How To Use The Language Of Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Communication expert Bart Egnal reveals why jargon is so prevalent in the workplace, and why it usually undermines those who use it, in his book, Leading Through Language. Step by step, Egnal demonstrates how effective leaders reject fuzzy terminology in favor of the language of leadership.

Leading Through Language

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Communication expert Bart Egnal reveals why jargon is so prevalent in the workplace, and why it usually undermines those who use it, in his book, Leading Through Language. Step by step, Egnal demonstrates how effective leaders reject fuzzy terminology in favor of the language of leadership.

Leading Through Language

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Communication expert Bart Egnal reveals why jargon is so prevalent in the workplace, and why it usually undermines those who use it, in his book, Leading Through Language. Step by step, Egnal demonstrates how effective leaders reject fuzzy terminology in favor of the language of leadership.

How To Lead Through The Language Of Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Communication expert Bart Egnal reveals why jargon is so prevalent in the workplace, and why it usually undermines those who use it, in his new book, Leading Through Language. When you speak from a place of conviction, your language becomes personal, authentic, and powerful.

Foundations and Nonprofits: What Does it Mean to “Speak the Same Language”?

Connection Cafe

At the level of language, there is not. The big idea as I see it is to speak the language of results together. Four reasons to speak the language of results together: The writings are much simpler and shorter. Financial investors share a language built on differentiation.

Guest Post: Language Matters

Museum 2.0

Although I was careful about aligning my Great Ideas with the museum’s mission, and made sure I addressed issues I knew would be of concern to my audience, I wasn’t careful enough with the language I used to describe my ideas. So in short, watch your language.

The Universal Language of Technology Conferences: Schwag

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I arrived in Mumbai on Monday morning in the very early morning hours (3:00 am) after a trip that lasted nearly 24 hours and hopped across 12 time zones.

Breaking Through Language Barriers with Technology

NTEN

The growing language diversity in America has important implications for how nonprofits engage with, and serve, our communities. According to the 2010 Census , more than 20% of individuals in the US speak a language other than English at home, and of those, less than half say they don’t speak English very well. Liz Keith. Program Manager, LawHelp.org. Pro Bono Net.

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

How To Understand The Native Language Of Facebook

John Haydon

You won’t get their jokes, expressions, body language or any other unique characteristics of their native culture. If you’re not using Facebook as an individual, you’ll never really fully understand the culture.

Your Organization: Now Available in Any Language

Tech Soup Blog

Tear Down the Language Barrier. With Ultralingua, you can put language reference and translation tools at your staff's and volunteers' fingertips, while saving the cost, paper, and shelf space of printed books. If you offer computer use to your constituents — like a library computer lab or desktop access at a homeless shelter — Ultralingua is a great tool to help those for whom English is a second language.

If English is your Second Language, What Language do you blog in?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here is the case for both sides, bulleted: Why blog in English: You can also blog in your own language, but when you blog in English, you???re You are writing to a targeted audience and you should speak the language of that audience. Your language has your culture in it. Language and culture go together. That is the title of a post on ProBlogger today. It jogged my memory of a session at the Cambodian Bloggers Summit , "Is It Better To Blog in English or Khmer?"

The Visual Language of PowerPoint

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Standford scholar Robert Horn who wrote "Visual Language: Global Communication for the 21st Century," offers some great insights to anyone who needs to communicate with words and images in this Q&A My strongest learning style is visual and perhaps that why I've always been attracted to using images to make a point in powerpoint and graphjc organizers.

Language that Works | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» Language that Works Posted Friday, April 18th, 2008 at 3:55 pm by blehman (3 posts) One of the great challenges of being an IA is that it’s not nearly as much fun as design. What Languages Can Your Bulk Email Tool Speak? 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?

Text SHUT THE *&%$ UP to Unsubscribe: Why Technology Needs to Relate to People in The Language They Actually Use

Mobile Commons

It’s crucial that organizations embrace this way of communicating via text by creating or using technology that can respond flexibly to natural language. The carriers mandate that, if someone texts “help,” that person must receive compliance language explaining who the message is coming from and detailing the standard messaging charges. People tell organizations to shut up in the same natural language that they tell other people to.

NpTech Summary: Advocacy 2.0, Sketchcastes, and NpTech in Different Languages

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What language is this? And, if you want to add sub-titles in another language to a video, use dot.sub. Ruby Sinreich's Advocacy 2.0 Presentation Slides on flickr Blog post here. NpTech Talk. The Socialmarkets Manifesto is here. There are many sparks for conversation about the points raised. The "Failure is an option" particularly caught my eye. "We can't talk about transparency, accountability and honest evaluation without addressing the contentious topic of failure.

What Languages Can Your Bulk Email Tool Speak? | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Posted Thursday, March 15th, 2007 at 10:40 am by usha (14 posts) Recently, we had two different clients ask us for assistance in finding mass email tools that have built-in support for multiple languages. If you dabble in the area of internationalization (i18n) in tech tools, then you would agree with me when I say that it is particularly difficult to find a technology solution that can fully support languages like Arabic and Chinese.

Tech Tools to Benefit the Spanish-Language Community

Tech Soup Blog

Spanish is the second-most-common language in the United States, with an estimated 40 million Americans speaking Spanish as their primary language. At TechSoup, we know that many nonprofits and libraries serve Spanish-speaking communities in everything from teaching English as a second language, to financial and educational services, to local family- and health-related programs. Spanish-Language Products Available at TechSoup: read more.

Choosing Words That Influence And Inspire

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Communication expert Bart Egnal reveals why jargon is so prevalent in the workplace, and why it usually undermines those who use it, in his new book, Leading Through Language. When you speak from a place of conviction, your language becomes personal, authentic, and powerful.

Spachen sie Twitter?

