Generational Differences Are Real

SocialFish

It doesn’t take a lot of searching on the web to find essays, posts, and articles that declare generational differences a big lie. Many of them center around Millennials, particularly because that generation has been covered in the press with many different names (Gen Y, NetGen, etc.)

Do ice buckets really make a difference?

VolunteerMark

Can ice bucketers really make a difference? Join the conversation this week as we question the notion that a viral social media campaign can lead to genuine engagement with a cause.

Generational Differences Are Real

SocialFish

It doesn’t take a lot of searching on the web to find essays, posts, and articles that declare generational differences a big lie. Many of them center around Millennials, particularly because that generation has been covered in the press with many different names (Gen Y, NetGen, etc.)

Next Time, Answer a Different Question

See What's Out There

Next time someone asks you what your organization does, answer a different question. Because the answer to that question? The post Next Time, Answer a Different Question appeared first on See3

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

SocialFish

It also includes a copy of Jamie’s Generational Differences in the Workplace e-book. Finally, we’ll close with some questions to consider about some of the implications the Millennial approach might have for the future of work—and the culture at your organization. WHOO HOO!

Content strategy for associations is different

SocialFish

It takes a pretty communications-centric approach to the question of content. Because content is our business. We can’t give it all away. Have you read the feature article in the August 2011 edition of Associations Now? It’s called “ Map Out Your Content Strategy ” and it’s a pretty good overview of the content challenges that every association faces. For me, there is no cliche more cringe-inducing than “content is king.” Thankfully, the AN article does not include that phrase.

Sustaining Innovation (in Many Different Situations)

Museum 2.0

The fourth post , which raised a question about two different conditions for innovation--a stable institution with slack to foster innovation, versus a hard-driving institution making change on a shoestring. I'm in Europe right now, on a mix of vacation and work.

Content strategy for associations is different

SocialFish

It takes a pretty communications-centric approach to the question of content. In Ohio, we called these "elephant ears." " Is that weird? Because content is our business. We can’t give it all away.

3 Questions Environmental Organizations Should Ask When Evaluating a CRM

Everyaction

While this may be an intimidating proposition, the process can be made easier by keeping a larger value framework in mind and making sure to ask a few key questions. For environmental organizations, these are three questions that should be asked about any potential new CRM.

Is the Future of Social Media Much Different for Non-profits?

NetWits

It came out last November, but both Mashable and eMarketer published articles talking about different pieces of the report today so I thought I’d call your attention to what’s being discussed. I’m just going to offer a few questions for you to consider.

Ask These Questions Before Changing Your P2P Program in 2016

Connection Cafe

Recently, two of my favorite P2P blogs featured articles on how to approach planning for 2016, but their methodologies differed a bit. The question itself signified one of our biggest struggles in the nonprofit sector. We tend to ask the wrong questions and focus on the wrong things.

Institutional Blogs: Different Voices, Different Value

Museum 2.0

However, there are many different approaches to take--as there are with blogs in general. Nik inquired as to how I feel about museum blogs. He asked: Hey Ms. what's your take on museums that keep blogs? Worthwhile? Any good ones out there?

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But in the race to remain current, we can sometimes forget to take a step back and ask ourselves a few basic questions: How do we know if all our social media efforts are actually worth the investment? Are we actually making a difference? Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai.

Is Quora Yet Another Social Network (YASN) or Something Different?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the holidays, I finally visited Quora , a social learning site focused around asking and answering questions founded by an ex-Facebook employee. Quora has been around for a year and provides an independent question platform from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn that is similar to Yahoo!

The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions

NonProfit Hub

Different crowdfunding sites to check out include GoFundMe , Indiegogo , Kickstarter and WonderWe , among others. The post The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Josh Schukman is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

The 3 Questions To Ask When Selecting A Cloud

TechImpact

They are unsure of how to differentiate between providers, which will offers more value over another, and simply do not know what questions to ask. Here are a few great questions to ask while you’re out shopping for your nonprofit’s cloud. Image courtesy of SMB Tech Guide.

Stop Asking Your Customers These Five Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He recommends a different twist on asking your customers questions : stop asking your customers the "typical" questions and instead ask them open-ended questions. These open-ended questions will let your customers really express their ideas, opinions and needs.

How to Pick Yourself Up When You Feel Like You’re Not Making a Difference

NonProfit Hub

Let’s be honest here—all of us in the nonprofit space have moments when we seriously question the difference we’re really making. The post How to Pick Yourself Up When You Feel Like You’re Not Making a Difference appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer: Key Differences You Need To Know

John Haydon

What are the key differences between crowdfunding and peer-to-peer campaigns? Both might seem similar, they can serve your nonprofit in different ways. The post Crowdfunding and Peer-to-Peer: Key Differences You Need To Know appeared first on John Haydon.

Stop Asking Your Customers These Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He recommends a different twist on asking your customers questions : stop asking your customers the "typical" questions and instead ask them open-ended questions. These open-ended questions will let your customers really express their ideas, opinions and needs. Consider this advice from author Paul R. Here's specifically what Timm recommends: Don't Ask : How was everything? Can I get you something else? Did you find everything you need? Will that be all?

How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions? Open Leadership author Charlene Li reminds leaders to periodically ask themselves these "open leadership skills assessment" questions: Do I seek out and listen to different points of view?

