Book: Simple Acts to Change the World

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Note from Beth: As we head into the holiday season and year-end giving, I invited Amy Neumann to share some thoughts about giving and her new book, “ Simple Acts to Change the World.”

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Ten Books for Every Nonprofit Professional’s Reading List

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Here’s ten books that nonprofit colleagues and authors have shared with me in the last few months and I wanted to share them with you. Recently he sent me a copy of his book. The book is for any fundraising professional who needs to ask for charitable gifts face-to-face.

Book Review: Work That Matters

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Maia Duerr recently published a book called “ Work that Matters: Create a Livelihood that Reflects Your Core Intention.” Her book addresses the big barrier to happiness in our personal/professional lives. Books

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Book Review: “Charity Case”

Connection Cafe

Since then he has authored several books and has become a voice for change in the nonprofit sector. Pallotta’s latest book, Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World , was released in late 2012 to very positive reviews.

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Bringing Millions of Books to Billions of People: Making the Book Truly Accessible

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I believe in the power of books to change the world. That is not a particularly radical belief among librarians, but I hope to make you believe even more in the power of books. To bring the power of books to everybody on this planet, we must make books truly accessible.

A Book!!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

But I’m a writer, and the writer in me decided that “Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology” is going to be a book. In April (after my lenten social media fast ), and after I relaunch my personal site (I’m moving all of the tech stuff there, and this URL will have stuff for the book,) I’ll fill everyone in with a lot more details. BooksAs I said, I am done. Blogging, that is.

Book Review: The Imagination Gap

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My colleague Brian Reich has just published a new book, The Imagination Gap. So, I was excited to dig into his most recent book and thinking. This book is a wonderful walk through learning how to use your imagination. Books

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Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

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The book’s case studies offer us hope and inspiration for urban dwellers – that if we put people at the center – not markets, technology, or government – that people can meet their own needs by sharing resources. Books

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Book Review: Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital Age

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My colleague, Julia Campbell, has just published a book, “ Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits ” and was kind enough to share an advanced copy. And, that’s where Julia’s book comes in. Books Digital Trends Storytelling Strategy Tips

8 Books for Nonprofits To Read and Book Giveaway

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Every year around this time, I write a post about some books that should be valuable to those who work in the nonprofit and social good sector. If you are interested in any of these titles, please leave a comment about why you want to read the book. Books

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Attention all business book enthusiasts!

SocialFish

I also have a big pile of books on my desk that I want to get to (Sound familiar? summarizes best-selling business books into short video, audio and text summaries and give you the most essential lessons from them. Do you love to read? I do!

Book: Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better

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Rob Reich, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University Center for Ethics in Society, Center on Philanthropy & Civil Society, has just released a new book called “ Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better.” Books Philanthropy

Book Review: Cause for Change

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I’m getting a jump on my summer reading! Colleagues Kari Dunn Saratovsky and Derrick Feldmann have published a new book called Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement. The book is a great read for nonprofit leaders of all generations. Books

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Best New Leadership Book For 2018

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The new book, Say What You Mean , by Oren Jay Sofer , couldn’t have come at a better time. Published toward the end of 2018, Sofer’s book teaches you how to find your voice, speak your truth and listen deeply. Add this book to your must-read book list for 2019.

Socialnomics Book Report

Connection Cafe

Author: Cheryl Black. Remember back in sixth grade when you had a summer reading list? Big nerd that I am, I never quit having a summer reading list. The 2012 Summer Reading List for me included some light reading like The Confession (ok maybe that one wasn't so light.)

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Book Review: Connecting to Change the World

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” This books updates their experiences and provides easily understandable, field-tested information on how to form and manage social-impact networks. Here’s a few ideas, concepts, and insights from the book that resonated. Books

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Book: The Network Weaver Handbook

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My friend and colleague, June Holley , has written a much anticipated book, The Network Weaver Handbook. If you are interested in building networks or working as Networked Nonprofit, you need this book right now! Books Networked Nonprofit Networks

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.” First, let me say this now – this is a MUST-READ book for nonprofit leaders and board members. Go buy the book now because it is going to be a huge hit. Books

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Book Giveaway: Nonprofit Fundraising 101 by @dheyman

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Being a Happy, Healthy Nonprofit isn’t just about your physical health, it is also about enriching your knowledge and professional development. What better way than to read a book that gives you the best practical information about an important nonprofit area – fundraising.

Announcing My Next Book: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

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I am excited to announce that I am working on my next book, tentatively titled “The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.” I’m honored to be co-authoring this book with Aliza Sherman to be published in 2017 by Wiley. Books

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Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

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But I also regularly read books as part of my ongoing self-directed learning. When I’m training other trainers, I often get asked “What books should I read?” This book provides some great tips and recipes for incorporating social media into your training practice.

