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Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Stieglitz wrote the book because they believe that a leader's most powerful skill is the ability to hold effective conversations. So, in their book, they detail the four types of conversations every leader must effectively master.

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Highlights From The Book Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth page. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Stieglitz wrote the book because they believe that a leader's most powerful skill is the ability to hold effective conversations. So, in their book, they detail the four types of conversations every leader must effectively master.

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Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobson

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Stieglitz wrote the book because they believe that a leader''s most powerful skill is the ability to hold effective conversations. So, in their book, they detail the four types of conversations every leader must effectively master.

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How to Influence the Conversation Around Your Next Campaign

Connection Cafe

There’s a flurry of conversation happening about the issues your organization works on that can move the needle on your campaign. The best part is that these conversations are happening with your current supporters…in your CRM. Join our webinar, Influencing the Conversation on March 2nd with Attentive.ly Impact conversations that are relevant to your campaign. Harness the collective power of your active social media voices to pressure decision makers.

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Book Review & Highlights: Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobson

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Stieglitz wrote the book because they believe that a leader''s most powerful skill is the ability to hold effective conversations. So, in their book, they detail the four types of conversations every leader must effectively master.

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How To Hold Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobson

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth page. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Stieglitz wrote the book because they believe that a leader's most powerful skill is the ability to hold effective conversations. So, in their book, they detail the four types of conversations every leader must effectively master.

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Book Review: Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobson

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pags. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Stieglitz wrote the book because they believe that a leader''s most powerful skill is the ability to hold effective conversations. So, in their book, they detail the four types of conversations every leader must effectively master.

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Elevating Employee Voice with Social Fundraising

Connection Cafe

We’re the most connected we’ve ever been – with our friends, social networks and even strangers near and far having constant influence and involvement in our daily lives through messaging, social media, in app social tools, online communities and more. In my conversations with CSR leaders, I’m increasingly seeing brands that want to create true engagement with their employees and consumers. It’s about creating a conversation and inviting employees and consumers to join.

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How To Hold Effective Conversations As A Leader

Eric Jacobson

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth page. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Stieglitz wrote the book because they believe that a leader's most powerful skill is the ability to hold effective conversations. So, in their book, they detail the four types of conversations every leader must effectively master.

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Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

Have Fun - Do Good

"I would wake up in the middle of the night and still hear their voices. I just had to take that chance." - Jensine Larsen Jensine Larsen is the Founder and CEO of World Pulse , a global media and communication network devoted to bringing women a global voice. They broadcast and unite women's voices from around the world into a powerful force for change. Our October 14th conversation began with Jensine explaining how World Pulse works.

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New on SSIR: Give Permission to Peer Influence

Amy Sample Ward

You can read the post and join the conversation on the SSIR blog here , or read the copied post below. —– A new report from the team at Forrester came out last week: Tapping The Entire Online Peer Influence Pyramid. It comes at the same time that I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the importance of community builders/managers/leaders or organizational voices to give permission back to the community members. Now, what about peer influence?

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Optimizing Student Prospecting Efforts with Social Listening and Influencers

Connection Cafe

Learn why social listening is important and how to find and use the influencers among prospective and existing students, alumni, and parents. Tapping into social listening enables you to leverage your best social influencers to strengthen your online campaigns and ultimately build a stronger prospective student pipeline. The Untapped Potential of Influencers. Your social media influencers are power users who represent your institution online. Find Your Influencers.

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Organizational Versus Personal Voice on a Nonprofit Blog: What's Your Advice?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got this great question from someone and I know that many of you may have struggled with this issue and have some wisdom to offer: Hi Beth, My question is: does the voice/tone of a blog need to match up with the voice/tone of the nonprofit? Perhaps that is why I am protective of my blogging voice. The question can be boiled down to "Should your organization's blog have a personality or reflect the institutional voice?"

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Creating a Better Member Experience

Association Analytics

When’s the last time you heard a board member say, “Members want…” followed by an aggregate of the last five conversations they’ve had. Bringing the voice of the customer to your association through data helps ensure that you’re providing the experience that members actually want.

