Book Review: The Surprising Gift of Doubt

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“The Surprising Gift of Doubt,” written by Marc Pitman of Concord Leadership Group, is a book that’s not just about nonprofit leadership. Fundraiser Education Book Review Fundraiser education Nonprofit Leadership The Surprising Gift of Doubt

Four Leadership Books To Read This Summer

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Searching for good leadership books to read this summer? I recommend these: Book List Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Summer Reading

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Some Of My Favorite Leadership Books

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite books about about leadership include: Best Leadership Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books

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.

Books That Changed Us in 2020

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embracing yoga pants as acceptable work attire, thinking about what really matters in life, and maybe my favorite one of all—stealing little hidden moments to sit down with a book and just read. We even started our own little book club!).

Your Digital Donor Thank-You Kit (Free E-Book)

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The post Your Digital Donor Thank-You Kit (Free E-Book) appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs. Download the Guide » Even through crises, your donors will support your nonprofit goals.

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Emerson College Students Create a Diverse Book Campaign for Boston Public Schools While Studying Charity Navigator's DEI Goals

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Best New Leadership And Business Book Of 2020

Eric Jacobsen Blog

This time each year, I select my pick for best new leadership and business book for the year. also makes for a good gift from a parent or life/business coach and is perfect for a millennial’s book club. Writing is actually the easy part of getting a book launched!

Best New Leadership Book Of 2019

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Each year, after reading and reviewing dozens of new leadership books, I select my pick for the year's best new leadership book. For 2019, that book is Paul Smith's, The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell , released this past summer. You can read this book in an hour or less.

Today's Leadership Book Recommendation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you have a manager who isn't the best communicator, you can suggest he/she read Jane Murphy's and Khatun Huber's book, What Could Happen If You Do Nothing? I receive about a book a week from authors to review, and I don't recommend them all.

Book Review: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

Amy Sample Ward

In the book, Beth and Katie identify a number of themes. I am giving away a copy of Beth and Katie’s book to be sure that I do my part to spread the knowledge and share the insights. I’ll select a comment at random to win the book and we can all win by learning from each other. (I’ll bookreview resources beth kanter book review measurement netnonI recently got my copy of Measuring the Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanter and Katie Delahaye Paine.

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Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2018

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, we flashback to 2018 : 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.

The Book Of Mistakes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Skip Prichard’s new book, The Book of Mistakes , provides a motivating and inspiring fable and journey to finding the secrets to creating a successful future. Full of wisdom, this is a book for everyone, and particularly valuable to anyone who wants to be a better leader. I won’t reveal the nine mistakes, however, here are some of my favorite takeaways and snippets from the lessons the book teaches: Be the hero of your story, not a minor character in someone else’s.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2016

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Originally published in December 2016: After reading nearly 30 new books about leadership this past year, my pick for 2016's best new leadership book is, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change , by H. 2017 2020 2021 Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management H.

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. Today, we are poised at a moment in time where we can transcend the limitations of past book technologies and bring the power of books to all humans. To bring the power of books to everybody on this planet, we must make books truly accessible. Love of the print book.

The Definitive Book On Servant Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership. You're sure to take lots of notes as you capture advice from this powerful book, where as John C. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Ken Blanchard Leaders Leadership Leadership Books Renee Broadwell Servant Leadership

Nonprofits Mentioned in the Book

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By the time I am done writing, there could easily be over 200 nonprofits mentioned in the book. Nonprofits mentioned in the book thus far are: Amnesty International. The BookSome are featured in case studies, others are simply listed as examples of excellence. A goal of mine is to make sure that nonprofits of all sizes and budgets from numerous program areas are featured.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2014

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Flashback to this post from early 2015 : After reading nearly 40 books about leadership released this year, my pick for the very best new leadership book of 2014 is, The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up , by Chris Van Gorder.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2018

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, we flashback to 2018 : 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.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2014

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Flashback to this post from early 2015 : After reading nearly 40 books about leadership released this year, my pick for the very best leadership book for 2014 is, The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up , by Chris Van Gorder.

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. Books Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership BooksLet The Story Do The Work explains that at the heart of leadership lies persuasion.

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Book Review: The Surprising Gift of Doubt by Marc A. Pitman

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Pitman’s new book, The Surprising Gift of Doubt: Use Uncertainty to Become the Exceptional Leader You are Meant to Be it occurred to me that I’d probably never considered the word “doubt” as anything positive. But this book sucked me right in.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2015

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Greg Friedman, Ms, CFP You'll also learn from the book the most common culture killers , which are: Focusing too much on a hierarchical organization. 2015 2020 Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books

The Book Of Mistakes For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Skip Prichard’s book, The Book of Mistakes , provides a motivating and inspiring fable and journey to finding the secrets to creating a successful future. Full of wisdom, this is a book for everyone, and particularly valuable to anyone who wants to be a better leader.

