The Ideal Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The workforce included a blend of long-term employees with a rich company, product/service and customer history; employees who had been at the company for five to seven years;and then new hires with a fresh perspective and keen sense of new technologies and techniques.

[MUST WATCH] The Connected Company

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Here is a 30 minute video of Dave Gray talking about “the connected company”, a theme with which you will be very familiar from Humanize. Dave is founder of XPLANE, a visual thinking company, and a partner in the Dachis Group, a social business consultancy.

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Eight Good Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

Boulder-Based Company Creates Software to Help Haitian Children

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Find (and Keep) New Staff by Improving Company Culture

NonProfit Hub

As I’ve mentioned before , there seems to be a misguided notion of “company culture” floating around that has more to do with a dress code and whether or not there’s a ping pong table in the office than it does with hiring practices, staff expectations and mission statements.

Best Linkedin Company Pages

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Lots of good tips here for amping up your company page. Best LinkedIn Company Pages 2013 from LinkedIn. ————– ( photo credit ).

When Service Design Meets the Connected Company

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You know how I love anything by Dave Gray , author of the Connected Company. When service design meets the connected company from Dave Gray. Leap: Dave Gray Wants to Help You Connect with His New Book, The Connected Company. MUST WATCH] The Connected Company.

3 Company Culture Ideas to Boost Employee Happiness

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Our Director of Finance and Operations shares three simple tips for a happier company culture. The post 3 Company Culture Ideas to Boost Employee Happiness appeared first on See3 Advice for Do-Gooders. strategy

White House Summit Promotes Pro Bono Service: Connecting Companies with Nonprofits for the Sake of Social Good

Connection Cafe

And the topic is one of my favorites – pro bono service or, in layperson’s terms, how employees at companies large and small give their time and professional talents to help nonprofits thrive. In fact, more than half of the companies that have taken the pro bono pledge are small businesses.

Community Un-Managing: Cheat Sheet for Community Managers and Tips for Companies

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Companies need to have procedures for terminating employees who manage company social media accounts. . I don’t imagine most companies have a contingency plan for social media accounts when terminating the social media manager.

How to Build a Company Culture That Works

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Then we will take a core group of your staff through the results of the assessment and help them start to identify ways to align your company culture with the internal capacities you need to make social media management work for you.

Can Non-profits Learn From Innovative Companies?

Wild Apricot Blog

So we looked at Fast Company''s Most Innovative Companies for 2014 to see if there were lessons to guide non-profit innovation. The March Nonprofit Blog Carnival is about non-profit disruption and innovation. Non-profit nonprofit blog carnival

ATTN Nonprofits: LinkedIn Rolls Out New Design for Company Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For those nonprofits that have claimed their LinkedIn Company Page , today the site rolled out a new design that you’ll want to upgrade to much sooner than later. If your nonprofit has not yet claimed your LinkedIn Company Page, then better late than never. :).

The Company We Keep

Beaconfire Wire

Here at Beaconfire, we’re honored to work side by side with some of the biggest brands in the non profit, mission driven and cause based world.

Mobile is an Opportunity to Re-Humanize Your Company

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…or so says Dan Keldsen at Human 1.0 in this slide deck. Check it out. The Mobile Tribe – Human 1.0. View more presentations from Dan Keldsen. __. This post includes a slide deck. If you’re reading this in a reader and can’t see them, click through to the post.

One Company. One Mission.

Connection Cafe

As a unified company with a common mission, we will make multi-channel supporter engagement a reality at a faster pace than either of us could have achieved separately. Author: Gene Austin. Today we embark on our next journey: Convio and Blackbaud together – united to reach new heights. We are excited. We are dedicated. We are committed to delivering the very best products and services in the market.

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How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement.

Medical Surplus Alliance Connects With Guatemalan Hospital With Help From Boulder Based Software Company & Acclaimed Photographer

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Acclaimed photographer and visual engineer, Ben Von Wong, is working with Avencera Partners, VisionLink, Inc. and the MedSurplus Alliance to create a groundbreaking video for an upcoming social media fundraising campaign. Medical Bridges, a Houston based Medical Surplus Recovery Organization and their Guatemalan partners Amigos Pro Obras Sociales organized the difficult and complex film settings that included hospitals, clinics, patient homes and the surrounding community.

The Six Universal Drivers At "Best Places To Work" Companies

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

HOW TO: Claim Your Nonprofit’s “Company Page” on LinkedIn

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Odds are your nonprofit has a “Company Page” on LinkedIn. If any of your past staff, interns, or volunteers have a personal profile on LinkedIn and they have added their position at your nonprofit to their work “Experience,&# then your nonprofit does indeed have a LinkedIn Company Page.

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

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One way to easily find great content to share with your company’s followers is to follow your own employees, partners, and volunteers on social media. Do you want to know even more tips about how to best use social media as a social good company?

