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Know Your Culture, Show Your Culture: The Authenticity Project #MMCon


Authenticity is rooted in alignment between your internal culture and your external communications. That’s why WorkXO and 5:00 Films & Media are partnering to explore the intersection of culture and video in a new project! You’ll work with us to: Know your culture.

Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

Connection Cafe

Alan’s background as both a technology consultant and a CIO in museums and other cultural institutions meant he brought a unique perspective to a hot topic: technology implementations. Culture is often overlooked, but it is so critical to the success of teams.

Introducing an Awesome New Podcast About Workplace Culture


So perhaps I am biased, as the Culture Chat podcast is my podcast I have started producing over at WorkXO, but it really is awesome and I want to share it with you. Building a Culture of Accountability. How Employee Benefits Can Impact Culture. Culture Change and the New CEO.

Build a Culture of Association Success


Just a little reminder that Jamie and I have been busy bees writing a whole yearly series on culture for ! Here’s a quick sampler from the last few months: February – Why Culture Matters. The Link Between Culture and Talent.

Do You Have the Right Volunteer Culture?


We tell them when to show up, what to wear, and (if we’re smart), we explain very clearly what kind of culture we have in this organization, and if they are not willing to behave in ways that are consistent with that culture, then we will ask them to go work somewhere else.

New CEOs and Culture Change


Have you read our article in Associations Now about new CEOs dealing with organizational culture yet? New CEOs have a golden opportunity to embark on the difficult work of changing organizational culture. Culture That Works Featured

One Simple Tip To Shift Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture from Outrage to Well Being

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As part of researching and writing the book, we interviewed hundreds of nonprofit professionals about how they create a culture of well being in the workplace. It is considered a good workplace perk and a sign that his organization has a supportive culture.

Three association practices that reflect your workplace culture


Jamie’s Association Success posts in December focused on the visible parts of culture… The Link Between Office Design and Culture. What Does Your Annual Meeting Say About Your Culture? Well, not ALL of your culture, but part of it. Culture That Works

Data+Culture Change+Digital = Awesome at #ideas16


Culture That Works Featured From the TrenchesReady to turn your “ #Membership Inside Out”? Join @joecolangelo @maddiegrant @susancato at #ideas16 PCHAHbHpxG 3/14 #assnchat. Bear Analytics (@BearAnalytics) March 11, 2016.

Talking Culture: Association Chat, Boards and Millennials on YM


Oh and BONUS – if you want more culture content – check out our brand new WorkXO podcast. Culture That Works FeaturedJamie and I have been all over the interwebs over the last few days!

Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch – Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin. The business management guru Peter Drucker is often quoted as saying “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” It is also clear that culture eats Big Data for lunch.

Connecting Organizational Culture and Learning


We talked about “the implications of social media on associations, how it has led to organizations becoming more human-centric (including the impact millennials are having on this), and the important role of learning in organizational culture.”

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

A Culture of Content


“When content becomes an ingrained part of an organization’s culture, content strategy functions like a well-oiled engine, producing, circulating, and begetting content, creating numerous efficiencies in the process. Really like this Altimeter deck.

Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This section of the report covers new ways of thinking about organizational culture based in continuous improvement based on feedback. It speaks to establishing culture norms among staff of curiosity, reflection, and trust. The term means learning culture. Cultural Indicators.

3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest


Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? So what does all this mean for Arts and Cultural Organizations ? As Arts and Cultural Organizations (museums, zoos, galleries, festivals and foundations), you have so many powerful images to choose from.

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What’s the ROI of your culture?


They were from different industries and came in different shapes and sizes, but they had one thing in common: ridiculously strong cultures. Notice we didn’t say cool cultures or happy cultures. They are the base of a strong culture. All strong cultures are unique.

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#BBCON 2016| What’s in It for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

So I went ahead and picked out some of the top sessions for Arts & Cultural organization to make planning your conference journey just a little bit easier. Highlights for bbcon 2016 : Our Path Forward, a panel session kicking off BBCON for our arts & cultural attendees, led by Kevin Knight, Senior Vice President for Arts & Culture at Blackbaud. Nonprofit News #bbcon Arts Arts & Cultural MuseumsOne of my favorite times of year is fast approaching—bbcon.

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Creating the Right Culture at your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Culture is mission. Culture is process. Culture is everything. When I was a kid, culture had a very different meaning. To me, culture was about “being cultured.” But today, culture is something much more mainstream. I really do believe this.

Strategy Meets Culture on This Month’s #CultureChat


We’ve all heard the mantra, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” but is it true? What exactly is the relationship between culture and strategy? This is what we’ll explore in this month’s twitter chat on culture, #CultureChat.

The Ideal Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. This grass-roots approach helped ensure that the culture was shaped and influenced by employees and not only by top management. In this way, employees owned the culture as much as the management did.