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The Novice Interpreter and the Art of Conversation

Museum 2.0

But we're trying to model a kind of conversation with important people, powerful people, but particularly knowledgeable people, where we say--YOU can go up to a person with a lot of knowledge and ask him "why?," Effectively, Robert is saying that Radiolab isn't just a show where the hosts have conversations with scientists. I love the Radiolab experience, but I wonder how much the success of the "novice voice" is contingent on the context of conversation.

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Social Media: Distributed Influence Quantifying the Impact of Social Media - A New White Paper from Edelman

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Screencapture from Jonny Bentwood 's White Paper on measuring influence. A new whitepaper by Jonny Bentwood, a PR consultant for Edelman, Distributed Influence: Quantifying the Impact of Social Media. pdf) starts the conversation and attempt to address a method to quantify influence. This voice, articulated through social media, can be extremely powerful and can force individuals, companies and communities to change the way they behave.

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Game Friday: Supporting Community Influencers

Museum 2.0

The Austin Game Developers Conference is finishing up, and from it comes Gamasutra's intriguing account of the session on Engaging and Empowering Community Influencers. The players who talk to the most other players are often more influential than those with the highest scores, and game design firms are starting to consciously cultivate and support their influence. You'll quickly see that a conversation is happening about your institution--and you do not control it.

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Challenging High-Potential Managers To Become Great Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. There is so much to learn from Leadership Conversations. Stieglitz wrote the book because they believe that a leader''s most powerful skill is the ability to hold effective conversations. So, in their book, they detail the four types of conversations every leader must effectively master.

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Three benefits of developing thought leadership content at your association

Nimble AMS

Thought leadership material allows you to begin a conversation with your unique industry insights. Have ongoing conversations with staff about the member experience and how to best represent their voice in thought leadership content to make materials insightful, engaging, and authentic.

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Nonprofit Storytelling: How to Compel and Inspire Support

sgEngage

Here are four nonprofit storytelling strategies that will help you attract new supporters and keep them for years to come: Maintain the right tone of voice. Reference thought leaders and influencers. Maintain the right tone of voice. Reference thought leaders and influencers.

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Against Participation

Museum 2.0

I imagined an academic conversation stuffed with arcane, impenetrable vocabulary. When should you turn down the invitation to share your voice? How should you make these decisions in an imperfect world where every host is using you for something, and every voice is in danger of being manipulated, misunderstood, or subverted? There are many ways for voices to get chopped and twisted. The absence of your voice doesn't take up as much space as its presence.

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The Future of Nonprofit Engagement Strategies

Connection Cafe

The Decline in Brand Trust and the Rise of Peer Influence. Today, consumers are looking for brands to speak with an authentic voice. Raising the voices of your constituents is the strategy to build all of your engagement tactics around. When a company uses video on their website, it takes 37% fewer site visits to get a conversion (Aberdeen). Video + Peer Influence = User-Generated Video.

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9 Tips for Creating a Social Media Advocacy Campaign

Media Cause

This is a critical time for participating in relevant social media conversations and using trending hashtags in your posts. Tag the campaign target—and influencers, journalists, and partner orgs. A critical piece of advocacy is reaching the target you are trying to influence.

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Webinar Recap: Foundations and Online Collaboration

Forum One

Melissa spoke on the Community Clinic Voice , a network of safety-net healthcare clinic managers based primarily in California. The Community Clinic Voice was originally a grantee community and evolved to become a more independent entity with its own brand. So funders interested in seeding collaboration in the sectors they care about have an interesting question to face: Do they want to host the conversation themselves, or enable other organizations to do the hosting?

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How Museum Hack Transforms Museum Tours: Interview with Dustin Growick

Museum 2.0

We interacted with the art and with each other through dynamic photo challenges, kinesthetic activities, and conversations. It allows a little more freedom, and it also gives people many voices and personalities to engage with. comfort interactives participatory museum programs Unusual Projects and Influences A new company in New York, Museum Hack , is reinventing the museum tour from the outside in.

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Growth Hacking Your Mission With People Power

Connection Cafe

For causes, this can range from increasing conversion rates by testing simple design tweaks, to nailing rapid response and raising $24M in a weekend. From the Arab Spring to Black Lives Matter, from the Ice Bucket Challenge to the Woman’s March, many of today’s most effective movements are less about single charismatic voices and more about the power of the chorus. How we advance causes, how we share our voices, how we connect. Rise of Peer Influence.

