Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

SocialFish

It transforms how organizations create, collaborate, and publish social media content at the national and local levels. Our platform uses a workflow process to create a collaborative environment where users (your hand-picked team of employees!)

Social business demands culture change

SocialFish

Social business demands culture change. . Internal collaboration platforms not working as they should? Most organizations today are simply not compatible with the way a social business really works – but culture change takes time. BUILDING SOCIAL BUSINESS CAPACITY.

Social Business and Generations

SocialFish

I’m writing and speaking more and more about social business these days, as are many others, of course. That’s certainly important, and a challenge, but it’s not quite what I mean by social business. That’s what social businesses are starting to do.

Social business demands culture change

SocialFish

Social business demands culture change. . Internal collaboration platforms not working as they should? Most organizations today are simply not compatible with the way a social business really works – but culture change takes time. BUILDING SOCIAL BUSINESS CAPACITY.

Are Businesses Ready for True Reinvention?

SocialFish

Social business was not yet a known concept. Companies were, and to this day, still trying to understand the value of social media and what it meant to their businesses. Businesses need to change. Business will thrive as long as there is innovation.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The session is designed to answer three questions: Why does collaborative technology overload lead to loss of nonprofit workplace productivity and what are the best practices to avoid it? What is Collaborative Overload? There are ways of working that can reduce collaborative overload.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations. It's finally here!

Tips to Create a Culture of Collaboration and Innovation

Frogloop

Love it or hate it, the real-time web is forcing nonprofits to change the way they do business. Unfortunately many organizations still struggle with rigid top down management structures and teams that squash innovation and collaboration.

70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done.

Better Together: What Collaboration Strategies are Necessary to Increase Nonprofit Effectiveness?

ASU Lodestar Center

However, nonprofit leaders can combine operational and programmatic strategies through collaboration to combine resources and funding in order to increase social efforts. Collaboration can also assist in creating greater accountability among nonprofit organizations.

What is “New” In Adopting New Membership or Business Models?

SocialFish

Her monthly column for us will focus on what Anna calls “the building blocks for constructing new membership and business models” for associations. I thought I sounded pretty cool until calls for new membership and business models became ubiquitous.

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Don't Let Frustration Kill Your Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

" Frustration in the workplace is a silent killer," claim authors Mark Royal and Tom Agnew in their terrific book, The Enemy of Engagement. Further, "in an organizational context, frustration is not as simple as failing to get something you want.

Digital business is a strategic priority for CEOs… but not for CIOs (yet).

SocialFish

Check out the latest McKinsey Global Study on Digital Business. My bold… Executives expect that new digital technologies will transform their businesses, but many admit their companies are far from prepared in developing capabilities and meeting challenges.

Three Business Books that Deliver on Organizational Change and Leadership

Museum 2.0

Have you ever picked up an intriguing-looking business book, started to read it, and then realized it''s just one five-page article''s worth of content spread out over 300 pages? The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business by Patrick Lencioni.

Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: Legal protection of control within public charities

ASU Lodestar Center

Like other successful entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs have the will and skill set to get things done and the traditional public charity structure and requirements may seem like burdensome barriers to moving forward. Alternative Structure. posted by.

Beyond Dashboards: Business Intelligence Tools for Program Analysis and Reporting

Idealware

Business Intelligence tools, or “BI” tools, take the dashboard idea to the next level. The Benefits of Business Intelligence Tools. Business Intelligence tools have grown in popularity with nonprofits for a number of reasons. The tool offers canned reports, which might not apply to all nonprofits, and adds a reports-and-dashboards sharing feature for easy collaboration among colleagues. PublishDate: June 2012. Author: Patrick Yurgosky, New York University.

#11NPD: Impact, Brand, and Business Model

Tech Soup Blog

In the panel Rethinking Strategy: The Intersection of Impact, Brand, and Business Model, three experts defined these terms and illustrated their use for effective nonprofit communications. Delivery and communications are the business model.

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Changing our vision of Change: Revisiting the Pollyanna Principles

Amy Sample Ward

Last week, the New York Times ran an article exploring a segment of the nonprofit/social impact sector that the author saw as a small minority of organizations, but one I care deeply about: those that plan to go out of business.

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Making Smarter Decisions: Five Business Intelligence Myths

NTEN

If you collect and analyze data over time, it can tell you where you're headed, tomorrow -- and that can help you make better business decisions. . The field of Business Intelligence (BI) is growing by leaps and bounds as technology tools make getting, combining, and visualizing data easier than ever before. It's all about mapping data to business needs to make better decisions. Business Intelligence is, by definition, iterative. Collaboration.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Opportunity Collaboration. Opportunity Collaboration. Opportunity Collaboration / Cancún Yucatán, (Int.) At this year's AASP Summit, presenters will focus on cutting-edge technology and business methods using case studies. New ways to collaborate with each other.

Creating a Network to Nurture Social Entrepreneurs and 3BL Businesses: Notes from 2009 Net Impact Conference session

Social Actions

This past Friday I had the great pleasure of participating in a panel discussion at the 2009 Net Impact Conference: Creating a Network to Nurture Social Entrepreneurs and Triple Bottom Line Businesses. In the social sector, this structure is in its infancy.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations. Our institute will also provide opportunities for attendees to create meaningful connections and potential collaborations. Structuring Major Gifts Conference.

Creating a Network to Nurture Social Entrepreneurs and 3BL Businesses: Notes from 2009 Net Impact Conference session

Social Actions

This past Friday I had the great pleasure of participating in a panel discussion at the 2009 Net Impact Conference: Creating a Network to Nurture Social Entrepreneurs and Triple Bottom Line Businesses. In the social sector, this structure is in its infancy.

