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.

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Social Media At Work? Employers Changing Attitudes Toward Emerging Tools

TechImpact

Employers Changing Attitudes Toward Emerging Tools appeared first on Tech Impact. For some companies, social media at work remains a taboo. Facebook, Twitter, these are networks that employers have traditionally classified as distractions. But according to a recent post from Social Media Collective, more employers are realizing that social media often plays a critical role in day to day operations. More and more organizations are … Continued The post Social Media At Work?

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. But with the right attitude, more highly-skilled, capable, and passionate professionals can enter the nonprofit world and find both satisfaction and purpose in doing good. This guest post originally appeared on Idealist Careers blog.

What will your attitude help you see?

Get Fully Funded

I believe that our attitudes about our work have a direct impact on the bottom line of our fundraising. Your positive attitude can help you see things in new and different ways. And that willingness stems from a positive attitude about your work. . Tags: General Fundraising Inspiration attitude fundraising When you view work as a necessary evil or something you ‘have’ to do, it comes through in the quality of your work.

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. Keeping that in mind, I’ve put together a few thoughts on how to keep a positive attitude at the workplace, even when things seem dire. Every morning, I get to the office, switch my phone to silent, and grab a glass of water while my laptop’s starting up.

The Importance of the Thank You: Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

We need to foster an attitude of gratitude and create a culture of thanking our donors. To create an attitude of gratitude , consider the good ole’ fashioned 5Ws and an H: Who is involved in each step of the thank you process? The post The Importance of the Thank You: Creating an Attitude of Gratitude appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Sponsored by Network for Good. From early childhood, we are taught the magic words: thank you.

The top 3 attitudes of wildly successful Fundraisers

Get Fully Funded

Adopt these three attitudes and watch things start to change. . . . . Many people are being wildly successful in fundraising these days. After working with several, I’ve noticed that share a few things in common. The are passionate about their cause. They believe deeply in the work their nonprofit does and they love seeing loves changed. They are willing to do whatever it takes to see their nonprofit organization succeed. If that means working long hours, they’ll do it.

Finally, A Clear Shift in Attitudes About Measuring Social Media

Beth Kanter

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.

Steal My Idea, Please! Why An Open Source Attitude Can Make Apps Go Viral

Care2

Last week I got ripped off, but for the first time, I’m happy about it. They didn’t just steal my wallet and phone—they took something that me and a team of people spent months to create. Earlier this week, the world turned 7 billion. Yes, 7 billion people. It’s a strangely large number that can freak people out and put them to sleep at the same time. We knew the event would get a lot of public attention so a few months ago, my organization had a brainstorm about it.

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. This technique is the " hold a sign meme " where you ask your community to send photos to flickr of you (or your animal) holding a protest sign. The flickr pool of photos is here. I saw a campaign email (I'm on their list so I saw the email a fews ago, but I was too overwhelmed with email to do anything).

What Anti-Maskers Can Teach Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Last week, I saw an interesting example of how identity influences attitudes. For the last two years, I’ve been studying the impact of identity on prosocial behavior; it’s the topic of my doctoral dissertation. This idea informs the fundraising copy that I write for our clients at Turnkey.

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New Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy | Nonprofit Trends with.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking New Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 11th, 2010 The 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy has a lot of information about the attitudes and giving behaviors of wealthy donors.

Report Finds Church Membership Active Technology Users

Wild Apricot

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

How To Write An Employee Satisfaction And Engagement Survey

Eric Jacobson

Friday, November 19, 2010 How To Write An Employee Satisfaction And Engagement Survey According to Polaris , a company that specializes in employee research, “a company’s employees are often the face and frontline of an organization and their opinion of that organization affects their attitude, thus affecting customers’ attitudes, behavior and ultimately, the bottom line.&# skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

Board Meeting Breakouts, Member Feedback and More

Wild Apricot

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

NetCentric Advocacy: Base Buildigng via Technology: 29% Connect Broadband At Home

Network-Centric Advocacy

» October 03, 2005 Base Buildigng via Technology: 29% Connect Broadband At Home "Missing from most marketers toolboxes is an understanding that consumers attitudes toward technology determine a lot about how they receive marketing messages, get service online, adopt new technologies, and spend their time." NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

5 Persuasive Posts

Wild Apricot

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

First-Time Leader

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.

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Guest Post: Transcending the middle with a metrics mindset

Twenty Hats

Your attitude predicts your outcome. Be humbled by the sheer volume you see there and then shift your attitude to match it. It’s to prove your worth to yourself in order to transform your attitude! Measuring volunteer impact benefits more that your program: it empowers YOU.

Surviving a Post-Cookie (No, Not THOSE Kind) World

M+R

Values-based statements like this example from WWF tap into shared beliefs and attitudes, resulting in a concept that feels very personal and specific to the person who sees it (and the very pointed eye contact from some of the critters in the ad can’t hurt either). Read time: 3 minutes.