Six Questions To Ask During A Project Review

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Those authors, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, recommend you ask the following six essential questions whenever you do a project review : What did we set out to do? What should we do differently? Here is some great advice from the authors of, Helping People Win At Work.

How to Ask the Right Questions About Nonprofit Strategy

BoardAssist

Do you feel you know the right questions to ask about your nonprofit’s strategy? This week, in her guest post for BoardAssist, she has provided six great strategy questions every board member should consider. How to Ask the Right Questions About Nonprofit Strategy.

Designing Talkback Platforms for Different Dialogic Goals

Museum 2.0

If someone asked you that question, how would you answer? Answers will differ depending on who's asking, but they are also influenced by the designed environment in which questions are asked. If someone asks you a question on Twitter, you can only respond with 140 characters.

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How To Discover What Your Top Performers Do Differently

Eric Jacobsen Blog

To help you identify your stars, including those less immediately obvious, the authors recommend you ask yourself these three questions : Who are the people you most respect for their ability to perform some or all of the functions associated with the initiative, program, or project?

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Each year, the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is the nonprofit industry's signature technology event, and 2019 will be no different. We know you've got questions. It's finally here!

Three Different Approaches to Twitter Fundraising: Bees, Turkeys, and Blame

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is everyone together that makes the difference. They have integrated the Twestival strategy - tweet, meet, and give by organizing meetups from different cities to help promote the drive. TweetsGiving 2009.

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If you could Ask One Question what would it be?

NetWits

It’s evident that each of them cares about making a difference in the world through the work they do each and every day. Once the panel discussion begins I’ll be taking questions from the audience as well as fielding questions via Twitter.

The Difference Between One-Time and Lifelong Volunteers: A Short Case Study

NonProfit Hub

Leave it open for them to ask questions and know that you don’t have to close the deal on the spot. Initial inquiries and follow-up questions are a make or break moment. Consider having some pre-written content to answer commonly received questions.

Are you asking the right questions in your peer to peer fundraising survey? #TT

Connection Cafe

Jen initially wrote this post for me to share a highlights from a webinar we hosted: Are you asking the right questions in your post event survey? We went through a similar process in 2012, although with a slightly different group of agencies.

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A Completely Different Approach To Hiring

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In his interviews, Lebowitz asks these open-ended questions : So, what do you do? "Don't Hire Jerks, No Matter How Talented," said Michael Lebowitz in an interview for The New York Times awhile back. Lebowitz is the CEO of Big Spaceship , a marketing and communications agency.

Seven Tough Questions Leaders Ask Their Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

And, they can challenge each other to think differently. Allen and Mitchell Kusy recommend that leaders ask seven tough questions of their teams to help maximize their results. Here are those questions to ask each team member : What are some obstacles affecting this team?

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Different Strokes for Different Folks: usability from a member perspective

SocialFish

Different Strokes for Different Folks Each person who visits your web application has their own agenda: they're trying to do something specific. They have specific questions about what your software can do. The key to designing for them is to provide multiple levels of detail so that they can find appropriate answers to their questions. So excited; I just ordered my fave usability expert Joshua Porter 's book, Designing for the Social Web.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Within one type of work, consider what different tiers of responsibility look like. Make sure they know that they can reach out to one person to ask questions and share success stories with. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate.

How Different Types of Museums Approach Participation

Museum 2.0

I was surprised by her question. This post outlines what I see as the opportunities and challenges for different kinds of museums in pursuing participatory visitor engagement.

Ask These Five Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Sunday, May 9, 2010 Ask These Five Questions If you are leading a business or a nonprofit organization, take the hour or two to read Peter F. Druckers book, The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization.

The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions

NonProfit Hub

Different crowdfunding sites to check out include GoFundMe , Indiegogo , Kickstarter and WonderWe , among others. The post The Answers to Your Crowdfunding Questions appeared first on Nonprofit Hub Josh Schukman is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

Seven Tough Questions To Ask Your Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

And, they can challenge each other to think differently. Allen and Mitchell Kusy recommend that leaders ask seven tough questions of their teams to help maximize their results. Here are those questions to ask each team member : What are some obstacles affecting this team?

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Old Content, Different Presentation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At the time, it prompted some blogosphere discussion including some questions ( here ) and thoughtful debate ( here and here ) raised about Web2.0 The Org2.0 piece from Seth Godin was published in mid-December, just noticed the above slideshow. and Nonprofits ! Check out Laura Quinn's thoughts on it here. She also references a recent post by Allan Benamer on office technologies that are better than Web2.0

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Each of these five organizations exemplifies different ways to make industry best practices and technology tools work in a way that resonates with their supporter base.

Volunteer Check-In: The Questions You Should Be Asking [DOWNLOAD]

NonProfit Hub

When volunteers feel valued instead of evaluated, a few different things happen: They feel comfortable enough to readily offer information to help make your volunteer operations better. Hopefully you already have a record of these types of questions.

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

EveryAction takes any supporter record that has an email address and automatically matches it to nearly 100 different social networks - including Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and LinkedIn. #13. We ensure fast, expert answers for your "how to" questions and technical issues. #14.

6 Interview Questions To Ask To Access Leadership Skills

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The next time you are interviewing a candidate and you want to access their leadership skills, consider asking the candidate these questions : What personal qualities define you as a leader? Thanks to Sharon Armstrong, author of The Essential HR Handbook , for these helpful questions!