Nathan Magnuson's New Book Teaches, Inspires And Builds Your Confidence

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With 10 leadership topics and easy to read within two hours, this book will both teach you and inspire you. If you don't want to read the book in one sitting, follow Nathan’s suggestion to read one or two leadership topics (one topic per chapter) at a time, and then reflect on and practice the techniques he teaches. New to your leader role? Or, already a leader, but looking to hone your skills?

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Paul Smith Teaches You How To Sell With A Story

Eric Jacobson

Drawing on hundreds of interviews with procurement managers, Paul teaches you how to : Select the right story Craft a compelling and memorable narrative Incorporate challenge, conflict, and resolution Use stories to introduce yourself, build rapport, address objections, add value, bring data to life, and create a sense of urgency Storytelling definitely works in sales, explains Paul, "because a great story changes everything. This is a great week.

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Rapid Realignment Teaches Leaders How To Adapt And Stay Focused

Eric Jacobson

You'll appreciate the Key Points summaries and the Things To Do suggestions from the authors at the end of each of the nine chapters in the book. Spend some quality time with the new book, Rapid Realignment , and you'll learn how to ensure that your strategy, customers, processes and people work seamlessly together in the service of customers and that those four elements continually realign in the face of constant change. The authors, Dr. George H.

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Former Verizon Wireless CEO Teaches Leadership Lessons In New Book

Eric Jacobson

Former Verizon Wireless CEO Denny F. Strigl offers a revealing insight into how he led the company in his new book, Managers, can you hear me now? -- co-authored by Frank Swiatek.

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42 Ways To Get Better At Getting Better

Eric Jacobson

And, although there''s a handy three-page summary of the 42 rules toward the end of the book , take the time to read about each rule covered in the chapters: Rethinking Practice How To Practice Using Modeling Feedback Culture of Practice Post-Practice: Making New Skills Stick Key lessons and takeaways for me from the book include the following tips for providing effective feedback when working with someone who is practicing a skill : Correct instead of critique.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Jointly hosted by the Dallas and Fort Worth chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Philanthropy in Action is one of the 5 largest conferences of its kind in the nation. At the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference, we’ll teach you how to reach a bigger audience on a smaller budget, and transform your marketing dollars into maximum impact. Association of Fundraising Professionals, DC Chapter / National Harbor, MD / $765. It's finally here!

NetCentric Advocacy: Draft: The story of my inbox for the last month….Not for release

Network-Centric Advocacy

I am not talking about each email, each word, each chapter but the novel as a whole. A few really valuable ones teach me something new, require I act or connect me with a project or fundraising opportunity. I am not talking about each email, each word, each chapter but the novel as a whole. A few really valuable ones teach me something new, require I act or connect me with a project or fundraising opportunity.

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Sell With A Story

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What took longer was actually convincing myself that writing a book teaching salespeople how to be better storytellers would make the world a better place. Then I decided to make that one of the topics covered in the book, spanning two different chapters.

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How To Create A People-First Culture At Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Friedman teaches that there are seven steps , based on human virtues we all strive to achieve, that are key to unlocking the power of a people-first culture : Patience. Capsulizes "Tips to Remember" for you at the end of each chapter.

How To Find Your Balance Point

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book teaches you how to identify you balance point, move to it at will, and automatically return to it whenever you want. Then, chapter by chapter, Tracy and Stein take you through: Creating your vision and how to be powered by clarity Contributing with purpose Setting and achieving goals Setting your priorities and simplifying your life Energizing your life with four strategies Two of my favorite parts of the book are: You can either live by accident or live by design.

Listen Up Or Lose Out

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Presented within 22 chapters within five parts , the Bolton’s book teaches you: Why you should improve your listening The do’s and don’ts of great listening How to properly reflect content you’ve heard Reading and reflecting other people’s feelings Listen Up or Lose Out is based on intensive scientific research and the forty-plus years of experience that the authors and their colleagues have had in using and teaching effective listening skills.

