A Software Lending Library in Kansas City?

Tech Soup Blog

The Kansas City Public Library. They have developed a way for anyone with a Kansas City public library card to use expensive professional applications like those from Adobe and Microsoft without owning them. and was initially developed by the Kansas City Library in cooperation with a Mozilla Ignite Challenge. Image: Courtesy of the Kansas City Public Library and Mozilla Foundation. Digital Divide libraries digital inclusion TechSoup for Libraries Kansas City Library

Why Kansas City Has a Shot at Bridging the Digital Divide

Tech Soup Blog

I had the opportunity to participate in the launch of the new Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund. So why is Kansas City investing more money on digital inclusion? One concern about the rollout of ultra-fast Internet in Kansas City is that the poorer parts of city have had trouble qualifying for installation due to low demand in those areas - hence the new Digital Inclusion Fund. The fund is being administrated by the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.

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Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health Complete Merger

NonProfit PRO

Intermountain Healthcare and SCL Health, two leading nonprofit healthcare organizations, have completed a merger, creating a model health system that provides high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to more patients and communities in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, and Kansas.

How To Select A Good Executive Coach

Eric Jacobson

When a leader or manager is considering using an executive coach, Marilyn O''Hearne , Master Certified Coach in the Kansas City metro area, said that person should at a minimum: Make sure the coach is certified and subscribes to a code of ethics. Coaching Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Executive Coaching Kansas City

6 No-Cost Ways To Create A Best-Place-To-Work Company

Eric Jacobson

Employee Retention Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kansas City I had the pleasure of interviewing Leigh Branham over the past few years. He''s the author of the popular book called, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave , and he''s the owner of the Overland Park, KS-based business called Keeping The People. He told me that in research that he has done about the leaders of companies that have won " Best-Place-To-Work " competitions in 45 U.S.

How Your Customers Can Help You Write Your Strategic Plan

Eric Jacobson

Mike Brown, the founder of the Kansas City, MO company called, The Brainzooming Group , encourages business leaders to solicit feedback from their customers when creating a strategic plan. Kansas City Leadership Brainzooming Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Strategies Strategic Planning Overland Park General Management Skills

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20+ Digital Marketing & Fundraising Conferences for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Location: Kansas City, MO. Digital marketing and fundraising trends are constantly evolving and conferences provide an essential training opportunity for nonprofit professionals to learn from their peers and spark their creativity.

Today's Leadership Thought

Eric Jacobson

A good reminder from a former mayor of Kansas City, Kansas: " If you haven''t done anything for someone else today, you haven''t done anything for yourself" - Joe Steineger, Farmer and Former Mayor, Kansas City, Kansas. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

A Warm Welcome to Brian Graves and Sandra Armenta, new VPs at Forum One!

Forum One

Our new leadership is no exception: Brian will operate from his home in Kansas City, and Sandra from Forum One’s Arlington/Crystal City office. It’s my great pleasure to welcome new leadership at Forum One.

Ask Your Customers To Help You Write Your Strategic Plan

Eric Jacobson

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). skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Talking About Race and American Jazz Museum Finalists for the Anthem Awards

Forum One

Located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District in Kansas City, MO, the American Jazz Museum showcases the sights and sounds of jazz through interactive exhibits and films, and features live music in their venues, The Blue Room, and Gem Theater.

How To Write A Business Plan In About One Hour

Eric Jacobson

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). skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

How To Create A "Best Places To Work" Company

Eric Jacobson

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). skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

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The Machine is… | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Yahoo Introduces “Pipes&# » The Machine is… Posted Wednesday, February 7th, 2007 at 3:51 pm by usha (14 posts) Kansas State University Digital Ethnography department has posted “ Web 2.0 : The Machine is Us/ing Us &# piece on YouTube. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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Never Say These Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobson

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). Wednesday, August 4, 2010 Never Say These Words To A Customer Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice in his recent column in the Kansas City Business Journal.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

Areas served: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation works with communities to build and support programs that boost entrepreneurship, improve education, and contribute to the vibrancy of Kansas City. Areas served: Kansas City/Missouri.