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What I Learned from Beck (the rock star) about Participatory Arts

Museum 2.0

Thinking about this, I was struck by the resonance with conversations swirling in the arts field about "little a" art: art that happens in the home, in churches, in parks. That same curator, when developing an exhibition in partnership with community members, may take the opportunity to produce labels in multiple first-person voices of the participants. Technology Tools Worth Checking Out Unusual Projects and Influences

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Narrative Change Strategy

Forum One

Narratives have the power to liberate or oppress because they have the potential to influence the beliefs and behaviors of individuals, which in turn can shape institutional policies and practices. We tell stories to make sense of the world around us.

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Welcome to Pine Point: A Multimedia Exploration of Nostalgia, History, and What it Means to be Human

Museum 2.0

Without an explicit "I" voice, the museum's perspective on humanity is oblique to say the least. The subjective "I" voice of Michael drives the whole story. Michael's strong narrative voice makes jumps in location or story manageable (even if I did spend some time confused about the connection between Cosmos 954 and Pine Point). This is a project that begs conversation. I hope we can start that conversation here.

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Tips for Community Management on Social Media

Media Cause

This process will allow you to learn about your audience, gain feedback through conversations, provide support to your community when needed, and build one-on-one (or one-to-many) relationships on social media. Maintain your brand voice.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

New voices energizing conversations. Over recent decades, the public conversation at our conference has evolved to address new developments in our field(s), including social entrepreneurship, social economy and all aspects of civil society, as well as to meet the needs of those who study and lead “the social sector.”

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From One-Way Communication to Stakeholder Engagement

Saleforce Nonprofit

In my first year, we launched an informal Partner Advisory Council — a forum where partners across our community could share feedback directly with us and influence the way we developed products and engaged with customers.

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Online Marketing Strategy Starts With a Map

NetWits

And finally, you’ve got your outposts : the places that you neither own nor control, but where your voice might occasionally show up; where other organizations’ voices are being heard; and where people are talking about you and your cause (bulletin boards, community social events, neighborhood association meetings). The digital universe has multiplied this movement, allowing organizations to both tune in more closely and to more powerfully influence the shape of public opinion.

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How can nonprofits successfully engage the next generation of donors?

ASU Lodestar Center

They have historically been left out of the conversation, but want to give their time and resources to make the biggest social impact possible. Young people are quickly influencing how organizations communicate and market to all ages , say Feldmann & Yu.

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7 Ways to Honor Dr. King’s Legacy on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Saleforce Nonprofit

Nonviolent resistance to unjust laws eventually influenced the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This historic piece of literature galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement.

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5 Tips for a Winning Email Marketing Strategy

Saleforce Nonprofit

An added benefit of email marketing strategies is that you can analyze performance and optimize those conversations in real-time. Uplift Voices in Your Community. By: Jas Finnell, Digital Strategy Manager at Riley Children’s Foundation.

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5 Design Techniques That Will Increase the Lifespan of Your Nonprofit’s Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Still, understanding your audience is the foundation of all other design strategies and directly influences the success or failure of a website. For those who want to skip the “conversation,” the menu is also available in the top right corner.). In practice: 1) Civil Voices.

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Build a Non-profit Website that Works [Steal These Ideas!]

Get Fully Funded

The experience people have on your non-profit website will influence what they think about you and if they think they can trust you. and it is communicated through your logo, typography, colors, photo style, and tone or voice. Tone: Your website has a voice. Work on your voice.

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Forum One Staff Share OpenGov Ideas

Forum One

The individual sites, which are now live, provide an important opportunity for citizens to have their voice heard on open government. The community should enable students to engage in conversations related to functional areas and regions of interest. It would serve to recognizing the long-term strategic importance of confronting the rapid decline of American influence over global ideas and values. Tags: Influence Government

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NetCentric Advocacy: Lakoff at Google 51:minute introduction to his work.

Network-Centric Advocacy

I have always liked the ways George kicks up conversation and thinking about important language and the way audiences hear and process campaigns. the way the brain and body are structured influence the very thoughts we have. George contributes to the movement in very unique ways and hopefully, more of the distributed voices out there down message work (all of us) can leverage his gifts. the way the brain and body are structured influence the very thoughts we have.

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