How Your Attitude Shapes Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

I make a conscious effort not to get overly pessimistic or have an irritable attitude towards my coworkers because I want to be mindful of the type of work environment I’m creating.

Finally, A Clear Shift in Attitudes About Measuring Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I detected a clear shift in attitudes in the audience at the conference based on the audience questions. With shifting attitudes, the skills and will to get past hurdles in measurement follow.

Trending Sources

Attitude of Gratitude: our Favorite #UNselfies from #GivingTuesday 2015

EveryAction

Ready or not, it's #GivingTuesday! The single busiest giving day of the year is here, and with it comes one of our favorite social media campaigns, the #UNselfie. social media #givingtuesday

Consumer Attitudes Toward Mobile Giving

NTEN

Despite the continued growth of the medium and tens of millions of dollars raised for North American nonprofit organizations, very little research has been performed on consumer attitudes toward mobile giving. By David Farnes, Executive Director, Mobile Giving Foundation Canada , and Vice President, Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Associatio n and Jim Manis, Chairman and CEO, Mobile Giving Foundation.

How to Approach a Nonprofit Job Interview with a For-Profit Attitude (and Résumé)

EveryAction

Have the right attitude. Now that you have a better idea of how to tout your for-profit accomplishments, here are some interview attitude tips to help you shake off the nerves and put your best self forward. This guest post originally appeared on Idealist Careers blog.

Report Finds Church Membership Active Technology Users

Wild Apricot Blog

A new Pew Research report offers fresh insight into the attitudes and technology use of spiritually active Americans. churches research

Board Meeting Breakouts, Member Feedback and More

Wild Apricot Blog

This week''s link round-up offers insight and ideas on: board meeting breakout sessions, tools for capturing and acting on member feedback, reinventing your events, and developing an "attitude of gratitude". membership Apricot Jam

Find (and Keep) New Staff by Improving Company Culture

NonProfit Hub

It consists of all of the attitudes, beliefs, values and goals of your organization. The sooner your staff and volunteers are exposed to your nonprofit’s attitudes, goals and values, the better. I am continually amazed by what our Nonprofit Hub team can accomplish as lean as we operate.

The Flickr Hold A Sign Meme: Protesting Wendy's Frosty Attitude Towards Animals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm a sucker for black dogs that look like my old dog Sadie. This photo is from the Humane Society's recent "Wendy That's Not Right" campaign.

The Sharing Economy of Nonprofit Organizational Strategies: The Top 10 Nonprofit Blogs

Connection Cafe

If attitude reflects leadership , the constant optimism and critical thinking coming from these thought leadership blogs reflects the attitude of the nonprofit industry as a whole.

Share 117

10 Ways To Be A Better Listener

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Display a friendly, open attitude and body language. Being a good listener is absolutely essential to being an effective leader. When you really listen, you : Remember names and facts correctly. Hear "between the lines." Show respect. Learn more about what''s going on within your workplace.

Breakthrough Trends & Strategies for Online Peer-to-Peer Campaigns

NTEN

The non-profit sector has a much more pragmatic attitude towards social fundraising now than we did when popular networks like Facebook or Twitter were new. Claire Kerr. Director of Digital Philanthropy. Artez Interactive. If you’ve ever rolled your eyes at the suggestion that Facebook is a significant channel for online fundraising, you are not alone!

5 Persuasive Posts

Wild Apricot Blog

From Mindfully Building Networks to Attitudes of Gratitude, Repelling Attendees and more…. Here are 5 of the posts we've bookmarked on Apricot Jam this week. Fundraising membership events Apricot Jam

Top 3 Trends to Fool Proof your Future Fundraisng

NetWits

3) The Shift in Donor Attitudes. If you look at the shift in fundraising over time from door-to-door to the phone, mail, email, the Web and social media sites, you will also be able to see a fundamental shift in donors’ attitudes. Guest post by David J.

Trend 76

Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

A person’s feelings, attitudes, and personality are conveyed much better in video. What would you rather do: Watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a movie theater, or flip through the storyboards? I know the storyboards seem pretty cool, but if you have to choose just one, you’d probably watch the movie. The movie conveys the action, the emotion, and the narrative much more powerfully than just pictures and words. Why we love video.

The One Thing You Should Know Before Your First Date with Donors

Connection Cafe

But this “not-on-the-first-date” attitude actually kills relationships. When we impose the arbitrary 2-step approach that this attitude necessitates, we are acting like the relationship is about us, not about the donor. By Marc A. Pitman : Author of Ask Without Fear!,

eBook 64

Tina Seelig's 9 Ways to Unlock Your Creativity Quotient

Have Fun - Do Good

Attitude If you don't have the attitude that you can solve a problem creatively, you never will. 6 (Space Matters), #7 (Reframe the Problem) and #9 (Attitude) were my favs. Kindergarten is fun by woodley wonderworks If I ask: 5 + 5 = ? You know the answer, right?

Your Volunteers Are Not ‘Set It And Forget It’

TechImpact

Strong and effective leadership starts with your attitude. Your attitude is reflective of the entire organization. “Set it, and forget it!” said infomercial personality Ron Popeil about the Showtime Rotisserie cooker.

Humanize Does Not Mean Touchy-Feely

SocialFish

There’s nothing wrong with all that (and we do talk about communication and emotional intelligence in the book), but Humanize is not really about a shift in attitude, away from bureaucratic mindset towards one that “values people.”

