How To Create A Welcoming And Diverse Work Environment

Eric Jacobsen Blog

However, read it only once you’ve committed yourself to creating a welcoming and productive work environment for all. The key takeaway from the book for me is Kriska’s list of what an organization must do the handle cross-cultural issues with great effectiveness.

Creating A People-First Culture In Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. And, what exactly is heart culture ?

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How to Build and Maintain an Intentional Organizational Culture in a Remote Staff Environment

NTEN

Tools and new workplace traditions can help support cultural institutions, like water cooler conversations, for both local and remote staff. And just like in the office, remote workers have to be deliberate about creating an inspiring culture. Collaboration Leadership Organizational Culture organizational managementLisette Sutherland. Director. Collaboration Superpowers.

Seven Elements Of An Effective Corporate 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.

Seven Ways To Create An Effective Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective company/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.

Is a Results-Only Work Environment Right for Your Organization?

NTEN

Flickr: Tracy Hunter We've heard whispers about Results-Only Work Environments – mostly from the corporate world. We're excited to have Jessica on the line to talk about her experiences and the best ways to improve organizational culture at our upcoming webinar, " Rebel in a Polyester Sash: How Breaking the Rules Builds Better Organizational Culture ". > I knew the single biggest factor holding us back from making progress was our horrible culture.

How To Create A People-First Culture At Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. And, what exactly is heart culture ? Cultural Fit Culture Leader Leadership Leadership Books Leadership Advice Leadership Skills

A Guide to bbcon 2020 for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Though we’re disappointed to not be exploring Seattle with all of our awesome Arts and Cultural friends, we are super excited for our first-ever virtual bbcon 2020 ! Arts & Cultural bbcon bbcon 2020

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Walk the Walk: Establishing Workplace Culture Outside the Office

NonProfit Hub

Establishing workplace culture isn’t easy. One way to combat the struggles of creating a workplace culture is to let it extend beyond the workplace. Make the culture in your office a lifestyle culture, and bring your staff along with you. The more natural your culture feels in the office, the more comfortable your employees and volunteers will be, no matter how different they are. Culture Featured

How To Create A People-First Culture At Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. And, what exactly is heart culture ?

Best Career Advice For An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. If I put together the best of each, here is what made those environments effective: • Leaders led by example on a consistent basis and were willing to roll up their sleeves, particularly during tight deadlines or challenging times. This grass-roots approach helped ensure that the culture was shaped and influenced by employees and not only by top management.

Your Nonprofit’s Culture: By Design or by Default?

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: In my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout, we discuss how to create a culture of wellbeing to encourage self-care. Jay Wilkinson, CEO of Firespring , shares some thoughts on building the right culture of for your nonprofit. Guest Post: Your Nonprofit’s Culture: By Design or by Default? When people hear the term “company culture,” they typically think “workplace perks”—those two are often confused or used interchangeably.

Find (and Keep) New Staff by Improving Company Culture

NonProfit Hub

And it reminded me just how important culture plays in the recruiting, hiring, training and retaining an awesome staff. Instead, let culture be your bedrock. And most importantly, let your nonprofit culture permeate into everything—and I mean everything—you do. What I mean by “culture”. Culture is complicated—or at least a lot more complicated than most realize. Even though you can’t grab culture and hold it in your hand, it’s absolutely everywhere.

#GivingTuesday: The Arts & Culture Way

Connection Cafe

Arts and Cultural organizations are capitalizing on this giving movement by creating a clear call-to-action attached to customized campaigns. Cities that come together, develop a greater community and improve their environment. This creates a team environment, increases particpation and awareness. . Don’t let it pass without acting and have fun building your Arts & Culture campaign.

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The Elements Of Good Culture

Eric Jacobson

What also really caught my attention was the book's discussion about the elements of good culture. Culture created from as high up in the organization as possible. A culture particularly well suited for digital. Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Corporate Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Good Culture Jason Burby Leadership Shane Atchison

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

And while many of us are busy making our personal New Year’s resolutions, we should also be thinking of how to be more successful , well-rounded cultural executives. To help, here are some thought-starters from the Blackbaud Arts & Cultural team – along with a sneak-peek at what we have planned for 2020 so far. . . I n order for you as a cultural professional to maintain that safe space you must take care of yourself. 2020 is here!