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Book Review and Giveaway: The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising

Amy Sample Ward

Johnson’s new book, The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising. In this book, Larry starts at the beginning (that’s even how he describes it!) resources book fundraising giveaway review tips

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10 Nonprofit Books from 2010

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During 2010, I been able to read, blurb, write reviews, do blog giveaways, or author guest posts and interviews for a lot of terrific books that would be useful to nonprofit professionals in the social media, marketing, and ICT areas. More about the book here. Books

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Book Review: Mindful Social Marketing by @jfouts

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The holiday break is a great time to read books, both for work and just plan fun. Earlier this week, I read the recently published “ Mindful Social Marketing ” by colleague Janet Fouts. If you are doing social media for a nonprofit, this book is a must read. Books

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Book Review: When Millennials Take Over and the Fluid Workplace

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The book discusses how management traditional approaches need to change due to three trends that are coming together in a perfect storm. The trends are analyzed from a historical perspective, backed by research, and illustrated with lots of anecdotes and stories in the book.

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Networked Nonprofit: Get the book!

Amy Sample Ward

Beth Kanter and Allison Fine ‘s book, The Networked Nonprofit , is now out and starting lots of conversations. As such, I knew that their book would be a great resource and part of what makes it so is the inclusion of reflection questions for every chapter.

Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

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In this series of posts about social media books, I invite the author to share something about themselves and why they wrote the book, and what in the book might be of particular interest to association or nonprofit audiences. . So that is why I wrote the book.

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5 Book Recommendations for Nonprofit Networking and Data Nerds

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But it is also a quiet time of year and a good time to catch up on reading. Also, if you are looking for a last minute gift for the nonprofit networking and data nerd in your life, here’s some book recommendations. If you are working with data in any way, you need this book.

New Book: Social Movements for Good

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My colleague, Derrick Feldman, has just published a new book, “ Social Movements for Good ,” a guidebook for driving change, by taking advantage of the social “currency” that makes movements go viral. The book includes: Case studies of the most successful social good movements.

Book Reviews

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Book Reviews October 21, 2007 I read three books recently that I thought would be worth reviewing here. They fall into that category of “business&# books that I basically never read. The first book, called “ Made to Stick:Why Some Ideas Survive, and Others Die.&# It’s an interesting book, with a basic premise.

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A Call for Millions: Ending the Global Book Famine for the Blind

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There’s a global book famine afflicting people with disabilities. They lack the books they need for education, employment, and social inclusion. I have good news: For $5 million a year, we can build a global library that provides tens of millions of people around the world who are blind, low vision, or dyslexic free access to books that will work for them. Our Bookshare library has over 550,000 books that have been delivered digitally over 10 million times.

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A Conversation with Allison Fine About Her New Book #Matterness

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Today is the official launch of Allison Fine’s new book, Matterness. We recently had a delightful email interview about some of the ideas and themes from the book. BK: Hi, Allison, I hear you’ve written another book. BK: What do you hope happens with this book?

Book Review: Engine of Impact – Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

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Last week I attended the launch of the book, Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector by William F. The book is a great read, packed with insights as well as high level frameworks and practical applications. Not in this book.

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Books To Read This Month

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Pictured above are two books to add to your list for reading this month. In her book, author Esther K. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Jeff Gothelf Josh Seiden Leadership Books Let The Story Do The Work Management Sense & Respond Storytelling Esther K.

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Book Review: The Crowdfunding Revolution

SocialFish

In this series of posts about social media books, I invite the author to share something about themselves and why they wrote the book, and what in the book might be of particular interest to association or nonprofit audiences. . so I find this book incredibly interesting.

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Leadership Books For Your Summer Reading

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Best Leadership Books Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Books Summer Reading

New Books For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

New books for leaders just now hitting the stores: Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Books

Book: Cause Marketing for Dummies

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Joe Waters, who writes the Selfish Giving Blog , has published a book, Cause Marketing for Dummies and was kind enough to send me a copy. I have not finished reading the whole book cover to cover, word for word but I did have a chance to read a couple of chapters. Books

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Book: Nonprofit Management 101

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The best how-to books out there combine them. A book that is all concepts and theory, makes it hard to apply the information in the real world. But, if the book is just a collection of disconnected tips, then you run the risk of implementing with out strategy. Books

Book Review: The Nonprofit Business Plan

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Reflection: What struck me about the talk was the importance of having a good measurement practice or system within the organization to be able to answer the impact questions (as you may know I just finished writing a book with KD Paine about this topic). Books

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Civility in the Digital Age: Book Giveaway

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Here’s a brief book review. Andrea’s book is filled with practical information on how deal with the situation. The books is filled with techniques and best practices for getting people to be more civil online and how to handle the people that just can’t be civilized.

Social by Social: Book Giveaway!

Amy Sample Ward

I just got my first copy of the Social by Social book I co-authored earlier this year with David Wilcox , Andy Gibson , and Nigel Courtney and Clive Holtham from Cass Business School. That’s the book next to the SocialBySocial.com website where you can read the book for free or download the free PDF. BOOK GIVEAWAY! I’m going to give away this copy of the book and am pretty excited to do it! Tags: socialbysocial book case studies

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Announcing the Launch of Book #3:The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

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I am thrilled to announce the official launch of my third book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout with co-author Aliza Sherman.