Nonprofit Marketing Research Made Simple, No Matter Your Budget

Connection Cafe

Before these assumptions are baked into choices being made or considered, get access to accurate information using market research : who are your constituents and what are their attitudes, preferences, satisfaction levels, and needs?

How To Stop Your Nonprofit’s After Hours Email Habit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is far better to address unhealthy attitudes toward digital communications at your nonprofit by carefully crafted and communicated email guidelines developed with everyone’s input. Some nonprofit workplaces have a rule about not sending any emails in the evenings or weekends.

Social Media and the Arts: How Strong Is Your Social Net?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With the digital communications landscape evolving at light speed we wanted to track challenges, leadership attitudes, measurement strategies and 2014 investment plans. Management attitudes.

Media 28

More From #P2P15 | The Most Tweetable Peer to Peer Moments

Connection Cafe

RT @npshana If you have an attitude that your fundraising is bothering people, you will never be successful. I’m not sure where this attitude came from, but it’s something I’ve heard from fundraisers for years.

5 Elements Of Your Association’s Brand

SocialFish

Brand voice is a combination of personality and attitude. We spend a disproportionate amount of time on our association’s brand look. We review iteration after iteration of a reimagined logo. Every year we agonize over the conference look – location-based or theme based?

Preparing for the Annual Audit—Identifying Risks and Establishing Strong Internal Controls

Connection Cafe

Remember, if it is too hard, no one will do it—not because they have a bad attitude, but when we overload our staff, they must be selective as to what they can accomplish. In my last blog, I talked about how the audit is often viewed as a chore.

Are Millennial Runners Influenced by Philanthropy?

Connection Cafe

This study also sought to understand if or how philanthropy has an influence on runners’ attitudes and behaviors toward running events. Nearly 42 million Americans are considered runners/joggers today, and approximately 18 million of those are between the ages of 18 and 34 years-old.

Trainer’s Notebook: Group Polling Techniques and Tools and Incorporating Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Help the facilitator understand who is the room at the beginning (demographics, experience, attitudes, knowledge about the topic) – a quick and dirty participant assessment.

Poll 36

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Project Time Off is leading a national movement to transform American attitudes and change behavior. That’s me on a Kayak on Monterrey Bay on the Coast of California getting eye level with some otters and harbor seals during my recent summer vacation.

Work 58

7 Ideas to Build The Best Organizational Teams

Frogloop

” What a lame and unproductive attitude If your organization wants to change the world, one of the most important areas for you to invest in is building the right organizational team.

Team 39

10 Ways To Be A Better Listener

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Display a friendly, open attitude and body language. Being a good listener is absolutely essential to being an effective leader. When you really listen, you : Remember names and facts correctly. Hear "between the lines." Show respect. Learn more about what's going on within your workplace.

Is Your Event’s Success Tied to Your Industry’s Performance?

SocialFish

If public companies are doing well and start-ups are introducing new ideas and technologies that have the markets excited, that optimism and high-flying attitude can carry over to your event. Guest post by Joe Colangelo, CEO, Bear Analytics.

Is Face-to-Face Communication Gone in the Digital Age?

SocialFish

I talk a lot about the Millennials growing up in the digital age and how that impacts their attitudes and values in the workplace and as members of associations.

Why Creativity is the Underestimated Superpower of the Nonprofit World

Frogloop

You hear a lot about the importance of having a coherent strategy, experimenting and having a better attitude towards failure, about giving up control, engaging your community. Creativity is an under-celebrated superpower. You hear a lot in nonprofit circles about the importance of telling stories, of measuring our impact, collecting data on relevant metrics and learning from experience.

9 Ways to Take Integrated Marketing to the Next Level

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to marketing, especially in the nonprofit world, we often focus on changing the minds and attitudes of our supporters and on raising awareness for our cause or upcoming event.

How To Be A Better Listener

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Display a friendly, open attitude and body language. Being a good listener is absolutely essential to being an effective leader. When you really listen, you : Remember names and facts correctly. Hear "between the lines." Show respect. Learn more about what's going on within your workplace.

Foundational Tools For First-Time Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The term reflects an acronym that stands for behaviors, relationships, attitudes, values and environment. Attitudes – Encompassing strategic, posture, and culture choices around how to win.

4 Lessons on Building Games for Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Old attitudes die hard, and one such attitude is that games can’t be anything more than light entertainment. Note from Beth: While I’m facilitating “Networked NGO Workshops” in Delhi for Packard grantees in India, I’ve lined up a few guest posts.

Game 54

Social Media Measurement and Learning Analytics: How Do I Love Thee, Let Me Count the Ways

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I Love Social Media Measurement. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Activating the Generation of Do-Gooders: MCON 2016

Connection Cafe

Unlike some articles that term this audience the “Me” or selfish generation, our extensive research on this generation’s attitudes and behaviors toward cause engagement show, simply put, that Millennials have an affinity for “doing good.” It’s hard to read a business article or research synopsis today without seeing the word “Millennial” – but why is that? Like with generations past, Millennials (born 1980-2000) are the “it” audience right now.

Recognizing the Importance of Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

This night is just one of many things we’ve done in the organization to help create an attitude of gratitude. Live the Attitude Everyday. This attitude doesn’t just happen with our volunteers, but we also try to pass it on to the students at our services.

Award 17