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How To Increase Profits Through Gender-Balanced Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The physical differences are associated with natural tendencies in thinking, communicating, and problem-solving that are all needed in business. An effective mentoring program demands structure.

The emancipation of the charity employee

Steve Bridger

At Foviance, my friend Richard Sedley had the idea of sharing the business ‘lifestream’ on a blog. Translate this to your charity : passionate and creative people from all kinds of backgrounds coming together, inspiring each other and collaboratively making change.

New (Free) E-Book: Leading Systems Change Will Supercharge Your Facilitation Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Overall, the program led to over 100 collaborations and its impact is ongoing. Teampedia -This collection includes many useful team building activities, icebreakers, teamwork resources, and tools for teams that want to improve their collaborative processes, including meetings.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

Planning – Align research with business goals and capabilities (often limited by resources) to attract leads into a paying customer or donor. Structure Content With An Introduction, Body, and Conclusion.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Structuring Major Gifts Conference. Structuring Major Gifts Conference. Discover how these and other factors are irrevocably changing the ways donors structure their largest gifts of a lifetime. Opportunity Collaboration. Opportunity Collaboration.

Making #GivingTuesday Count: New Mexico State University’s Story

Connection Cafe

We had goals to increase total giving to the NMSU system, increase alumni giving rates, see participation of 1,000 donors, add endowments for colleges, departments and units across the system and establish communication partnerships with local businesses.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: The Generational Divide (Panel Discussion)

Amy Sample Ward

Suzy : I know many people think the boomers like structure in the work place, we are concerned with making money – but we were the age of Aquarius! When you take on a job in a nonprofit, you’re normally doing a lot more than you signed for without a lot of structure.

Virtual Work, Real Success

Tech Soup Blog

The primary organizing principle behind all the practices that our team implements is a democratic and horizontal management structure. Regular, Structured Check-ins. Having consistent and structured check-ins helps keep the team connected to each other, accountable for their work, and up-to-date on company direction and goals. Business info tools - all business information is accessible anywhere via CARE, Salesforce, Jungle Disk, Nagios, and others.

Salesforce, Dreamforce & Nonprofits: It always comes back to the data model

Judi Sohn

The class was structured with lessons, followed by 20 minutes or so to complete an exercise. Salesforce was originally just a business-to-business tool. A salesperson in a business doesn’t typically have access to all the accounts and deals in the business.

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Webinars in 2012 ? Where are They Going?

SocialFish

However, with such rapid progression in social media and collaborative learning, the webinar curriculum is in transition. This results in what we call a collaborative approach to learning. Webinar Structure. Alternative Business Model.

Sales Operations Demystified: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How To Do It Right

Wild Apricot

Through strategically implemented training, software tools and engagement techniques, sales ops leaders enable sales reps to focus more on selling in order to drive business results. . Maintenance of Communication and Collaboration Channels. Business Intelligence Services.

Three Roles of the Nonprofit CFO that Lead to Mission Success

Connection Cafe

The Builder constructs a: Sustainable financial structure that meets mission needs, goals, and aspirations over time. Sustainable and dynamic business model that finds the necessary revenues and efficiently and effectively manages expenditures over the fiscal years.

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Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: The Generational Divide (Panel Discussion)

NTEN

Suzy : I know many people think the boomers like structure in the work place, we are concerned with making money - but we were the age of Aquarius! When you take on a job in a nonprofit, you're normally doing a lot more than you signed for without a lot of structure. Wendy : If nothing else, Millennials are collaborative. It's been a fantastic journey to see the cultural shift mirroring the way business changes. Suzy : Collaboration is the best skill someone can have.

Innovate & Thrive or Stagnate & Die

Connection Cafe

I also do large scale collaborative events like Nonprofit Bar Camp and VideoCamp Texas. To be competitive in the future, organizations have to create a culture of innovation that will drive a continuous flow of new, relevant and successful business projects and programs. The key to success is getting your corporate culture right and then tapping into the new found potential with an efficient and effective structure designed to harness and act on the newly uncovered ideas.

Humanizing your organization creates amazing results. This is how.

SocialFish

Beforehand I had taken a fairly myopic view that, regardless of structure, a focus on behavior would do the trick. We realized, for example, that our business processes would improve if we have better mechanisms to deal with conflict resolution and experimentation.

Full Case Study Report from GiveToTheMax Day

SocialFish

But extrapolate that to this scenario – where you have a whole bunch of individual nonprofits who might normally either compete for fundraising dollars, or ignore each other’s work because they are so busy with their own. Remember Give to the Max Day, November 9, 2011?

The #FutureOfBusiness Is Social: Adapt Or Die

SocialFish

I spoke to someone the other day, who, like me, was trying to sell nascent technology/solutions to businesses who were less inclined to buy, let alone understand these new products and services. Reduced business spend. Increasing business accountability.

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Generation Y – Reinventing the Way We Communicate

SocialFish

The line between personal and business is becoming less defined. It makes more sense (for us) to develop authentic / less-formal relationships with colleagues and business affiliates. Updating the Webinar Structure.

5 Nonprofit Tech Solutions For Improving Internal Communication

TechImpact

TechSoup discusses unified communication (UC), which is a type of internal communication structure that combines text messaging, web conferencing, email, video, and instant messaging, among other technologies to connect employees more effective and efficiently. Image courtesy of MeetUp.