Experiential Leadership Development

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I’ve just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called “ Reality Storytellers ” hosted by the Schusterman Foundation. We stayed in amazing places and enjoyed incredible meals by some of the top Chefs in Israel.

Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change

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I’ve just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called “ Reality Storytellers ” hosted by the Schusterman Foundation. Putting questions of fairness aside, is their treatment of their workers limiting their effectiveness?

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TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

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The participants work together in small groups, ask questions and discuss problems, and work together to find solutions and initiate joint projects.

New Playbook Resource: How To Engage Alumni

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The Alumni Playbook was created by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation with significant contributions from AVODAH, Birthright Israel Excel, the Bronfman Fellowships, JDC-Entwine, Moishe House, ROI Community and Tevel b’Tzedek.

And the Twitterville Book Winners Are.

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That's some of the schwag and a copy of Shel Israels's Twitterville that I purchased at last night's #tbash , the launch party for the book. Shel Israel donated three books. And Congrats to Shel Israel on the launch of his book!

Nonprofits and the Age of Automation: AI, Machine Learning, Bots Link Roundup

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What about questions of legal liability in cases where algorithms cause harm? . The Two Sides of the AI and Humanity Debate: I’ve been following Shel Israel for over ten years, since he interviewed for a chapter about nonprofits and Twitter in his 2009 book, Twitterville.

Lethal Generosity: CSR Context Is Important

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On Wednesday, fellow Zoetica founder, Kami Huyse and I presented on Lethal Generosity , (a term from Shel Israel’s “Twitterville”). JD Lasica took detailed notes on the case studies we looked at to ponder that question. This leaves me with some good ideas about contextual questions to ask in interviews for the case study part of the research. On Wednesday, fellow Zoetica founder, Kami Huyse and I presented on Lethal Generosity, (a term from Shel Israel’s “Twitterville”).

Reflections from Mashable Summer of Social Good Conference

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She asked the big question : Is all this making us smarter philanthropists (and organizers and leaders)? There were also some voices of skeptics asking the big question on how to channel this energy and excitement at the awareness level to bring about real change both online and offline.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Countdown to Peace

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They are hoping to pressure the parties to continue the momentum from the Annapolis meeting, resulting in a Palestinian state at peace with a secure Israel. Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today!

How Many Friends Exceed the Limits of SocNets?

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First, I did a series of "focus groups" by messaging small groups of 6-8 people in my network and asking a couple of questions. For each theme, I wrote a summary and identified additional questions. This generated some more insights, but more questions.

Reflections: Social Media and NGO/CSR Workshop in India

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I am also very transparent with the audience about the challenges of "lost in translation" and include discussion questions like 'How does this translate to an Indian context?". A big question in this workshop is how can these program incorporate social media effectively?

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

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Some questions: How to set a realistic goal (total dollars = $ per retweet or hashtag) that helps the nonprofit actually implement the project or solve the need? TweetsGiving 2009.

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And the Winner(s) of the Social Media Library Are.

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When I announced the contest, I thought there was one important book missing, Shel Israel's Twitterville. The most interesting part of webinars is the q/a and Tara got an interesting question about how you measure Whuffie and she wrote her reflection here.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Friends Telling Friends

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I was thinking about this this morning when I received an email from my friend Brian Blum in Israel. Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today!

Twitteracy (Twitter Literacy)

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And by successful, I mean that I gain value - useful information, answers to questions, new friends and colleagues - and that the people who follow me gain value in the form of entertainment, useful information, and some kind of ongoing relationship with me. What questions or tips do you have about improving your organization's Twitteracy? The Twitter Book - A Sneak Preview View more presentations from oreillymedia.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: August 20

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Click on over to Amy's post to see her questions in response to this article in terms of online engagement. The case study about nptech in Israel will be featured in our August newsletter. (Note: This is a weekly round-up of NTEN members doing and sharing their nptech awesome. Members are in bold.

The Last Blogpotomac: A New Community Rises from the Ashes

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Geoff Livingston invited me to keynote the conference along with Shel Israel , author of Twitterville. The context at Blogpotomac was the question, "Did turning your Twitter avatar green in support of the Iraniian protests" really mean anything. Flickr Photo by Ghbrett.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Advice from Shpigler

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He’s an Israeli — and I can tell you from my 5 years living in Israel that Israelis know something about negotiating. Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today!

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Social Notworking and Other Social Networking Challenges

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About two months, again I used to illustrate this post when I read Shel Israel's post " Is Facebook starting to fade? Update: Perhaps a better question might, what are your strategies for overcoming the challenges My FLickr Stream.

Burning Problems With Social Networks: What do you think?

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I've been doing a content analysis of " burning questions " that were submitted as part of some pre-workshop information I collected from participants to help design an upcoming workshop. Shel Israel prefers to establish a connection first. Photo by Leppre.

MCON13 Live Blog: The Millennial Movement (Jose Antonio Vargas, Define American)

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They gave me five interviews, no holds barred, I asked him uncomfortable questions a journalist should ask a profile subject. On the walk he turned the tables and started asking me questions. Seems like a simple question. I wrote the story Not Legal Not Leaving based on all the questions people across the country. Jose on "the questions" Why haven''t you gotten deported , people ask. To me this question indicates there''s a lack of info about the process.

Mom in the Movement: Lisa Russ of the Movement Strategy Center

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It's about Israel and Lebanon and I was like, "I'll definitely do that, I'll definitely do that." It's all these underlying questions about creating the change that you want to see, and what that means in terms of what kind of house Zach grows up in. That's a great question.

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It was stained by this nation’s original sin of slavery, a question that divided the colonies and brought the convention to a stalemate until the founders chose to allow the slave trade to continue for at least twenty more years, and to leave any final resolution to future generations.

All for Green, and Green for All: An Interview with Van Jones

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Our question is, will this green wave lift all boats? But then you go overseas, and my experience, in Israel and Palestine and London and South Africa, Mozambique, people ask you, "What the heck are you doing over there? Well the first question is, what is our shared objective?

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