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Fundwriter.ai 101 – Can A Robot Write Better Than You?

The Fundraising Authority

Maybe you need to create an appeal for an email campaign, a proposal, or a new set of thank you letters and you’re at your desk just wishing that coherent sentences would magically start appearing? She’s had time to work on the proposal she had been waiting to write for months.

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#40BetterHours: The Art of Single Tasking

Beth Kanter

It featured a ten minute video by journalist Manoush Zomorodi sharing some ideas and tips on new digital literacy skills of managing information overload and overwhelmed. The challenge was to focus solely on listening to the video and not multi-task and reflect on the experience. The same can be said for working on different nonprofit projects – write one grant proposal at a time.

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How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Beth Kanter

I recently submitted a proposal for NTEN’s 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference with colleagues Cindy Leonard, John Kenyon and Jeanne Allen called “ Supercharge Your Technology Training ,” so please take a minute to vote for it. . Good instructional design and delivery engages people’s brains, eyes, ears, and bodies. People pay attention more, they learn something, they retain it better, and there is a better chance of them applying what they learned.

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[VIDEO] How to Overcome Fear, Intimidation and Imposter Syndrome to Raise More Money

Bloomerang

And when I reflected a little bit more on my aversion to using the phone, I realized a lot of my discomfort was actually related to my own limiting beliefs, both about myself, but also the beliefs I tended to project on to others, right? Take a minute to reflect.

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Content Curation for Nonprofits – Notes from #13ntccur8

Beth Kanter

This blog post offers reflections and resources from the session. Will is also does a lot of work with video – so when he proposed that we incorporate video interviews as part of the session, I was thrilled. I hope that participants took away from our session, if nothing else, that content curation requires the human brain, as Robin Good points out. Content curation takes focus and discipline — being “brains on.”

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[VIDEO] How to Overcome Fear, Intimidation and Imposter Syndrome to Raise More Money

Bloomerang

And when I reflected a little bit more on my aversion to using the phone, I realized a lot of my discomfort was actually related to my own limiting beliefs, both about myself, but also the beliefs I tended to project on to others, right? Take a minute to reflect.

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[VIDEO] Creative Ways People Contribute to Community

Bloomerang

By understanding core motivations, intentions, perspectives reflected in this webinar, you will be able to build a stronger case for support, increase the impact you have, and gain strategies for creating and preserving community.

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3 Principles Fundraisers Should Adopt from Service Providers

Connection Cafe

Fundraisers can articulate their value propositions in the form of regular, personalized check-ins by phone or handwritten note, custom stewardship reports that reflect donors’ impact over time, or other high-touch, grateful expressions of how and why the donor might consider giving in the future. I left private legal practice for nonprofit fundraising to get away from the less relational aspects of the service provider-client relationship.

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Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World

Beth Kanter

I’m honored to be included on a panel proposed by him, along with Carrie Rice , called “ How to Conquer Technology Distraction and Burnout and Be More Present for Yourself, Team, and Organization for the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference. (If Science is showing us that the brain can really only do one thing at a time. I love connecting with nonprofit technology colleagues who are also promoting work/life balance and how to avoid digital distractions.

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Guest Post: Rearranging the Fossils - Using Museum 2.0 to Get a Stuck Innovation Process Moving Again

Museum 2.0

The staff concentrated on museum operation and just did not have time, energy or brain space to seriously explore the challenges of a new permanent exhibition. The minutes of meetings held in 2006, 2007, and early 2008 reflect a hurried and rather superficial process. After the reorganizations and budget cuts, no one had time to spare and any practical proposal was sure to get opposed by the one whose workload would be afflicted.

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