6 Questions to Consider Before Selecting a New Workspace

NonProfit Hub

If you’re considering a new or inaugural workspace, consider these questions before making any decisions. The importance of a quality work environment has a dramatic effect on team satisfaction and morale. This article is sponsored by MINDSPACE.

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.

Open-Ended Getting-To-Know-You Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these open-ended questions. And, don't cheat by adding in work-specific questions. To help you do your job, what could I change about: Your work environment?

Girl Scouts Send Text Messages for the Environment

Mobile Commons

Scouts who got three or more answers right were entered to win an iPad as a prize – all while answering questions that raised their awareness of environmental issues. Even Girl Scouts have cell phones. And the Girl Scouts of America is turning those phones into environmental action with a fun text campaign that’s designed to keep girls thinking green no matter where they are.

To CAPTCHA or Not to CAPTCHA, That is The Question?

NetWits

automated questions the user may not know the answer to. There is no right or wrong answer to this question, some CAPTCHA programs are better than others, but none are perfect. How important is one versus the other and what will that mean for my online environment?

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. How secure is the environment?

Six Questions To Ask Your Direct Reports

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these open-ended questions. And, don't cheat by adding in work-specific questions. To help you do your job, what could I change about: Your work environment?

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.

Questions To Ask When Checking References

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile back, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking references. His main seven honest-feedback-extracting-questions (and follow-ups) are: Would you hire this person again?

Checking Rerferences: Seven Honest-Feedback-Extracting Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile back, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking references. His main seven honest-feedback-extracting-questions (and follow-ups) are: Would you hire this person again?

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? What have you done to foster a wide number of views in your work environment?

Open-Ended Questions To Ask Your Direct Reports

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these open-ended questions. And, don't cheat by adding in work-specific questions. To help you do your job, what could I change about: Your work environment?

Have Questions, Not Answers for 2011

Frogloop

By applying marketing principles and techniques to influence and change attitudes, beliefs and environments to change behavior and achieve good. In the nonprofit arena, the word "marketing" can have a bad rap. But you can help change that--and with good reason.

6 Interview Questions To Ask To Identify A Leader

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? What have you done to foster a wide number of views in your work environment?

Six Questions To Ask Each Of Your Team Members

Eric Jacobsen Blog

And, to do that, the authors recommend you ask the following six o pen-ended questions to initiate a conversation : What do you enjoy doing most as part of your work? To help you do you job, what could I change about: Your work environment?

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7 Honest-Feedback-Extracting-Questions To Ask When Hiring

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile ago, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking references. His main seven honest-feedback-extracting-questions (and follow-ups) are: Would you hire this person again?

Open-ended Questions Improve Your Conversations With Direct Reports

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these open-ended questions. And, don't cheat by adding in work-specific questions. To help you do your job, what could I change about: Your work environment?

Seven Questions To Ask When Checking Job Candidate References

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile back, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking job candidate references. His main seven honest-feedback-extracting-questions (and follow-ups) are: Would you hire this person again?

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7 Must-Ask Questions When Checking References

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile back, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking references. His main seven honest-feedback-extracting-questions (and follow-ups) are: Would you hire this person again?

Questions and Actions

gokubi.com

New questions are more powerful than plans because they cause us to learn what’s possible rather than presume what’s possible. Questions lead us to discover clear and passionate vision and notice changes in our world. Questions on the other hand make us both more proactive and agile than we would be trying to follow static plans in dynamic environments. Jack Ricchiuto has an amazing essay on working beyond goals and plans.

Social Change Apps on Facebook to Support Breast Cancer, Environment, and Aids

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another questions is will Facebook users, weary with application invitations simply ignore it ? Dank Apps (creators of the popular Lotto app ) has launched a new series of Social Change applications that allow Facebook users to raise money for a cause through advertising revenue. This means users do not have to donate, but just need to install the application, recruit their friends, or play the games. The first three are: Stop Climate Change supports the Nature Conservancy.

Eleven Questions To Ask Before Your Start Your New Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 11 questions you or that entrepreneur should ask before starting a business. What is the competitive environment and how will my product/service be unique, different or better? Are you a leader contemplating starting a new business?

7 Must-Ask Questions When Interviewing A Potential New Hire

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile back, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking references. His main seven honest-feedback-extracting-questions (and follow-ups) are : Would you hire this person again?

Key Interviewing Questions To Ask To Identify Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Saturday, October 23, 2010 Key Interviewing Questions To Ask To Identify Leaders 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?

Seven Questions To Ask When Checking Job Candidate References

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile ago, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking references. His main seven honest-feedback-extracting-questions (and follow-ups) are: Would you hire this person again?

