Authorized Entities Trusted Intermediaries

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

exception, Section 121, posted at Bookshare as the Chafee Amendment, the term is "authorized entities." In the statute: "authorized entity" means a nonprofit organization or a governmental agency that has a primary mission to provide specialized services relating to training, education, or adaptive reading or information access needs of blind or other persons with disabilities; In this case, authorized means authorized under the statute.

The Write Words: Great Themes for Authors and Bloggers

Byte Technology

A multi-purpose theme that is great for authors, Creativo comes preloaded with several website layouts that can be installed with just a click of the mouse. With portfolio type content, full WooCommerce support (important for those authors and writers who plan on selling their work via the site), three distinct design layouts and lots of choices for skins, headers, color choices etc.,

TechNow Conference Keynote Aliza Sherman, Co-Author Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But most exciting of all is that my Happy Healthy Nonprofit co-author, Aliza Sherman, will be the featured keynote.She will share ideas in our book about self-care and avoiding burnout, especially the kind that is cause by technology use.

Online Marketing For Busy Authors

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"There has never been a better time to be an author," says Fauzia Burke , "because for the first time authors have direct access to their readers. It's easy for authors to get lost. A website is an extension of a resume and it helps authors build trust with their readers.

#CMAD 2017, Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator

SocialFish

CMAD 2017, Session 8: Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator from 5:00 Films & Media on Vimeo.

Q&A With Best Selling Author And Expert Storyteller, Paul Smith

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Being a new author, you don’t really know what to expect in terms of book sales, marketing efforts, media exposure, translation rights, etc. Today I’m a full-time author and speaker and get to pursue this passion wherever it takes me.

Q&A With Millennial CEO And Book Author Rick Lindquist

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Rick Lindquist Millennial Rick Lindquist is making his mark in the business world and enjoying the success of his co-authored 2014 bestseller book, The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance. What inspired you to co-author your book?

Step Up Book Authors Talk About Leadership And Leadership Moments

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”? The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments.

Leadership Tips From Author Neil Smith

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his new book, co-authored with Patricia O''Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

Interview With Step Up Book Authors Evans And Foster

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”? The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments.

Q&A With Author Jesse Sostrin

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Q&A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions?

Author Thomas Teal On Management Integrity

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

The Future of Authority: Platform Power

Museum 2.0

Other person: "But doesn't that erode museums' authority?" And in a world where visitors want to create, remix, and interpret content messages on their own, museums can assume a new role of authority as "platforms" for those creations and recombinations.

Bookshare’s Status as an Authorized Entity under Section 121

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Section 121) , defines a special class of organizations known as authorized entities. Dozens of publishers and authors have signed contracts with Bookshare that confirm and support its work as an authorized entity as well. Finally, the Office of the General Counsel of the Department of Education reviewed Bookshare’s status as an authorized entity as part of the awards process for the Bookshare for Education project.

Guest Post: Oh Snap! Experimenting with Open Authority in the Gallery

Museum 2.0

We're seeing tons of excitement around this project and a huge level of participation, especially for a museum just dipping its toe in the waters of open authority. Visitor-contributed photos surround a collection piece in Carnegie Museum of Art's Oh Snap! project.

Customer Service Lessons From Author Micah Solomon

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Micah Solomon’s book, High-tech, High-touch Customer Service , is all about how to inspire timeless loyalty in the demanding new world of social commerce -- one where businesses today face the increasingly challenging world of customer interactions, both online and off.

Leadership Tips From Author Neil Smith

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his new book, co-authored with Patricia O'Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

Author Don Tapscott on the growing influence of public participation | Media | The Guardian

AFP Blog

Author Don Tapscott on the growing influence of public participation | Media | The Guardian: "Watching television at his Boston home in January this year, Patrick Meier, a director of the crowdsourcing internet platform Ushahidi saw early reports that a devastating earthquake had caused massive damage to Haiti.

e-NC Authority Receives ‘Techie Award’ for Community Efforts :: WRAL.com

AFP Blog

e-NC Authority Receives ‘Techie Award’ for Community Efforts :: WRAL.com: "e-NC Authority Receives ‘Techie Award’ for Community Effortse-NCPosted: Apr. 5, 2007Raleigh — The e-NC Authority, which is driving availability and use of broadband services across North Carolina, is a winner of a 2007 Techie Award from the Grassroots.org organization.The award is giving to groups in recognition of efforts

Leadership Thought From Author Roger Schwarz

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Wise advice for leaders from author Roger Schwarz in his new book, Smart Leaders Smarter Teams : "You can express your own views as passionately as you want, as long as you''re equally curious about others'' views.".

Beyond The Job Description -- Interview With The Book's Author

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Q and A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions?

Author Paul Smith On "Why Tell Stories?"

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Supermanager Author Interview: Greg Blencoe

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grab a cup of coffee. Set aside one hour. Read Greg Blencoe new book, The Supermanager. It''s a valuable, quick, easy-to-read book for a new manager or leader, and a solid read for existing leaders and managers who just need a reminder of Blencoe''s Supermanager''s Seven Principles.

My Favorites: Moral Of The Story From Author Harvey Mackay

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I''m a big fan of best-selling author Harvey Mackay. He writes about business, sales and leadership and typically ends his articles with a moral of the story.

