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. When I design and facilitate meeting for clients, board meetings, or as part of a workshop, webinar or other training, I’m always looking for new ideas for facilitation and interactive processes.

3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The design lab was facilitated by Pete Maher, founder of Luma Institute. I even facilitated design labs to help with the research for my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit. I also get asked about where to get facilitation training for design thinking methods.

Basic Facilitation Techniques for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are a lot different styles, philosophies, and techniques for facilitating groups of people. Check out the International Association of Facilitator’s Method database which contains more than 500 entries. Networked Facilitation. Facilitated Listening Skills.

8 Fantastic Facilitation Playbooks for Designing Productive Nonprofit Meetings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Whether our meeting is useless or valuable depends on how we design, facilitate, and follow up. If you are facilitating the meeting you need figure out logistics like scheduling, materials, and effective use of technology for virtual meetings. The facilitation methods are participatory.

Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Brainstorming Sessions for Nonprofit Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Does your work at a nonprofit include facilitating meetings or trainings? Looking for new techniques to add to your facilitator’s toolbox? Brainstorming can be done as a solo activity or group or collaborative brainstorming. … Read More Facilitation Training Design

Methods for Facilitating Innovation in Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The co-facilitator was Amy Hedrick who works in Product and Design Innovation at Intuit. Here’s a some of what I learned about facilitating innovation and train the trainers design. How does your nonprofit facilitate innovating thinking and doing? Facilitation

The Art of Facilitating Meetings with Sticky Notes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Post-It Note Facilitation of A Network Map - 2012 Pakistan NGOs. What’s in your facilitation toolkit? Take for example my colleague Eugene Eric Kim who shares his facilitation toolkit which includes links to his favorite Post It notes and markers. Facilitation

Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Workplace flexibility creates a need for better skills in facilitating virtual meetings and hybrid meetings where some participants are in the room and others participate are using audio-only or video conferencing platform. Roles may include: Facilitator: Designs and Facilitates Meeting.

Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than two decades after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

4 Tech Solutions To Better Collaboration For Nonprofits

TechImpact

A connected nonprofit is a successful nonprofit when it comes to collaborating and working in teams. While each organization varies in size, locales, and causes, technology can help facilitate workflow. Collaborative meetings and deadlines can be easily tracked with a shared calendar.

Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

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Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

Why collaboration is not as easy as it seems

SocialFish

To develop cooperation with others and to collaborate, you need to understand what you have in common. This is the chimera of collaboration culture composed of elements from many different segments of culture and between people. Analyzing Collaboration Culture Clash from Rawn Shah.

How To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall''s book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book''s section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

How To Facilitate Leadership Development In Your Nonprofit As Part of Doing the Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gain tips on how to facilitate sessions that will strengthen professional development across your teams and organization. Register now! One of the biggest challenges that many nonprofits face is the finding time and resources for professional development activities.

How To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall''s book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book''s section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

#14LCS Facilitator Series: Meet Peter Campbell

NTEN

That''s why we''re doing our best to recruit a remarkable group of facilitators to help shape your experience. Today we want to introduce you to one of them: Peter Campbell , a Facilitator for the Future of Technology track.

How To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

How To Be A More Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

The 7 Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall''s book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book''s section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

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How To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall''s book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book''s section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

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Share Files and Collaborate Online with Box

Tech Soup Blog

Box.org provides organizations with the Box file-sharing, content management, and collaboration service. You can use Box's cloud-based storage and collaboration tools to replace traditional on-premises file servers and traditional file-sharing processes.

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The Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

How To Be A Collaborative Leader In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall''s book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book''s section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

What Attributes do Nonprofits Need to Build Cross-Sector Collaboration?

ASU Lodestar Center

The nonprofit sector has the ability to achieve significant social change through collaboration across sectors. Below are suggested attributes to implement an effective collaboration between the public, private and third sector, powered with innovation, leading, and acting.