NCE Social Media

Are you speaking in your audience’s languages? What language is your audience using? Tags: Education and Training Tools language rosetta twitter A new report from Semiocast came out stating that half of all messages on Twitter are not in English. This is a drop from 69 percent during the same period in 2009. I believe this proves the increase in global use of social media.

Leading Through Langauge

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Communication expert Bart Egnal reveals why jargon is so prevalent in the workplace, and why it usually undermines those who use it, in his book, Leading Through Language. Step by step, Egnal demonstrates how effective leaders reject fuzzy terminology in favor of the language of leadership.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Superstructure of Language: Lakoff on Common Good and Freedom

Network-Centric Advocacy

True Spin: A National Conference on Media Relations for Progressives » October 13, 2005 Superstructure of Language: Lakoff on Common Good and Freedom George Lakoff has a good riff in the middle of this interview (Windows Media File) on the competitive ideas of "Common Good". NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Buzz Game: Can we Get one of these for Environmental Issues?

Hadley China

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just got some information on this cool program: The Hadley School for the Blind has launched an innovative program of English language learning and empowerment which spans the Pacific Ocean. Chinese are still eager to learn English, because it remains the language of business. Content access on the internet is a constant area of fascination to me. Hadley School , the main distance education school for blind people in the U.S.

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What is Jumo? | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a.

NonProfit Trends

Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 30th, 2010 Jumo means “together in concert” in Yoruba, a West African language. All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking What is Jumo?

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Online Translations At Your Fingertips

Idealware

For years I have relied on machine translations online to help get the gist of sites and conversations in languages I cannot read. It was always a somewhat laborious process of cutting/pasting text, selecting languages, submitting web page urls, etc. By clicking Tools - Translate Document, you can translate your document into one of 41 other languages instantly. Your instant messages are instantly translated to the language specified for your recipients.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » What makes a good blog?

See What's Out There

I love the language.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Lakoff at Google 51:minute introduction to his work.

Network-Centric Advocacy

I have always liked the ways George kicks up conversation and thinking about important language and the way audiences hear and process campaigns. George describes his job "to make the unconscious conscious and give language to it.

Google AdWords for Nonprofits: 10 Tips About Keywords - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

NetCentric Advocacy: Ants: Transactions as the message: How does your advoacy smell to other ants? TED Talks.

Network-Centric Advocacy

video) She asks: How do these chitinous creatures get down to business -- and even multitask when they need to -- with no language, memory or visible leadership? video) She asks: How do these chitinous creatures get down to business -- and even multitask when they need to -- with no language, memory or visible leadership? NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Presenting Multilingual Content | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» Presenting Multilingual Content Posted Thursday, August 7th, 2008 at 10:21 am by Amy Knox (6 posts) It’s no small task to wrangle a website and its resources in one language – let alone multiples. Recently one of our clients asked us to weigh in on the presentation of multi-lingual content on their site – an organization with members around the world that produces publications, trainings and other web-specific content in a number of languages.

gokubi.com

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Apex, what it is and how it improves Salesforce.com Apex, what it is and how it improves Salesforce.com Last Updated on Sunday, 30 September 2007 08:22 Written by Steve Sunday, 30 September 2007 08:22 A little over a year ago, Salesforce.com announced the Apex development language. Apex is a language to write procedural code that runs on the Salesforce servers. Language details The language itself is syntactically appealing to me.

Doing things together…

Rebooting Charity

Dave Gray’s Communication Nation blog is always one that jumps out at me from my rather cluttered web feed. Dave has just created this neat little image following some conversations he had with Stefano Mastrogiacomo , and from this book that Stefano lent him. Perfect for a Friday

NetCentric Advocacy: Traffic Networks

Network-Centric Advocacy

Did a common story and common language emerge? Did a common story and common language emerge? NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « open source intelligence is frequently undervalued and underutilized. Main | Noonhat: Self-Organizing at the edge.

NetCentric Advocacy: Protection and Empowerment: Themes that work

Network-Centric Advocacy

I am not sure if they have the working and exact language nailed yet but I feel like this is as close as they have come. I am not sure if they have the working and exact language nailed yet but I feel like this is as close as they have come. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

The new site leverages their visual programming language and IDE to build robots that run on the Kapow Mashup Server. Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home links for 2006-12-08 links for 2006-12-08 Last Updated on Friday, 8 December 2006 08:24 Written by Steve Friday, 8 December 2006 08:24 openkapow openkapow, a mashup-focused developer community. Together they turn any web page into a structured data source. Built-in support includes (tags: api web2.0

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14 “Tweets” about Twitter | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

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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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

While it uses Salesforce.com-specific language, it’s a great framework for thinking about what you need to make your project successful.

onenws Bookmarks on Delicious

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Join Now! Whats New? Learn more Help Sign In delicious Home Bookmarks Popular Recent Look up a URL People Go to a User Tags Explore ONE/Northwests Bookmarks Bookmarks | Network | Tags | Subscriptions Site: [link] Email: info@onenw.org See more bookmarks in Popular or Recent.

Happy Birthday, Wikipedia! | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Posted Thursday, January 17th, 2008 at 3:00 pm by John Brian (91 posts) This week, Wikipedia commemorates its seventh birthday : Wikipedia was formally launched on January 15, 2001, as a single English-language edition at www.wikipedia.com, and announced by Sanger on the Nupedia mailing list. It grew to approximately 20,000 articles, and 18 language editions, by the end of 2001.

2-1-1 Colorado and Lafayette's Foothills United Way Expand Services for Immigrants & Refugees

VisionLink

2-1-1 Colorado , which provides information and referrals to immigrants and refugees on resources such as citizenship classes, English as a second language programs, legal services and others, are supporting the expansion of the program. Read more about the expansion of this program by clicking the link