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How to Build a Culture that Leaves Behind a Legacy

NonProfit Hub

Our nonprofit’s culture ROCKS.”. While these ideas are a good starting point, company culture is so much more than a one-time activity here and a day-off there, or feeling the need to spend money to try to look fun. Company culture is the thread that weaves together the fabric that makes up your nonprofit scarf. Why Culture Matters. Drucker is attributed with saying, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” A happy staff is a happy nonprofit culture.

3 Lessons Arts & Cultural Organizations Can Learn from Retail

Connection Cafe

Being new to the arts & cultural space (career-wise, not interest-wise), I’ve been doing a lot of reading to get a better understanding of this industry. What’s surprised me are the parallels I see with other industries – namely retail where I was most recently focused – and it got me thinking: what can arts & cultural organizations learn from the retail industry? The current environment is being called the retail apocalypse.

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Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning

Gyrus

The best way to ready ourselves for this shifting environment is Continuous Learning. This is the most important step in promoting a continuous learning environment. Then when it comes down to writing up a formal policy, take the following practical continuous learning foundations into consideration: An Open Environment – Establish to your employees early on that it is ok to ask questions when something is not understood.

[PODCAST] Creating a Culture of Self Care | Ft. Beth Kanter

NonProfit Hub

Culture building. In the nonprofit sector specifically, culture building is daunting and confusing, not to mention, seemingly costly. What a lot of people don’t know is that culture is the lifeblood of any organization. If your nonprofit’s culture includes beige walls, cubicles and minimal days off, you still have culture. Culture catalyzes staff engagement and strengthens leadership. Culture also includes intangibles like attitudes and mindsets.

Blogging To Improve Cambodia's Environment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Although I come from a different culture, it doesn't hamper my work. s environment. Meet Zarah Jane Almeida who works as a producer for Mlup Baitong's Environmental Advocacy Radio Program. She has been blogging about her work and life at Sreisaat Adventures in Cambodia since January, 2004. Born in Roxas City, known as the seafood capital of the Philippines, she graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in mass communications.

Expert Advice for Improving Culture & Morale at Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

And with private sector companies increasingly realizing the need to incorporate purpose into jobs and technology making it easier for individuals to make a difference on their own, it’s even more critical that nonprofits (and all social good organizations) prioritize improving culture and morale to remain competitive in the employment market. Read more on this topic: Creating the Right Culture at your Nonprofit.

How To Create A People-first Culture

Eric Jacobson

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. Although the book is authored by an award-winning financial advisor and primarily written for professionals in the financial services industry, this book is a must read for any leader who wants to create a nurturing heart culture that hinges on the human-centric values the next generation of employees hold in high regard.

The Ideal Company Culture

Eric Jacobson

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. If I put together the best of each, here is what made those environments effective: • Leaders led by example on a consistent basis and were willing to roll up their sleeves, particularly during tight deadlines or challenging times. This grass-roots approach helped ensure that the culture was shaped and influenced by employees and not only by top management.

Why Every Organization Should Make Sustainability Part of its Mission

Saleforce Nonprofit

As Salesforce has deepened our commitment to the environment, we’ve also been inspired by our customers who have made sustainability fundamental to their missions with innovative approaches. Education Nonprofit Community Engagement Environment Public & Social Benefit

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. Monica publicly launched Museum of Impact this year with an exhibition on #blacklivesmatter, and she has projects on other themes--immigration, environment, mass incarceration--in the works. She writes about race, history, parks, culture, and politics. Our cultural universe is full of stars.

The Elements Of An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobson

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. If I put together the best of each, here is what made those environments effective: • Leaders led by example on a consistent basis and were willing to roll up their sleeves, particularly during tight deadlines or challenging times. This grass-roots approach helped ensure that the culture was shaped and influenced by employees and not only by top management.

How To Build A Connection Culture

Eric Jacobson

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the new book, Connection Culture. In addition, the five primary reasons connection cultures need to be a high priority are that employees who feel connected: Perform at the top of their game. Partnering with Stallard on Connection Culture are authors Jason Pankau and Katharine P Stallard.

