The Mind Of The Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Leaders must be: Mindful – being present and attentive to their employees’ needs. Selfless – to model cultures based on growth and learning instead of ego. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Minds The Mind Of The Leader

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Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I taught a workshop for nonprofit professionals on self-care practices as well as how to bring a culture of well being into their nonprofit workplaces. She is also very mindful while reading the news to monitor her reactions and emotions. … Read More Mindfulness Tips

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Key Culture Tip: Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike

NonProfit Hub

She then inquired about how we maintain such a strong cultural identity with such different, frequently changing staff members. The answer, to me at least, is simple: a strong organizational culture should bring people together—regardless of background or experience. This may sound silly or obvious, but all too often strong company culture is used interchangeably with homogeneity. You don’t need to be homogeneous to have strong culture—in fact, the inverse may be true.

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#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. Organizations are more powerful together, so join a like-minded group.

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Why Advocacy Organizations Must Keep Sustainers Top of Mind During EOY Fundraising

Connection Cafe

The culture of End-of-Year (EOY) giving is well ingrained in the American donor’s psyche—December is when many nonprofits raise 80% or more of their total revenue for the year, according to Blackbaud benchmark reports.

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The Benefits of Using Data to Bring Mindfulness to Your Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Never in a million years did I ever think I would use data and mindfulness in the same sentence. For the past two months, I’ve been wearing a rock in a bra, a device called Spire. Do you bring mindfulness to your work and workplace? Mindfulness

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7 Ways for Arts & Cultural Organizations to Retain Members

Connection Cafe

Members are the catalyst of your arts or cultural organization. Staying in the forefront of their minds will validate their commitment. Arts & Cultural Aquariums Donor Stewardship Gardens Museums performing arts sustaining members ZoosThey believe in your staff, your mission and support your goals. And while attracting new members is a never-ending process, retaining existing members is equally as important.

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13NTC Sketchnotes: Mindful or Mind-full

NTEN

Sketchnotes: Mindful or mind-full Since a big part of this session was on visual note-taking as a way of focusing attention, here are my notes (1.5 13ntc Change Management Community nptech Organizational Culture session notes Strategy

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How To Create A High-Performing Workplace Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How will you ensure that decisions taken are mindful of the wider system and longer term as well as short term? Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management High-Performance Culture Leadership Workplace Culture

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

Connection Cafe

October 26-28 in National Harbor, MD , some of the best and brightest minds in the social good space will come together to share ideas, gain inspiration, trade best practices, and discuss the ways that technology is empowering us to do more good. 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. Nonprofit News #bbcon Arts Arts & Cultural Museums

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Social Networking for the Socially Minded - washingtonpost.com

AFP Blog

Social Networking for the Socially Minded - washingtonpost.com: "Social Networking for the Socially MindedDistrict Firm Razoo Joins Other Web Site Builders Trying to Reinvent How People Give Money to CharityBy Zachary A. GoldfarbWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, December 17, 2007; Page D01The office of Razoo on Connecticut Avenue blends two distinct cultures common in Washington.It

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How To Create A High-Performance Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How will you ensure that decisions taken are mindful of the wider system and longer term as well as short term? Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management High Performance High Performing Teams High-Performance Culture Leadership Tim Richardson

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Culture, Microsites, and The Kiss of Death

Connection Cafe

In Marc Koenig’s most recent contribution to nonprofit hub, he dives into what culture really means and what your organization must do to foster it. Why Designing Your Nonprofit Culture is Do or Die is about sharing values, a defined mission and vision, and valuing your people.

Three association practices that reflect your workplace culture

SocialFish

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

5 Steps to Content Marketing Success for Arts and Cultural Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

How can arts and cultural organizations start leveraging content marketing? There are 5 steps to start a content marketing program at your arts and cultural organization. Arts and cultural organizations have an unfair advantage when it comes to content creation.

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Plan And Prepare For Certain Moments To Create A High-Performance Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How will you ensure that decisions taken are mindful of the wider system and longer term as well as short term? Company Culture Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Culture is the Word of the Year

SocialFish

In 2014, the people at Miriam-Webster dictionary declared the word of the year to be “culture.” ” Not only does their choice of word interest me (my new company with Maddie is called Culture That Works , after all), I was also interested in their process.

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

Social Media and Inclusive Cultures

SocialFish

Generative organizations have cultures that truly value inclusion. We need cultures that really know how to include difference, that enable difference to thrive, rather than being shut off or pushed to the edges, because it will help us innovate.

Building Windows in Philanthropy: 4 Benefits of a Culture of Transparency

Connection Cafe

But there is also another kind of transparency: the kind that emerges from a cultural shift. Constant access to information is the new norm, and nonprofits and their stakeholders are not exempt from this cultural shift. 4 Benefits of a Culture of Transparency.