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The One-Look Virus and Immersive Environments for Teaching and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

SL will take longer to gel into a cohesive environment that has a purpose and a following than the explosive growth experienced by WOW. ve found the environment elaborately constructed but humanly forbidding. In reading Nesson's post, I was fascinated with the description of Harvard Law School's virtual court project: my sense is that second life is an ideal environment for mock trials. Where, if it all, might immersive environments be of value?

The Questions To Ask To Identify A Leader During A Job Interview

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? What have you done to foster a wide number of views in your work environment?

Creating the Proper List of Questions in an Online Survey

Tech Soup Blog

In this article we are going to discuss a challenge that every researcher is confronted with when creating a survey : How to design the right question list for their questionnaire? ” Essentially, a survey is only as good as the questions created will allow it to be. Hey gang!

Windows MultiPoint Server Frequently Asked Questions

Tech Soup Blog

Sometimes I find that it helps to have some plain language questions and answers on a technology that is new to me, so here are some basics on what Microsoft's Windows MultiPoint Server is and how it works. Refurbished host computers run a Windows MultiPoint Server environment very well.

3 Steps Nonprofits Can Take to be More Energy Efficient

BoardAssist

” In this week’s guest post Natalie McKeon of the Environmental Defense Fund offers a great answer to that question – help your nonprofit become more energy efficient and save them money at the same time. energy efficiency environment

Benetech Truth #1: Social Change Through Technology

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We are database experts who help to answer the key question in human rights: who did what to whom? Beneforge social entrepreneurs Benetech a11y social enterprise Benetech Truths Bookshare socent accessibility human rights environment lucre literacy[Note: this is part one of seven posts on the Benetech Truths.] The world has big problems. We need fresh, original solutions that are better than the status quo.

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11 Questions To Ask Before You Start A Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 11 questions you or that entrepreneur should ask before starting a business. What is the competitive environment and how will my product/service be unique, different or better? Are you a leader contemplating starting a new business?

Open-Ended Questions To Ask During A Getting-To-Know-You Conversation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Ask these open-ended questions. And, don't cheat by adding in work-specific questions. To help you do your job, what could I change about: Your work environment?

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11 Questions To Ask Before You Start A Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 11 questions you or that entrepreneur should ask before starting a business. What is the competitive environment and how will my product/service be unique, different or better? Are you a leader contemplating starting a new business?

Interview: Kedar Iyer, PickyPolly

Amy Sample Ward

I found the project so interesting that I wanted to share it with you here in an interview, covering some key questions from Kedar. Tags: interview application conservation engagement environment innovation mobile

7 Revealing Questions To Ask When Checking References

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Earlier in the year, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking references. His main seven honest-feedback-extracting-questions (and follow-ups) are: Would you hire this person again?

Before You Start A Business, Ask Yourself These 11 Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 11 questions you or that entrepreneur should ask before starting a business. What is the competitive environment and how will my product/service be unique, different or better? Are you a leader contemplating starting a new business?

11 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Start A Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 11 questions you or that entrepreneur should ask before starting a business. What is the competitive environment and how will my product/service be unique, different or better? Are you a leader contemplating starting a new business?

The 11 Most Important Questions To Ask Before Starting A Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 11 questions you or that entrepreneur should ask before starting a business. What is the competitive environment and how will my product/service be unique, different or better? Are you a leader contemplating starting a new business?

New on SSIR: #4Change Examines Social Media for the Climate Change Movement

Amy Sample Ward

That’s the question that the monthly #4Change chats (that take place on Twitter) address, this month focusing on the Climate Change movement. HildyGottlieb asked a great question, “How many ppl think that by “following&# a climate change guru, they’re creating change?&# Her question spurred some interesting comments that targeting the idea of taking action. My latest post is up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review opinion blog.

Your Questions about Second Life?

Museum 2.0

I now believe in Second Life, not as a game environment, but as a new platform for social interactions with people, objects, and ideas. For game Friday this week, I plan to interview the esteemed Sibley Verbeck , founder/CEO of the Electric Sheep Company , the largest "metaverse applications" professional services company out there. He's also my fiance. When Sibley decided to start a Second Life -focused business last year, I thought he was nuts.

The Questions To Ask During An Interview To Identify A Leader

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? What have you done to foster a wide number of views in your work environment?

Questions from The Advanced Social Media Decision Maker's Toolkit: Branding Through Social Media

Idealware

An unfortunate part of having a big class is the fact that lots of good questions don’t get answered. To show our appreciation for those taking the class, we took some time to answer a few remaining questions from our very first session, Branding Through Social Media. They clearly liked or followed you because they value you already, but only sharing out ads or promotion can alienate your followers in what they would like to be a largely “social” environment.