Digital Life Hacks: Savvy Social Media

Connection Cafe

Did you know there are now over 2.3 billion active social media users? As usage numbers continue to grow across all age groups, it is safe to say that social media has become an essential element of digital marketing.

Cultivating Good in Your Life

Connection Cafe

So, I hope you’ll take a few minutes to watch the whole talk here, and use one or more of the three habits I explain to increase the levels of positivity in your own life. Cultivate good in your life.

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Volunteering as part of everyday life.


How can we, as coordinators, commit ourselves to making volunteering a part of everyday life for our communities? What systems do you have in place for getting to know your volunteers? How do you tailor volunteer opportunities to match the professional background of your volunteers?

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The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

An easier place to start to “Kondo” your professional life is your online professional network.

7 Steps for Finding Work/Life Balance While You’re Trying to Save the World


You’re deeply committed to your organization and doing whatever it takes to make life just a little bit easier for your members and the community you serve. And, yes, it’s possible to be committed to your work AND have a fulfilling personal life too. My personal life was non-existent.

Life after Common Ground: Part 1 – Nonprofit Starter Pack

Judi Sohn

Tagged: Common Ground , Life after Common Ground , Nonprofits , Salesforce. Uncategorized Common Ground Life after Common Ground Nonprofits SalesforceMost of my time over the past few months at KELL Partners has been spent getting to know all the wonderful tools and technologies in the Salesforce world that have come along while I was too busy focusing on Common Ground. I’ve spoken to so many organizations who are now in the process of deciding their next steps.

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Uprooting your life and finding your new roots through service


Moving to a completely new place and navigating through unfamiliar experiences can be tough, but finding volunteer opportunities to get involved in and making an impact in your new community doesn''t have to be

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How can Nonprofit Professionals Create Space for Life and Work? Use the SpaceDeck

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In our book, we examine the causes and symptoms of burnout, existing self-care habits and whether they are healthy or not, stress triggers, and provide a buffet of possible self-care practices individuals might incorporate into a self-care plan that creates work life balance.

Can Social Media Give the Gift of Life?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Perfect strangers are connecting through social media to give and receive life every day. Note from Beth: Two years ago on this blog, Porter Gale published a guest post asking “ Can Social Media Save Lives?

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Work-Life Balance Tool: Intentional Airplane Mode


As I turned my phone back on after a recent trip, I asked myself, what would life be like with my phone in airplane mode? cell phone Strategy work-life balance Sharon Price. Senior Fellowship Manager. Rockwood Leadership Institute.

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Performing Arts Fundraising: How to Target Life-Long Supporters

Connection Cafe

And they are willing to do this with the hope that these new ticket buyers will become life-long supporters. Almost every arts organization would say that audience development is vital to their long term viability.

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Life after Common Ground: Part 4 – Soapbox Engage

Judi Sohn

This post is part 4 in a series of articles pointing out what’s cool about some of my favorite Salesforce apps for nonprofits.

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How data visualization brings numbers to life


Plotting life expectancy against income for every country since 1810, Hans shows how the world we live in is radically different from the world most of us imagine.&#.

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Improving Student Life with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

Student life offices at colleges have a difficult time getting through to students. Text messaging is a great way for student life offices to promote events to the student body. So how can student life organizations capitalize upon a student’s relationship to their phone?

4 Tips for Creating Harmony Between Work and Personal Life

NonProfit Hub

Here are a few ways you can create and maintain a healthy ratio of work and personal life. Not only has multitasking been proven to be ineffective, but if you’re trying to both excel at work and have a personal life at the same time, you’re not giving each side due attention. A beneficial work-life balance can only be achieved if you care for yourself first. These three things are a part of both work and personal aspects of your life.

Mission in Action, in Life and in Work| The Storytelling Power of A Camera Lens

Connection Cafe

I love when my life and my work collide. As a corporate social responsibility professional working in philanthropy and volunteerism every day, nonprofits, their leaders and the work they do are a huge part of my life.

Forget Coffee Spoons: I Can Now Measure Out My Life With Facebook Status Updates

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Alfred Prufrock : “I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.” For I have known them all already, known them all: Have known the evenings, mornings, afternoons, I have measured out my life with coffee spoons; New Feature: The Timeline.

My Life Below the Fold


Sometimes I get so excited about new technology trends on the web, whether through new ways of interacting with a site or a new visual style, that when a question is asked that seems to belong in another age of design I get totally thrown off guard for a moment.

Three Keys To Energizing Your Work And Life

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The actions you take throughout every single day accumulate to shape your years, decades and overall life," adds Rath. Are You Fully Charged Leadership Leadership Books Tom Roth Work Life BalanceToday, Tom Rath , author of the incredibly popular, Strengthsfinder 2.0

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Life after Common Ground: Part 6 – Apsona

Judi Sohn

This post is part 6 in a series of articles pointing out what’s cool about some of my favorite Salesforce apps for nonprofits. Previously, I highlighted favorite features in Nonprofit Starter Pack , Click & Pledge , Causeview , Soapbox Engage and Conga Composer.