Creating A High-Performance Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How will you ensure that decisions taken are mindful of the wider system and longer term as well as short term?

How To Create A High-Performance Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How will you ensure that decisions taken are mindful of the wider system and longer term as well as short term? Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management High Performing Teams High-Performance Culture Leadership Leadership Books Tim Richardson

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. We should always keep the context of what’s going on in our users lives in mind, and segment accordingly. Failure Organizational Culture

Social CRM is Part of Culture Change

SocialFish

We’re ultimately talking about culture change. And unfortunately, when I mention culture change, that’s when people’s bias towards action disappears. I hear the excuses: Culture change is hard. Only the CEO can change the culture.

Planning And Preparing The Moments For A High-Performance Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How will you ensure that decisions taken are mindful of the wider system and longer term as well as short term? Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management High Performance High Performing Teams High-Performance Culture Leadership Tim Richardson

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

How Can Nonprofits Switch to a Data-Driven Culture?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It comes down to organizational culture. The nonprofits that embrace measurement have a data-driven culture. The Evolutionary Stages of A Data-Driven Culture. Changing a nonprofit culture isn’t as simple as. Does your nonprofit have a data-driven culture?

Moments That Significantly Impact Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How will you ensure that decisions taken are mindful of the wider system and longer term as well as short term?

How To Create A Workplace Wellness Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, Lance shares his recommendations for how a business leader can create a culture that supports workplace employee wellness. Lance Breger Question : What are two to three things a leader can do to create a culture of wellness at their workplace?

Does your culture allow for change?

SocialFish

Dropping isolated, new elements in organizations whose cultures and practices are not set up to integrate and use them will not bring about new results. Hey, why bother to learn what’s in your members’ mind and how they think so you can understand how to best serve them?

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Social Capital 2019 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships. It's finally here!

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption – guest post by Heather McLeod Grant, Adene Sacks, & Kate Wilkinson.

How To Create A Culture Of Wellness In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Last year, Lance shared his recommendations for how a business leader can create a culture that supports workplace employee wellness. Lance Breger Question : What are two to three things a leader can do to create a culture of wellness at their workplace?

The Power of Small Wins: Celebrating Your Nonprofit’s To Dones

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mindfulness Organizational Culture Reflection TipsWorking as a nonprofit consultant can sometimes feel isolating.

Are Cultural Organizations Built to Fail to Scale?

Museum 2.0

One of the biggest questions on my mind as I listen is: why isn’t my industry scaling up the way these businesses do? I can think of many extraordinary innovators in the nonprofit cultural sector--people and organizations creating brilliant programs, site-based experiences, and products.

Planning And Preparing For A High-Performance Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How will you ensure that decisions taken are mindful of the wider system and longer term as well as short term?

How To Make The Best Of The Moments That Create A High-Performance Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How will you ensure that decisions taken are mindful of the wider system and longer term as well as short term?

A Fresh Perspective—What NPOs Can Learn from a Makers Culture

NonProfit Hub

This society has earned itself the title of “makers culture,” which is an umbrella term that encompasses passionate designers, curious inventors and ceaseless tinkerers that create and sell. The post A Fresh Perspective—What NPOs Can Learn from a Makers Culture appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

How To Create A Culture That Supports Workplace Wellness

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, Lance shares his recommendations for how a business leader can create a culture that supports workplace employee wellness. Lance Breger Question : What are two to three things a leader can do to create a culture of wellness at their workplace?

The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: How Measurement and Training Can Play a HUGE Role

NonProfit Hub

With a mission on your mind and a fundraising quota to meet, it’s hard to justify—well, much of anything else. The second interview in our nonprofit culture series focuses on the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands.

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The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: How PENCIL Thrives by Writing Their Own Path

NonProfit Hub

Introducing the first article in our series about the importance of nonprofit workplace culture. It’s evident through her words that the mission is only possible through the collaboration of like-minded people with a common passion.

The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: Trust and Flexibility Work in the Workplace

NonProfit Hub

For the third article in our nonprofit culture series, we interviewed Rich Sagall—founder of NeedyMeds. NeedyMeds on Culture: “I value very highly the workplace culture and atmosphere. However, keep in mind that you might be able to build that passion.

Six Alternative (U.S.) Cultural Venues to Keep an Eye On

Museum 2.0

I've been spending time recently interviewing people who run unusual cultural and learning venues. In the past, I've highlighted a few--like 826 Valencia and the Denver Community Museum --that I think have already influenced the way many traditional cultural organization do business.