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Three Things Coaches As Leaders Do To Drive Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. Williams was the head coach at the University of Kansas from 1988 to 2003.

Talking About Race and American Jazz Museum Finalists for the Anthem Awards

Forum One

Located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District in Kansas City, MO, the American Jazz Museum showcases the sights and sounds of jazz through interactive exhibits and films, and features live music in their venues, The Blue Room, and Gem Theater.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Bloomerang

The Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation focuses its philanthropic activities on the performing and visual arts, with the majority of grants being awarded to organizations in Kansas City. Areas served: Kansas City/Missouri.

David Perlmutter Talks Blogs, Interactors, and Jon Stewart - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

60) Search « Five Minutes with Fundraising Guru Ted Hart (Video) | Main | Replay: Using Email to Engage Activists, Cultivate Donors » Friday Aug 29 2008 David Perlmutter Talks Blogs, Interactors, and Jon Stewart Friday, August 29, 2008 at 11:10AM | by Clinton OBrien David Perlmutter , author of the new book Blog Wars , is a professor at the University of Kansas School of Journalism & Mass Communications.

Anthem Award Winners Announced

Forum One

Located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District in Kansas City, MO, the American Jazz Museum showcases the sights and sounds of jazz through interactive exhibits and films, and features live music in their venues, The Blue Room, and Gem Theater.

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Anthem Award Winners Announced

Forum One

Located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District in Kansas City, MO, the American Jazz Museum showcases the sights and sounds of jazz through interactive exhibits and films, and features live music in their venues, The Blue Room, and Gem Theater.

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Small But Mighty: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising For Small Nonprofits

CauseVox

With CauseVox’s integrated ticketing , your supporters can purchase tickets ease on any of your campaign sites: (Kansas Advocates for Better Care Stand by Me 2021). Fundraising can be challenging and for small nonprofits this can be even more daunting.

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Apply for the 2021 Digital Inclusion Fellowship

NTEN

Kansas City, MO: 1 position (filled) (sponsored by Google Fiber). While day-to-day has been moving online for the past decade, the pandemic forced institutions to quickly move all services online. The attempt thrust digital inequity into the public’s awareness.

Weekly Videos Provide Tips For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Be sure to take a few minutes each week to view the HEMP Mentorship Minute videos, created by the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program and the Kansas City Business Journal. In the videos, Kansas City-area entrepreneurs offer their advice about a wide range of topics of interest to business owners, managers and leaders.

6 Places to Find Grants for Your Non-Profit

The Fundraising Authority

For example, if you are an organization fighting homelessness in Kansas City, you’ll want to search terms like: Grants homelessness Grants homelessness Kansas City Funding homeless shelter Missouri “Our Donors” homeless shelter Missouri Grants received homelessness Etc.

The American Heart Association Harnesses the Power of Social Media Through Innovative Display

NTEN

This is a story of how the little ol’ Kansas City AHA branch thought out of the box to create an impactful social media display hub to complement their website that led to not only reaching their fundraising goal but caused their Heart & Stroke Walk to trend on Twitter for hours during an event. Tim Sae Koo. No one puts The American Heart Association's website in a corner. Learn how a chapter of AHA took their online content on the road and to fundraising success.

How to Show Visual Impact on Your Online Donation Forms

Qgiv

Pet Resource Center of Kansas City. Pet Resource Center of Kansas City added a banner with an image and text to highlight how each donation amount makes an impact.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Kindful

The Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation focuses its philanthropic activities on the performing and visual arts, with the majority of grants being awarded to organizations in Kansas City. Areas served: Kansas City/Missouri.

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Never Say These Four Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice years ago in a column in the Kansas City Business Journal.

Observations About Leadership

Eric Jacobson

A relatively small Kansas City-area newspaper for readers over 50 years in age published an article by C.W. Source: Kansas City 50 & Better. Hanson a couple years ago where he offered these keen observations about leadership: The longer the contact with those you offer leadership to, the more scrutiny you will receive and the more self-disciplined you must be. People will pay attention to what you do as well as what you say. Your contingent may be one or many.