4 Best Professional Development Practices for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

For instance, let’s say you read a chapter of a book that is highly relevant to your organization’s mission statement. Therefore, they use a specific LMS system to teach and train volunteers. . Nonprofit organizations are often pressed to do more with less.

Listen Up Or Lose Out

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Presented within 22 chapters within five parts , the Bolton’s book teaches you: Why you should improve your listening The do’s and don’ts of great listening How to properly reflect content you’ve heard Reading and reflecting other people’s feelings Listen Up or Lose Out is based on intensive scientific research and the forty-plus years of experience that the authors and their colleagues have had in using and teaching effective listening skills.

Listen Up Or Lose Out

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Presented within 22 chapters within five parts , the Bolton’s book teaches you: Why you should improve your listening The do’s and don’ts of great listening How to properly reflect content you’ve heard Reading and reflecting other people’s feelings Listen Up or Lose Out is based on intensive scientific research and the forty-plus years of experience that the authors and their colleagues have had in using and teaching effective listening skills.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2018

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Published toward the end of 2018, Sofer’s book teaches you how to find your voice, speak your truth and listen deeply. Sofer provides stories, well-researched examples and end-of-chapter practical suggestions to guide you along the way.

How To Find Your Balance Point

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book teaches you how to identify you balance point, move to it at will, and automatically return to it whenever you want. Then, chapter by chapter, Tracy and Stein take you through: Creating your vision and how to be powered by clarity Contributing with purpose Setting and achieving goals Setting your priorities and simplifying your life Energizing your life with four strategies Two of my favorite parts of the book are: You can either live by accident or live by design.

Why don’t we tell more stories in our fundraising messaging?

Connection Cafe

There’s a chapter in the book called Emotional – in this chapter the authors share a study conducted by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University to understand how people give to nonprofits. Stories are also used teach us how to behave and how to grow up (something Peter Pan lacked). I recently attended the Cause Marketing Forum Conference and was reminded by a fabulous speaker why I love storytelling.

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Listen Up Or Lose Out

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Presented within 22 chapters within five parts , the Bolton’s book teaches you: Why you should improve your listening The do’s and don’ts of great listening How to properly reflect content you’ve heard Reading and reflecting other people’s feelings Listen Up or Lose Out is based on intensive scientific research and the forty-plus years of experience that the authors and their colleagues have had in using and teaching effective listening skills.

How To Find Your Balance Point

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book teaches you how to identify you balance point, move to it at will, and automatically return to it whenever you want. Then, chapter by chapter, Tracy and Stein take you through: Creating your vision and how to be powered by clarity Contributing with purpose Setting and achieving goals Setting your priorities and simplifying your life Energizing your life with four strategies Two of my favorite parts of the book are: You can either live by accident or live by design.

Leading with GRIT

Eric Jacobsen Blog

That road map includes teaching readers the principles of GRIT : Generosity Respect Integrity Truth Laurie Sudbrink "It is not only the concepts of GRIT, but how they are combined, that make them so effective," shares Sudbrink. Particularly helpful to me were the SHIFT guides at the end of each chapter where Sudbrink asks the reader to: S can the chapter and then list the topics that resonated most.

How To Lead With GRIT

Eric Jacobsen Blog

That road map includes teaching readers the principles of GRIT : Generosity Respect Integrity Truth Laurie Sudbrink "It is not only the concepts of GRIT, but how they are combined, that make them so effective," shares Sudbrink. Particularly helpful to me were the SHIFT guides at the end of each chapter where Sudbrink asks the reader to: S can the chapter and then list the topics that resonated most.

Raving about a Mexican on Ada Lovelace Day

Steve Bridger

The plan had been to save enough to put down a deposit and first month’s rent on a flat in London, and start the next chapter of our lives together here, where we paint our houses the colour of bad weather. She stayed on to teach, and I recall that she later shared her lab (on the very jungly edge of a Pacific coastal town) with tarantulas, as well as many less handsome male colleagues. We weren’t supposed to be in Taunton at all.