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

Beth Kanter

The thing is it has only been a few weeks and the environment nonprofits find themselves operating in is going to last for a while. 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. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Organizational Culture

Does Your Nonprofit Suffer from Fire Drill Culture?

Beth Kanter

Last week, I was honored to do several workshops hosted by the Fund for Santa Barbara on how nonprofits can link a culture of well being to outcomes based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. In Santa Barbara, a common theme was that their nonprofits operated in “Crisis Mode” all the time and it has created a culture of stress. Crisis As Workplace Culture. Culture becomes one of detachment and disengagement.

Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Today’s nonprofit marketers must be experts in learning how to shift their organizational culture towards a culture of philanthropy. This gets to the heart of the best practices that are needed to create a culture of philanthropy within anonprofit organization. But the reality is that in many nonprofit organizations, different teams and departments do not have a shared mental model for a culture of philanthropy. Get Everyone Aligned Around the Culture of Philanthropy.

Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

Beth Kanter

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. Any strategy or plan to use Big Data is likely to be devoured if the culture of an organization is not supportive. Now, culture is also an overused term these days.

How To Create A Heart, People-First Culture At Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. Although the book is authored by an award-winning financial advisor and primarily written for professionals in the financial services industry, this book is a must read for any leader who wants to create a nurturing heart culture that hinges on the human-centric values the next generation of employees hold in high regard.

Highlights From The Book, Connection Culture

Eric Jacobson

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the new book, Connection Culture. In addition, the five primary reasons connection cultures need to be a high priority are that employees who feel connected: Perform at the top of their game. Partnering with Stallard on Connection Culture are authors Jason Pankau and Katharine P Stallard.

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. At your nonprofit, culture is at the heart of who you are. 2) Turn Next to your People – culture is all about behavior, and it’s people who take the steps that reflect on your organization.

The Seven Elements Of A Good Workplace Culture

Eric Jacobson

What also really caught my attention was the book's discussion about the elements of good culture. Culture created from as high up in the organization as possible. A culture particularly well suited for digital. Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Business Culture Company Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Workplace

What being a B Corp means to us

See3

Work Culture B Corp b corporation Business corporate social responsibility environment social good sustainabilityAbout seven months ago, See3 was officially named a B Corporation company. Since then, we’ve learned a lot about what it means and how it impacts our business. One thing is for sure: it’s more than a title. It’s a responsibility, a higher standard, and an opportunity to do business better. The mission of B […].

Seven Elements Of A Good Culture

Eric Jacobson

What also really caught my attention was the book's discussion about the elements of good culture. Culture created from as high up in the organization as possible. A culture particularly well suited for digital. Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Good Culture Jason Burby Shane Atchison

Seven Elements That Make For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobson

What also really caught my attention was the book's discussion about the elements of good culture. Culture created from as high up in the organization as possible. A culture particularly well suited for digital. Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Company Culture Cultures Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Good Culture Jason Burby Leadership Shane Atchison

New E-Book: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

Is culture of philanthropy embedded in the way that everyone does their work? I’m thrilled to contribute a chapter in Blackbaud’s newest npEXPERTS eBook , that includes 10 chapters of ideas on how create a culture of philanthropy—one in which executives, board members, accountants, marketers, and everyone in between understand the importance of your organization’s fundraising success and how they can contribute to it within their unique roles.

How To Create An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobson

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. If I put together the best of each, here is what made those environments effective: • Leaders led by example on a consistent basis and were willing to roll up their sleeves, particularly during tight deadlines or challenging times. This grass-roots approach helped ensure that the culture was shaped and influenced by employees and not only by top management.

Games and Cultural Spaces: Live Blog Notes from Games for Change

Amy Sample Ward

Tracy : When we speak about cultureal spaces, we are really talking about caging and preserving culture. We want to focus on experiences and the experience of culture is an interaction, that’s why these places need to be live. That’s one of the goals of research institustions and cultureal spaces in general. I’m at the 2011 Games for Change conference today and live-blogging a few sessions!

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

Beth Kanter

Restructuring office environments such as adding adjustable or standing desks. How can these practices become part of your nonprofit’s work culture? But walking can also reduce healthcare costs, provide equal transportation access for everyone, clean the environment, improve the economic viability of our downtowns, and more. However, safe, walkable environments do not just happen they are made by hard work and coordinated commitment.