Fit At Last. Interview With Author Tim Kearin

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The new book, Fit at Last - Look and Feel Better Once and for All , co-authored by Ken Blanchard and Tim Kearin traces business author Blanchard''s weight-loss journey with fitness expert Kearin, and how finally at the age of 73, Ken dropped over thirty pounds in the course of a single year.

Great Leaders Grow. Guest Post By Author Ken Blanchard

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How to Evaluate Your Leadership Style By Ken Blanchard, Co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life Today, I'm going to give a short, one-question quiz. As originally published on "How We Lead" © 2012 Ken Blanchard, co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life.

Author Neil Smith On Urgency, Change And Facts

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his book, co-authored with Patricia O''Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

Interview with "Cloud Surfing" Author Thomas Koulopoulos

Tech Soup Blog

He is the author of the popular Less-Is-More Blog on the People-OntheGo.com website. Pierre Khawand is a guest blogger with more than 20 years of experience in the software industry.

What Changemaker Authors Have Blogs?

Have Fun - Do Good

I've been creating a list of changemaker authors who have blogs. The blogs could have been created as a platform for a particular book, evolved into a book, or simply be a part of the author's overall web presence. I'd love to hear your suggestions for changemaker authors who have blogs. Her most popular is probably Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America book blog social+change activism author

Interview with Carol Baroudi, Author of Green IT For Dummies

Tech Soup Blog

Carol Baroudi is the lead author of the 2009 Wiley. TechSoup: As the lead author on Green IT For Dummies, can you say a bit about what initially got you interested in green IT and then doing one of major books on the subject?

Green 81

Drawing Networks on Napkins with Peter Plastrik and Madeleine Taylor, Co-Authors of Net Gains

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week at the Packard Foundation, I finally had an opportunity to meet Peter Plastrik and Madeleine Taylor face-to-face. I first came across their thinking and work on building social networks for social change via the resources section on the Barr Foundation web site back in 2006.

Author Branham On Trust, Exit Interviews And Why Employees Leave

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Over the past year, 1,000 people who left an employer told author Leigh Branham the reasons for why they left. Those reasons, captured in a post-exit survey, contribute greatly to the new release of the second edition of Branham's best-seller, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave.

Author John Jantsch Explains What It Takes To Sell Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author John Jantsch flips the usual sales approach on its head in his new book, Duct Tape Selling: Think Like a Marketer, Sell Like a Superstar. Today''s sales superstars must attract, teach, convert, serve, and measure while developing a personal brand that stands for trust and expertise. According to Jantsch: Listening is the new prospecting. Educating is the new presenting. Insight is the new information sharing. Story building is the new nurturing. Value is the new closing.

Going to the ASAE Authors Forum today.

SocialFish

Will be hearing the author Jerry Jacobs for a presentation of his book The Association Law Handbook. Anybody know the author or heard him speak? The invite says, "The handbook is a layman staple, making the laws and regulations affecting non-governmental professional certification and entity/program accreditation accessible." I'm mainly going to get the book for free, hahahaha. Hopefully some of you CAE's out there can tell me how much of this stuff I really need to know. : ).

Author Jesse Sostrin Talks About His Book, Beyond The Job Description

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Question And Answer with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions?

TechSoup Account Management 101: Authorized Agents

Tech Soup Blog

This blog post is part of an occasional series focused on managing accounts at TechSoup.org. So far, we've discussed registration, qualification, and updating your account and forum profiles. Watch for more posts to come!

Take Command -- How To Be A First Responder In Business (Interview With Author Jake Wood)

Eric Jacobsen Blog

October 14 brings a powerful new book full of leadership lessons for " how to be a first responder in business."

More on the interaction object - and the platform as authority.

SocialFish

has, as always, a really great post about the Future of Authority: Platform Power. In it, she argues that the past is about control, but the future is about expertise and authority. But Nina's example shows that the "authority", ASAE, can still have a lot of power within that space.

How to create a successful multi-author blog for your nonprofit

John Haydon

And this is precisely the reason why many nonprofits like Oceana and The National Wildlife Federation have multi-author blogs. The other great reason to have multiple authors on a blog is that you get a wider variety of opinions and ideas which your readers will love.).

Author Greg Blencoe Talks About His Book, The Supermanager

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grab a cup of coffee. Set aside one hour. Read Greg Blencoe's new book, The Supermanager. It's a valuable, quick, easy-to-read book for a new manager or leader, and a solid read for existing leaders and managers who just need a reminder of Blencoe's Supermanager's Seven Principles.

You Are Authorized to Virtualize!

Tech Soup Blog

This post was contributed by Nate Solloway, a new guest blogger to our team. Nate has been supporting the infrastructure needs of Community IT Innovators (CITI) clients since 1998. Community IT Innovators (CITI) is an employee-owned company committed to helping social mission organizations effectively use technology. Nate wrote about how CITI went virtual in a previous guest post here. It's time to admit I have a problem. I keep telling myself I can quit any time I want.

Interview with Temra Costa, Author of Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat

Have Fun - Do Good

Did you know that more than 30% of U.S. farm operators are women? Temra Costa's book, Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat features the stories of over 30 women and how they are changing our food system for the better as farmers, educators, mothers, chefs, businesswomen, and policy wonks.

Author Brad Hams On Eradicating Entitlement In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Entitlement is "killing your business," says author Brad Hams. And after more than 15 years working with hundreds of companies, Hams says he knows "that the vast majority of employees addicted to entitlement actually want to engage, want to contribute, and feel much better about themselves when they are in an environment that requires them to do so."