Supporting Arts and Cultural Organizations Makes a Big Impact

Connection Cafe

Arts and cultural organizations are not exempt from the excitement and are competing with other nonprofits for donor dollars. Fundraising Arts & Cultural end of year fundraising fundraising fundraising infographic infographic research

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Next #culturechat 4/30 – Hiring for Culture Fit


This month we’re talking about hiring for culture fit. Some of the questions we’ll address are: What does “culture fit” mean at your organization? What is the balance between cultural fit and skills/competency in your hiring process, and why?

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Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She shared some great tips about how to get your nonprofit to shift from a sitting culture to one which includes walking meetings and standing desks. But, Hazon had more of a sitting culture. How did you start to shift the culture, one sneaker at time?

Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?


When you evaluate the technology, have you given thought to how your existing organizational culture will react to it? Because your culture could chew up this cool tech initiative and spit it out. Well it wouldn’t be as tricky if you actually understood your culture to begin with.

Women of Color Leading Essential, Activist Work in Cultural Institutions

Museum 2.0

Each of these women push the boundaries of cultural institutions in different ways, with digital and physical manifestations. She writes about race, history, parks, culture, and politics. Our cultural universe is full of stars.

Healthy Nonprofit Work Culture: Shouldn’t That 2 Hour Conference Call Have Been An Email?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We all have too many meetings and many organizations have a meeting culture that spawns more meetings, and the cycle of wasted time continues, stealing our creativity, energy, and getting in the way of getting results! Facilitation Leadership Organizational Culture

How to Create a Culture of Content

See What's Out There

Johnston, Marketing Associate at Sprout Social, talks about what it takes to create a culture of content at nonprofits. The post How to Create a Culture of Content appeared first on The See3 Blog. strategy content content marketing culture storytellingAlicia B.

A mission-centric culture will beget prosperity

ASU Lodestar Center

How would you describe the collective culture of your nonprofit organization? With so many areas to focus on - marketing, fundraising, services and more - it is easy to overlook what is right in front of us: culture. Cultivating a mission-centric culture is paramount to success.

Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post called “ Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs Change ,” about why nonprofit professionals need to pay attention to self-care and bring a culture of wellbeing into the nonprofit workplace. (The

Social business demands culture change


Social business demands culture change. . Most organizations today are simply not compatible with the way a social business really works – but culture change takes time. However, we believe that you can change your culture one process at a time.

Insta-what? Pin it where? Why should arts and cultural organizations use Instagram and Pintrest?

Connection Cafe

Arts and cultural organizations have an advantage over other nonprofit organizations : they have things to take pictures of. Are you using Instagram or Pintrest at your arts and cultural organization?

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Come to the Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit!!


Will you join us at the 2017 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit April 5 – 7th in Washington, D.C.? The Summit’s 30+ sessions fall under four themes: Culture as a Lever for Impact; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Leadership; and Talent Development Pipeline.

This Week’s #CultureChat: Culture and Success Drivers


Culture Chat is back! This Thursday, February 23rd, we’re doing a Twitter chat around culture at 1pm ET. What does it look like when a culture is aligned with success drivers? Does your culture need to change with your strategy? Culture That Works

How DoSomething Transformed A Mistake Into Learning: Creating A Culture of Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This how you create a “ culture of impact.” Dosomething has a culture that isn’t about shame and blame. I can’t wait until their new book, “ The XYZ Factor: Creating A Culture of Impact ” launches next month. Failure Organizational Culture

Is your organizational culture ready for the Millennial Era?


We are now challenged to create cultures that truly embrace decentralization, transparency, and experimentation. Quote of the day: your culture can prevent you from being successful with social. The post Is your organizational culture ready for the Millennial Era?

Can You Change an Existing Culture? Find Out on #CultureChat


This Thursday we’ll be hosting another #CultureChat on twitter, and our topic will focus in on the what, when, and how of changing an existing culture. I find that a lot of the organizations with really amazing cultures grew up like that. Their founders created that cool culture.

Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Even better is to have self-care so finely embedded in the nonprofit’s culture that there is not a need for a separate program, it is simply part of the way the organization works. The bottom line is that you want to scale happy, healthy, pay attention organizational culture.

Assessing Your Culture is Next on #CultureChat


CultureChat is a (now) monthly chat on twitter for anyone interested in the topic of organizational culture, and particularly those who want to create strong ones (fourth Thursday of the month, 1pm ET). Thursday’s topic will focus on culture assessments.

Why and How Your #Nonprofit Needs To Bust the Culture of Sitting at Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How can these practices become part of your nonprofit’s work culture? Has your nonprofit busted the culture of sitting in the workplace? Chris Messina hacked a piano for a standing desk.