Listen Up Or Lose Out

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Presented within 22 chapters within five parts , the Bolton’s book teaches you: Why you should improve your listening The do’s and don’ts of great listening How to properly reflect content you’ve heard Reading and reflecting other people’s feelings Listen Up or Lose Out is based on intensive scientific research and the forty-plus years of experience that the authors and their colleagues have had in using and teaching effective listening skills.

Training on your new database

Robert Weiner

I discussed training at a high level on page 13 of this chapter from CASE's Handbook of Institutional Advancement. The trainer needs to understand the database, present technical concepts clearly and without jargon, teach at the students' level, and be incredibly patient. A question was posted to a listserve for nonprofit techies looking for tips on training staff on a new database.

How To Find Your Balance Point

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book teaches you how to identify you balance point, move to it at will, and automatically return to it whenever you want. Then, chapter by chapter, Tracy and Stein take you through: Creating your vision and how to be powered by clarity Contributing with purpose Setting and achieving goals Setting your priorities and simplifying your life Energizing your life with four strategies Two of my favorite parts of the book are: You can either live by accident or live by design.

New Benetech board member, Robert Wexler

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Rob is also a lecturer at Stanford Law School where he teaches the Law of Nonprofit Organizations. I particularly have appreciated his help with the SF chapter of the Social Enterprise Alliance, a national organization I helped found and am now the immediate past chair. Our Nonprofit Legal Expert Continues to Offer Wise Advice My last post mentioned our recent Benetech board meeting. This seemed like a great moment to introduce our newest board member, Robert Wexler.

How To Fuel Your Everyday Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

It’s a results-driven guidebook that teaches you how to recover quickly from adversity, thrive on stress, preform on the emotional edge, and create a motivating environment (instead of trying to motivate people). My favorite chapter is the one titled, Winning versus Surviving. Jack H.

What To Do When You Are New

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Being more introverted versus extroverted, the author's advice and teachings would have helped me during new jobs and after promotions, when relocating to new cities, when joining new clubs and organizations, and whenever I became a member of a new team. Each book chapter examines: Why the skill is important to your success. I found the teachings about asking questions as a newcomer particularly useful.

How To Create A People-First Culture At Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Friedman teaches that there are seven steps , based on human virtues we all strive to achieve, that are key to unlocking the power of a people-first culture : Patience. Capsulizes "Tips to Remember" for you at the end of each chapter. If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman.

How To Become The Person Others Follow

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The progression contains four units : Understanding Yourself Leading Yourself Understanding Others Leading Others Each chapter within the four units provides you: Hands-on Exercises Reflection Questions Post-Exercise Observations "By the time you finish the book, you'll have competed 22 exercises." Teaching piano like that would teach you chopsticks but not how to genuinely and authentically express yourself.

Flashback: Best New Leadership Book Of 2018

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Published toward the end of 2018, Sofer’s book teaches you how to find your voice, speak your truth and listen deeply. Sofer provides stories, well-researched examples and end-of-chapter practical suggestions to guide you along the way. The new book, Say What You Mean , by Oren Jay Sofer , couldn’t have come at a better time. Because 2018 was a year filled with communication challenges for so many people.

Introducing: Cause Camp 2019 Speaker Lineup

NonProfit Hub

He’ll teach you how to build creativity and innovation into your marketing efforts and how to grab people’s attention by breaking traditional “rules” of marketing. She is the past President of American Marketing Association National Professional Chapters Council and has been recognized as Lincoln AMA’s Marketer of the Year, inducted into the Lincoln Marketing Hall of Fame and Lincoln Business Journal’s 40 under 40.

Listen Up Or Lose Out

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Presented within 22 chapters within five parts , the Bolton’s book teaches you: Why you should improve your listening The do’s and don’ts of great listening How to properly reflect content you’ve heard Reading and reflecting other people’s feelings Listen Up or Lose Out is based on intensive scientific research and the forty-plus years of experience that the authors and their colleagues have had in using and teaching effective listening skills.