A Jargon-Free Guide to Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C)

NonProfit Hub

Let’s explore just one of the many options you have in starting a socially responsible organization: a low-profit limited liability company (L3C). Well, what is a Low-Profit Limited Liability Company (L3C)? So you want to start an organization that benefits a specific cause. Great!

The Questions To Ask To Move Your Company Forward

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Each offered the one question they would ask to move a company forward. And, my most favorite is : How can we become the company that would put us out of business? What question do you ask to help move your company forward? The April 2014 issue of Inc.

How Tech Is Helping the Haiti Recovery | Fast Company

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How Tech Is Helping the Haiti Recovery | Fast Company: "Since the 2010 earthquake, not-for-profits and corporations have developed new technologies to better deliver services to Haitians, transforming aid in disaster areas everywhere

Nonprofits Can Now Post Status Updates from LinkedIn Company Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the beginning of my webinar on Twitter and LinkedIn I always poll attendees on whether they have found and claimed their nonprofit’s Company Page on LinkedIn. ” The vast majority of nonprofits have not claimed or even know what a LinkedIn Company Page is. And no doubt, their slow but strategic roll out of Company Pages over the last 18 months has resulted in a smart, well-built new tool for nonprofits to tap into.

How To Identify And Develop Emerging Talent In Your Company

Eric Jacobsen Blog

James Dallas for how to identify and develop emerging talent in your company/organization. From the book, Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change , comes this useful checklist from author H. Dallas recommends that each question should be graded on a scale of 1 to 3, with 3 being the best.

11 Donation Form Optimization Stats You’ll Wish You’d Known Yesterday [INFOGRAPHIC]

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A recent research report covering a variety of online fundraising topics done by Brad Davies and others at Dunham+Company reveals some surprising results that you, a fellow online fundraising enthusiast, should be aware of. Credit Dunham+Company.

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5 Lessons Nonprofits Can Learn From Startups | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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5 Lessons Nonprofits Can Learn From Startups | Fast Company | Business + Innovation Nonprofits and startups may seem to operate in different worlds, but their needs, limitations, and goals aren''t as different as you''d think

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Linking Company Culture With Customer Needs

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The answer is alignment , explains Edgar Papke , author of the book, True Alignment : Linking Company Culture with Customer Needs for Extraordinary Results. What separates market leaders from the pack?

Five Companies with the Best Dollars for Doers Programs for Volunteers

Wild Apricot Blog

This is a guest post by Adam Weinger who explains how you can take advantage of volunteer grants to increase fundraising through corporate giving that can lead to greater success for your nonprofit. Fundraising

4 Things Membership Organizations Can Learn From Innovative Companies

Wild Apricot Blog

The list of 50 Most Innovative Companies offers some ideas for membership organizations for 2013. innovation membership

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Plus-One This: Proof That Google Plus Will Prevail | Fast Company

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Plus-One This: Proof That Google Plus Will Prevail | Fast Company : Plus-One This: Proof That Google Plus Will Prevail By Dave Llorens | January 7, 2013 Google Plus has been written off as a universal flop--but a deeper look proves that we will all eventually succumb to its siren song

You should be thinking like a media company

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Your Brand: The Next Media Company – Silicon Valley Social Media Council Summit "SVESMC" from Michael Brito. …Or so says my friend Michael Brito. And I agree. We can help you do this, btw.

Questions To Ask To Move Your Company Forward

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Each offered the question they would ask to move a company forward. And, my most favorite is : How can we become the company that would put us out of business? What question do you ask to help move your company forward? In the April 2014 issue of Inc.

Five Tips For Writing A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement.

How To Write A Company Policy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Keep these five tips in mind when you craft your next company policy: Keep the policy short and simple. Company Policies Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Get rid of two old policies for every new policy you implement.

4 Strategic Requirements For Corporate Tweeting | Fast Company

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4 Strategic Requirements For Corporate Tweeting | Fast Company : More fundamentally, companies of all sizes are now confronting how Twitter strategies align or don’t align with their larger business strategies. Bottom line: Twitter deserves its own strategic plan as a discrete component of the larger corporate digital media plan. After all, Twitter’s speed, capacity, and influence outsize any other social media channel at the moment

How To Create An Effective Company Blog

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you lead a business and aren’t among the many companies using a blog for marketing purposes, your business likely will within the next year. companies that will use dedicated blogs as a marketing channel will reach 43% this year. Make it relevant to your company or products.

The Things Best Companies Do

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some of the things the companies often ranked as " best companies " by leading industry magazines do to attract and retain employees. But, they all can only happen when there's strong leadership at the company's helm.

How To Produce An Effective Company Blog

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 How To Produce An Effective Company Blog If you lead a business and aren’t part of the 34% of U.S. companies using a blog for marketing purposes, your business likely will within the next year. Make it relevant to your company or products.