technology Really Good for Human Rights

Amy Sample Ward

These are sophisticated attacks and as the regimes become more sophisticated in espionage methods, people engaged in human rights will have to live in a new threat environment. We support an open and competitive environment that is based on user buy in. Susan Pointer: We took the decision as a very complex – google.cn It was not an alternative to the normal site. Like Sri Lanka where pictures weren’t getting out.

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Help I Just Lost My Google Ad Grant

Beth Kanter

Google wants us to also see the big picture: “The Ad Grants program is here to stay, and we hope that our policies serve as a guide on how to use Ad Grants better. leadership pushing out terms like “alternative facts” and trumpeting #FakeNews haven also accelerated distrust in the Government and Media sectors. Note from Beth: George Weiner from Whole Whale wrote this insightful piece about the Google Ad Grant program. He kindly offered to let me republish here. .

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This new genre of video games are about solving real world problems such as environment, global hunger, poverty and disease. One of their donors was a class of kindergarteners at the Berwick Alternative Elementary School. Spend it together online, checking out pictures and project descriptions." When I was a kid, Lucy the Elephant , was in a state of disrepair.

[VIDEO] Exploring Cryptocurrency: Introducing New Giving Methods to Your Nonprofit

Bloomerang

Sorry, and understand how your nonprofit can accept crypto in these safe, simple, insecure environments. I think Carlyn at the end has a picture. We can show you some pictures of them, but kind of like a USB device. Like I said, we’ve got a picture of it.

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Beth Kanter

Sometimes you don’t have the ability to do a survey before, especially if it is an online webinar or a conference session. There are alternative ways to do research. You also need to consider the learning environment, any constraints, the delivery options, and the timeline for the project. Observing and picturing (Visual). Join me for a FREE Webinar: Training Tips that Work for Nonprofits on Jan.29th at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST.

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: I’ve wrote about the importance of building resilience in networks given the complex and connected environment we live in today. Another cluster evaluated the alternatives and determined that my son (who was also without power on the 23 rd floor of his apartment in lower Manhattan) had the best shot of making his way to them.

NPTech Metatag Feed — why it’s broken and how to fix it | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Alternatively, for bloggers like myself, all I have to do is categorize a new article with the tag “nptech&# and it will eventually pop up in the RSS feed. This is increasingly difficult if we have other media like video or pictures. Sometimes, a picture or stream of pictures can be inexplicable to me if it didn’t have some sort of refinement to it.

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Interview with Jodie Van Horn of Freedom from Oil and Plug-in Bay Area

Have Fun - Do Good

Environment aside, from a consumers standpoint it makes a tremendous amount of sense. I am most purely given hope by all those folks out there that I work with on a day-to-day basis, or that I interact with at some juncture in this movement, who make me feel not alone in the work that I do and help me know that there is an alternative that many people are working towards, and we are working against a difficult system, but we're in it together.