Thoughts on the Social Collaboration Game from SHINE09

Amy Sample Ward

This past Saturday at the SHINE09 unconferance , David Wilcox , Andy Gibson , Drew Mackie and I facilitated a version of what was called the Social Collaboration Game. Obviously lots to talk about and we are really excited to facilitate the game in more contexts and with other groups! Tags: events collaboration shine09 social collaboration game socialmedia

Research Friday: Trust and Collaboration

ASU Lodestar Center

Collaboration among nonprofit organizations is near to becoming a necessity. 3 However, inter-organizational collaboration is not a mere exercise in sustainability. While resource sharing is a practical motivation for collaboration, the possibility of large-scale, authentic social shifts is fueling collective effort and redefining longstanding limits. It facilitates knowledge distribution because it deeply influences one’s willingness to share.

The Seven Roles And Responsibilities Of A Collaborative Leader When Leading Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall''s book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book''s section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

5 Key Relationships for Your Nonprofit: And the Tools and Tactics to Facilitate Them

NTEN

collaboration tools Community community engagement tools Leadership nptech nten online engagement Organizational Culture relationship building with social media Social Media Staffing Strategy CommunicationsWill Colely. Producer/Founder. Aquifer Media.

Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader Of A Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

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.

Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: Using collaborative inquiry to engage stakeholders

ASU Lodestar Center

A thorough collaborative inquiry process will follow a process which includes: Framing the issue. It is helpful to utilize a process that will help facilitate a deep and meaningful dialogue. extensive and helpful collaborative inquiry processes is described in. posted by.

Grant writer as chief collaborative officer

ASU Lodestar Center

The truth is that if ever there was a nonprofit activity that needs to be collaborative across departments, it is the preparation of a grant application package. From this perspective, the role of a grant writer is really that of facilitator of internal collaboration. posted by.

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Touchpoint Leadership & Creating Collaborative Energy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take a systemic view of the connections that need to be made to build collective value, in order to engender learning and collaboration across the enterprise as a whole. Dr. Jacqui Scholes-Rhodes is a leadership consultant, systemic coach and inquiry facilitator with Touchpoint Leaders.

Nonprofits Live: Collaborative Storytelling Recap

Tech Soup Blog

kicked off with a special edition of Nonprofits Live on the topic of collaborative storytelling. Collaborative storytelling refers to working with a team, sometimes distributed, to produce video. Starting a Collaborative Project. A production grid is easy to produce in a collaborative tool like Google Docs and is easily shared via email or file sharing. Borman's experience has taught her that team building is important to collaborative storytelling.

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

m co-facilitating a group of people working in non-profit organizations in the Netherlands, working on what we call ???e-collaboration??? e-collaboration??? The blog is called I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate. via my nonprofit and online community virtual colleague in the Netherlands, Joitske Hulsebosch , comes word of a new group blog project.

Cross-Sector Collaboration: The train to community impact

ASU Lodestar Center

Proposition 22: The normal expectation ought to be that success will be very difficult to achieve in cross-sector collaborations.” - John Bryson, et al., "The The Design and Implementation of Cross-Sector Collaborations". Collaboration is emerging as a popular vehicle to solve complicated problems that our communities face. Worse yet, they have not considered the repercussions of boarding the collaboration train.

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What Does It Take to Learn to Collaborate?

Network-Centric Advocacy

This is a brilliant flash of analysis and nice crisp language on the roles and responsibilities for collaborators. I like the way Chris Thompson at interactioninstitute.org teases apart the characteristics of people that are going to be good at collaboration. Will – the drive for ongoing personal and systemic development, to push through and keep the collaborative going even when the plane starts to shake, eyes on the prize, willing to put reputation and resources on the line.

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.

The Seven Ways To Be A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall's book, Transforming The Way We Work -- The Power Of The Collaborative Workplace , remains relevant today, more than a decade after Marshall wrote it. Particularly useful is the book's section that teaches readers how to be a collaborative leader. Edward M.

Webinar Recap: Foundations and Online Collaboration

Influence

Forum One hosted a webinar on June 23 on online collaboration for philanthropic organizations. Amy talked about a private global online community of librarians that she facilitates as part of the Gates Foundation's Global Libraries program. Philanthropy and Online Collaboration Webinar.