Using Design Thinking for A Foundation’s Investment Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was thrilled to work with the Brainerd Foundation staff to help design and facilitate a design lab using techniques based on Luma Institute methods earlier this month. Here’s what I learned about the facilitating design thinking processes: What Is A Design Lab?

Great Year-End Advice For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

What youll read is primarily based on what Ive learned from a variety of mentors, co-workers and supervisors over the past 30 years. -- Eric Jacobson -- formerly a Senior Vice President at Penton Media in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City, MO).

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How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

SocialFish

Looking at Communities through the lens of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, you can make a case that online communities support many of the needs that Abraham Maslow describes in his model, especially 1.) Early Development of the Purpose Model – In Flight Now. ————. Purpose.

How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

SocialFish

Looking at Communities through the lens of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, you can make a case that online communities support many of the needs that Abraham Maslow describes in his model, especially 1.) Early Development of the Purpose Model – In Flight Now.

Tips for Activating a Culture of Wellbeing in the Nonprofit Workplace

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month, I was honored to present and facilitate an all-day workshop for nonprofit leaders at the Oregon Nonprofit Leadership Conference on how to activate a culture of well being in the nonprofit workplace, based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.

What Attributes do Nonprofits Need to Build Cross-Sector Collaboration?

ASU Lodestar Center

By providing attention to building leadership within, these collaborations could model authority, vision, long term commitment and integrity. The Role of Nonprofits in Disaster Response: An Expanded Model of Cross-Sector Collaboration.

E-Mediat: A Simple Design Process for an Online Learning Community Site

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the project tasks is to develop a multilingual online learning community for partners, contributors, sponsors, participants, teams, mentors, social media techies from the region, and trainers to interact and share best practices. Watching Chris model visual facilitation was inspiring.

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SocialFish

It means engaging speakers and facilitators during the planning process to ensure a learning experience that is dynamic and meaningful. (I I mean, by putting myself out there and spending my time in mentoring, teaching and supporting people who need it. I am SO beyond thrilled.

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Announcing ImpactRising.Org: Organizational Capacity Building Resource for Nonprofits and Consultants

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A model of generosity. Dan was the sole anonymous donor for the program, which brushed off my indignity and furnished me with a new laptop, a mentor, and monthly checks for books, food and travel.

Social Media, Networking, and African Women’s Leadership Training in Rwanda

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s a few facilitation techniques that I learned from documenting the session. Kalyani also facilitated a participatory curriculum development process using different techniques. I facilitated a session that introduced networks, networking, and the Networked NGO.

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How can leadership development strategies improve retention in nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

Planning and facilitating fundraising events. The Center for Creative Leadership advocates for the 70/20/10 Model for Learning and Development, which asserts that adults learn 70% through on-the-job stretch opportunities, 20% through coaching and mentoring, and 10% through training programs.

Women Who Tech Around the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is a common experience when you attempt to facilitate global presentations, discussions or peer groups. She shared Akili Dada’s model and impact for developing high-potential young women from underprivileged families who are passionate about social change.

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E-Mediat: Networked Capacity Building in the Middle East

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m the lead for Zoetica for this project where my role is to deliver training, advise on the curriculum and coaching methods, model transparency, and serve as a sort of meta network weaver. The E-Mediat Implementation Partners at SF Planning Meeting.

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Reflections on the Social Media Lab Workshop

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I modeled that I don't know everything. Ten years ago, before my son Harry arrived, I volunteered as a mentor for the Computer Club House in Boston. Packard socialmedia-lab-day 1-module 1. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

AAM 2010 Recap: Slides, Surprises, and a Banjo

Museum 2.0

A few things I learned from the presentations and discussion: Dan shared a useful 4-step mental model for the progression of how institutions move towards participatory engagement. Finally, museums as "facilitators" of visitors' own experiences and interests.

Nurturing Inner City Entrepreneurs: Jose Corona of Inner City Advisors

Have Fun - Do Good

What we do here in Oakland, and throughout the Bay Area, is we work with inner city companies that not only have a scalable model, but also have a social responsibility aspect built into their business model. We do it both through personal mentoring, but also with the right skill sets.