Book Review Of Full Engagement By Brian Tracy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

So, Tracy teaches you how to make your employees happy by: Organizing their work from the first step in the hiring process through the final step in their departure from your company so they are happy with you, their work, their coworkers, as well as in their interactions with your customers, suppliers and vendors. In addition, each chapter in the book ends with a list of Action Exercises to help you implement Tracy's guidance.

The Joy Diet: My Cat is My Teacher

Have Fun - Do Good

Last month I posted about how I was joining Jamie Ridler Studios' blogging book club, The Next Chapter, while they read The Joy Diet. Each week, participants read one chapter of the book and post on Fridays about their experience. I've read three chapters of The Joy Diet over the past 3 weeks: Nothing, Truth & Desire. I'm looking forward to seeing what she can teach me this week as I read the fourth chapter, Creativity.

Hot Association Jobs This Week – April 19

SocialFish

Manager, Chapter Relations and Membership , Fulbright Association – Founded in 1976, the Fulbright Association (FA) is the alumni association of the Fulbright Scholarship Program in the United States. Fulbright Scholars travel to 165 countries to teach, research, and engage in ways that promote peace and understanding. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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Your Cause Camp 2018 Lineup is Here

NonProfit Hub

She is an expert in developing and teaching practical, ready-made tools that inspire people to take action. As CEO, Paul also oversees the company’s K12 edtech publishing group FableVision Learning, as well as The Reynolds Center for Teaching Learning & Creativity. When he’s not entrenched in all things FableVision, Paul teaches digital media production at Boston College, where he has served as adjunct faculty for over two decades. The moment is finally here!

Leadership Step By Step

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The progression contains four units : Understanding Yourself Leading Yourself Understanding Others Leading Others Each chapter within the four units provides you: Hands-on Exercises Reflection Questions Post-Exercise Observations "By the time you finish the book, you'll have competed 22 exercises." Teaching piano like that would teach you chopsticks but not how to genuinely and authentically express yourself.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

We have gathered an outstanding group of field experts to teach how to build and sustain this kind of governance. Association of Fundraising Professionals, DC Chapter / Baltimore, MD / Price varies. AFP, Colorado Chapter / Breckenridge, CO / Price TBA. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

Find Your Balance Point

Eric Jacobson

The book teaches you how to identify you balance point, move to it at will, and automatically return to it whenever you want. Then, chapter by chapter, Tracy and Stein take you through: Creating your vision and how to be powered by clarity Contributing with purpose Setting and achieving goals Setting your priorities and simplifying your life Energizing your life with four strategies Two of my favorite parts of the book are: You can either live by accident or live by design.

Book Recommendation For Leaders: The Leadership Challenge

Eric Jacobsen Blog

It expertly teaches you what to do as a leader to mobilize others to want to get extraordinary things done in your organization. Chapters in the book explain the conceptual principles that support each practice and prescribe specific recommendations on what you can do to make each practice and commitment your own. There is good reason why, The Leadership Challenge , book is now in its sixth addition.

Advisory Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Friedman teaches that there are seven steps , based on human virtues we all strive to achieve, that are key to unlocking the power of a people-first culture : Patience. I selected Advisory Leadership as the best new leadership book for this year because it: Teaches leaders how to create a people-first culture (a must-have to achieve success in today's business world). Capsulizes "Tips to Remember" for you at the end of each chapter.

Leading With GRIT

Eric Jacobson

That road map includes teaching readers the principles of GRIT : Generosity Respect Integrity Truth Laurie Sudbrink "It is not only the concepts of GRIT, but how they are combined, that make them so effective," shares Sudbrink. Particularly helpful to me were the SHIFT guides at the end of each chapter where Sudbrink asks the reader to: S can the chapter and then list the topics that resonated most.