5 Leadership And Business Books To Read This Winter

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Stumped for what leadership and business books to add to your winter reading list? Here are five must-read books for leaders well worth adding to your list: Lead With A Story -- A Guide To Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire. I couldn't put this book down.

Gravitate Co-Founders Featured in “Associations 4.0” book

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The book describes how Meg and Tim, who the authors call transformers, built and are evolving a company that serves a changing association industry.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 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.

Leadership Books To Read This Summer

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Starting to choose which business books you'll read this summer? Here are some leadership books I highly recommend: Best Leadership Books Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

[Book Research] Quotes of Social Media Wisdom?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the beginning of each chapter in my book (11 total) there will be a quote of wisdom from a nonprofit that speaks to content of that chapter. Then throughout the book, there will be approximately 20 more quotes of wisdom. If you have some wisdom to share with the nonprofit community, please post your quote below and if it fits, I’ll add it to the book. If it makes the book, I’ll let you know. Related Links: Book Research & Interviews. ?Book

The Book Of Mistakes For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Skip Prichard’s book, The Book of Mistakes , provides a motivating and inspiring fable and journey to finding the secrets to creating a successful future. Full of wisdom, this is a book for everyone, and particularly valuable to anyone who wants to be a better leader.

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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This Week's Leadership Book To Read: The Leadership Challenge

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There is good reason why, The Leadership Challenge , book is now in its sixth addition. Revised to address current challenges, this sixth edition marks thirty-plus years since the book was first published.

This Week's Leadership Book To Read

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you have a manager who isn't the best communicator, you can suggest he/she read Jane Murphy's and Khatun Huber's book, What Could Happen If You Do Nothing? I receive about a book a week from authors to review, and I don't recommend them all.

Best Leadership Book Of 2018

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In December, I'll post my selection for the best new leadership book for 2019. In the meantime, here's a reminder/re-posting of my selection for 2018: 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. And, that’s why, Say What You Mean , is my pick for B est New Leadership Book for 2018.

Book Review: Work That Matters

Beth Kanter

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. The heart of this book helps you find work that matters (and pays the bills) or what Maia calls “Liberation-Based Livelihood.” ” The steps and exercises in the book help you look inward, reflect, but also seek out help from others.

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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New Book: #NONPROFIT SOCIALMEDIA tweet

Amy Sample Ward

The Nonprofit Technology Conference is in Atlanta April 8-10 and Beth Kanter and Janet Fouts crowd-sourced a book of tips and tricks for the event. Start to finish the entire book was done in 3 weeks! Proceeds from the book go to the Nonprofit Technology Network and Janety will be giving away books at the NTC. They did a great job and I’m excited to see the book in print! Tags: resources 10ntc book nten twitter

Book Recommendation For Leaders: The Leadership Challenge

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There is good reason why, The Leadership Challenge , book is now in its sixth addition. Revised to address current challenges, this sixth edition marks thirty-plus years since the book was first published.

Mass Market Accessible Books

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

They were the first publisher to sign on to deliver their books electronically to Bookshare back in 2003, and gave us permission to provide their books outside the U.S. We're excited about this trend and the opportunities it creates for the commercial availability of mass market accessible books. Check out this O'Reilly's announcement tat their ebook bundles now include DAISY talking book format files to see the fabulous work they're doing.

10 Nonprofit Books from 2010

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. Many authors generously sent me review copies. I also have a small pile of books sitting on my desk that I wanted to blog about. I read the manuscript over the summer so I could blurb this book. More about the book here. Book

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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 tipsIn our work, regardless of the the cause we are passionate about it or the job title we have, we have to recognize that it isn’t all about the “function” of our work. Do you work in a communications department? It isn’t always about social media.

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Five Must-Read Books For Leaders This Fall

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Stumped for what business books to add to your fall reading list? Here are five must-read books for leaders well worth adding to your list: Lead With A Story -- A Guide To Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire. I couldn't put this book down.

5 Leadership Books To Read This Winter

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Stumped for what business books to add to your winter reading list? Here are five must-read books for leaders well worth adding to your list: Lead With A Story -- A Guide To Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire. I couldn't put this book down.