It’s OK to change your career path

Media Cause

Your journey will not be the same as mine because we’re all on our own nonlinear paths as career changers, but I assure you that with the right work ethic, attitude, and support it can be done. . I’m writing this for whoever has been contemplating making a career change.

How To Lead With Purpose

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my other favorite observations from the book are these two: We follow leaders not because they bring us down, but because they lift our spirits with their attitude, words, and examples.

3 Essentials For Building Your Nonprofit Auction Toolkit

Kindful

However, making the most of your auction requires more than just willpower and a positive attitude. Nonprofit auctions allow donors to support your cause in an exciting and rewarding way that goes beyond traditional donations.

Measuring and Reporting Nonprofit Outcomes

NTEN

They are specific changes or benefits that include a transformation in knowledge, attitudes, values, skills, behaviors or conditions. Gina Edwards. VP, Marketing & Communications. Heart of Illinois United Way. Outcomes are not just visions or goals. Outcome information and measurement are the not-for-profit equivalents of the for-profit industry's return on investment.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Check out the definitive book on servant leadership. It's a curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders.

The New Method Of Leadership Thinking

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be prepared to transform your attitude, mindset and habits to break against the status quo. Practicing the Phoenix Attitude enables leaders over time to see, think, and act very differently from the ways they were before. These are the leaders with the Phoenix Attitude.

Daily DoGooder: The World had Changed. You Can Too

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| 1:01 World Wildlife Foundation Canada Set to a hokey feel-good tune, this clip from WWF Canada riffs on Western cultural attitudes and commonplaces of times gone by. Change the world, one video at a time.The World had Changed. You Can Too. | This video posits the power of change in the small, daily actions of [.]. Daily DoGooder

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!

The Phoenix Encounter Method For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be prepared to transform your attitude, mindset and habits to break against the status quo. Practicing the Phoenix Attitude enables leaders over time to see, think, and act very differently from the ways they were before. These are the leaders with the Phoenix Attitude.

How To Fuel Your Everyday Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The attitude of expecting to achieve something every day puts the probability of success on your side for whatever you may be trying to accomplish,” explains Llewellyn. 2 – Winners have a positive mental attitude. “In Jack H.

Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Shifting attitudes in the U.S. By Elizabeth Ngonzi , Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs and Former CEO of Afrika Tikkun USA. Please follow Ms.

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. Neff – Author of The Future of Nonprofits: Thrive and Innovate in the Digital Age. Hey online fundraisers! Time flies when you are having fun right?

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Examples For Creating Your Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A positive attitude, and less energy spent on bad situations. In Peter Block ’s book, The Empowered Manager (Second Edition) , he shares that the following values and statements can shape a vision of greatness for your employees and company.

7 Ways To Stay Motivated

Eric Jacobsen Blog

These might be people in the office and friends who have bad attitudes. To learn how to stay motivated, read High-Profit Prospecting , by Mark Hunter. It's a powerful read that includes counter intuitive advice and cutting-edge best practices for sales prospecting in today's business world.

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. Here are 10 tips on how to be a better listener : Look at the person who's speaking to you. Maintain eye contact. Watch for non-verbal clues, body language, gestures and facial expressions.

5 Ways to Up Your Networking Game (For when we can do that again!)

Top Nonprofits

You secure not only your attendance but also your mental attitude about attending the event. The pandemic has put all of our in-person events on hold, but here are some timeless tips you can work on now to up your game for when it’s safe to resume.

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Flashback To The Best New Leadership Book For 2020

Eric Jacobsen Blog

It's a funny phrase we sometimes tell young children, but developing a winning attitude is a life-long challenge for all of us. is meant to help young professionals win, and it's hard to win without a winning attitude. Flashback to earlier this year.

First-Time Leader

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. Attitude : encompassing strategic, posture, and culture choices around how to win Relationships : the heart of leadership.

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13 Life Factors That Fuel Your Everyday Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The attitude of expecting to achieve something every day puts the probability of success on your side for whatever you may be trying to accomplish,” explains Llewellyn. 2 – Winners have a positive mental attitude. “In Jack H.

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The Three Box Solution For Leading Innovation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Box 2 – Escape the traps of the past by identifying and divesting business and abandoning practices, ideas, and attitudes that have lost relevance in a changed environment.

4 Strategies to Increase Donor Loyalty

Bloomerang

Get the Attitude of Gratitude Donor Guide. Did you know as many as 81% percent of new donors don’t return to give again? And only 43% of all donors remain loyal? Do you know what your retention rates are or how to increase donor loyalty?

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How To Shape A Vision Of Greatness For Your Employees And Company

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A positive attitude, and less energy spent on bad situations. In Peter Block ’s book, The Empowered Manager (Second Edition) , he shares that the following values and statements can shape a vision of greatness for your employees and company.