20 Tips for Nonprofits Using Twitter

NetWits

Director of Development, American Red Cross Kansas City Region | Follow @patricksallee. This is a follow-up post to yesterday’s “ 10 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Twitter ,&# in which we talked about some of the many ways nonprofit can use social media networks, such as Twitter , as a communications vehicle to support their organization’s larger goals.

Today's Thoughts About Leadership

Eric Jacobson

A relatively small Kansas City-area newspaper for readers over 50 years in age published an article by C.W. Source: Kansas City 50 and Better. Hanson a few years ago where he offered these keen observations about leadership: The longer the contact with those you offer leadership to, the more scrutiny you will receive and the more self-disciplined you must be. People will pay attention to what you do as well as what you say. Your contingent may be one or many.

How To Say I'm Sorry

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO for this sound advice. One of the most difficult words for anyone, leaders included, to say is, " sorry." Yet, the time will likely come when that's the word you need to say. Research shows that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you reduce stress and alleviate guilt. In the position of needing to apologize? Do this: Apologize immediately. Say you are sorry. Take responsibility for the situation. Acknowledge the offense.

How To Say I'm Sorry

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO for this sound advice. One of the most difficult words for anyone, leaders included, to say is, " sorry." Yet, the time will likely come when that's the word you need to say. Research shows that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you reduce stress and alleviate guilt. In the position of needing to apologize? Do this: Apologize immediately. Say you are sorry. Take responsibility for the situation. Acknowledge the offense.

How To Say "I'm Sorry"

Eric Jacobson

Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO for this sound advice. One of the most difficult words for anyone, leaders included, to say is, " sorry." Yet, the time will likely come when that''s the word you need to say. Research shows that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you reduce stress and alleviate guilt. In the position of needing to apologize? Do this: Apologize immediately. Say you are sorry. Take responsibility for the situation. Acknowledge the offense.

Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

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How To Say I'm Sorry

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO for this sound advice. One of the most difficult words for anyone, leaders included, to say is, " sorry." Yet, the time will likely come when that's the word you need to say. Research shows that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you reduce stress and alleviate guilt. In the position of needing to apologize? Do this: Apologize immediately. Say you are sorry. Take responsibility for the situation. Acknowledge the offense.

Do you recognize these awards?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, I was looking through my 10 year hard drive archive and found the Rider Video from Kansas City On the left, we have the Dirk Award. That's what I thought of when I saw the DemocracyInAction NpTech Oscar Pool. Whatever happened to the Swimming UpStream Award ? I love taking trips down memory lane.

Using DipJar Everyday

DipJar

In 2018, Veterans Community Project partnered with Starbucks locations in Kansas City Metro area to increase awareness and raise more funds to support their programs to eliminate veteran homelessness. Stop putting your DipJar away with the proverbial ‘holiday decorations’!

Three Things Coaches Must Do To Drive Success

Eric Jacobson

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. Williams was the head coach at the University of Kansas from 1988 to 2003 and is now the head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels. News and World Report magazine that there are three things that coaches as leaders must do to drive success : "Have everyone on the team focus on the same goal." And, the leader must effectively communicate that goal to the team. Emphasize those goals every day."

What Coaches As Leaders Do To Drive Success

Eric Jacobson

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. Williams was the head coach at the University of Kansas from 1988 to 2003 and is now the head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels. News and World Report magazine that there are three things that coaches as leaders must do to drive success : "Have everyone on the team focus on the same goal." And, the leader must effectively communicate that goal to the team. Emphasize those goals every day."

Coaches As Leaders Do This To Drive Success

Eric Jacobson

Former University of Kansas head basketball coach Roy Williams once told U.S. Williams was the head coach at the University of Kansas from 1988 to 2003 and is now the head coach for the North Carolina Tar Heels. News and World Report magazine that there are three things that coaches as leaders must do to drive success : "Have everyone on the team focus on the same goal." And, the leader must effectively communicate that goal to the team. Emphasize those goals every day."