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Why you should banish excel from your life.(and other security tips)


Excel is a symptom of a much larger problem at our non-profits: our general disregard for cyber security. Basically, this means we are violating our sacred trust with volunteers, donors, and our community that says we will protect the information they give us. Don''t want to become another story of an organization that has had information stolen from it? Then you need to read on

Life Lessons Applied to Website Redesigns


As with life, when we start out our efforts with ill-defined goals and lack of clarity the end result is putting up with a lot of “good enough” – which just means we just sell ourselves (and our work) short.

Google+, QR Codes and Second Life?


Memories came flooding back from January 2007 RootsCamp where a cadre of attendees were chanting “Second Life!” ” and holding up their open hands to replicate the Second Life logo.

IFTTT (If This Then That) where have you been my entire connected life?

Judi Sohn

I used to try everything just for the sake of checking it out. Now, with soooo many tools, apps and startups out there I’m more cautious. I’m tired of apps and technologies that sure, solve a problem, but in order to do it you have to completely change the way you think or work.

Text Messaging: Life in the Fast Lane

Mobile Commons

Shailesh Nayak, Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, notes that improvements in cyclone warning systems have already resulted “in significant reduction in loss of life and property.” The post Text Messaging: Life in the Fast Lane appeared first on Mobile Commons

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9 Secretly Awesome Websites to Boost Productivity and Nonprofit Work Life

NonProfit Hub

The post 9 Secretly Awesome Websites to Boost Productivity and Nonprofit Work Life appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Studies show it takes an average of 11 minutes to get back on track after being distracted by the ding of an incoming email or text message. That accumulates on average to 2.1

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The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Fundraising Results You Really Want, Building Emerging Leaders, and Life After Websites.

Connection Cafe

As Mitch Joel says in his post Life After Websites , ‘Facebook doesnt want to be one website or singular destination. You may have noticed, but npENGAGE got a makeover. Big time.

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When work is a matter of life or death.


is it a matter of life and death? This is a guest post from Steven Worth of Plexus Consulting. You may have heard of Steven’s great book The Power of Partnership , about association alliance-building, and also his latest book The Association Guide to Going Global.

The New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network Is Using Text Messages to Connect Vulnerable Populations with a Life-Saving Drug

Mobile Commons

Problem: How do you provide a vulnerable population with access to a life-saving drug? The post The New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network Is Using Text Messages to Connect Vulnerable Populations with a Life-Saving Drug appeared first on Mobile Commons.

35 Leadership, Movitational And Life Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Life after Common Ground: Not-so-final thoughts

Judi Sohn

6 weeks ago, I began a series of blog posts highlighting different Salesforce apps I’ve been working with at KELL Partners since leaving Blackbaud/Common Ground behind six months ago. Here’s a summary of those posts and the features I highlighted, in case you missed any: Part 1: Nonprofit Starter Pack – Opportunity payments. Part 2: Click & Pledge – Contact matching. Part 3: Causeview – Campaign hierarchy. Part 4: Soapbox Engage – Easy form creation.

Engaging Young Donors

Connection Cafe

This combination of data will allow you to build cohorts of constituents and test various strategies to convert them to the next life stage. Data Mining & Modeling Analytics Life Stage

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Shine Can Help You Change Your Life Over Text Message Through On-Demand Life Coaching

Mobile Commons

The startup has launched a new on-demand life coaching service , offering subscribers individualized, full-time access to a certified coach who can help them map out a personal plan to success. Shine is helping people become their best possible selves – all over text message.

Read with Me: The Ocean of Life

Have Fun - Do Good

Their Online Ocean Activists Goodreads Group (that I'm facilitating) is reading its first book, The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea by Callum Roberts We'll have a tweetchat about it on February 21st at 11 AM PT using the hashtag #oceanoflife.

Walking the Tight Rope: Finding Work-Life Balance in the Nonprofit Sector

ASU Lodestar Center

There are people who think of work-life balance in a Utopian way — where work and life responsibilities are lines in the Zen garden of life. I asked nonprofit professionals about their views on work-life balance and how it effects their day-to-day lives. posted by.

Choose To Live A Life That Matters

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Living a life that matters doesn''t happen by accident. Choose to live a life that matters. I recommend that all leaders every so often read the What Will Matter poem by Michael Josephson. Open Source Judaism in a Modern Design

See What's Out There

web jewish life mechon hadar responsive design web design website The Jewish learning institution Mechon Hadar came to See3 with a challenge.

What Is Your Life Word?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Have you also read the book, Life Word , and selected your one Life Word? The one word that as the book authors say will significantly impact your life and legacy. Your Life Word becomes the driving force to align your efforts and eliminate distractions.

The Social Side of the Internet | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

The Social Side of the Internet | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project: "The internet is now deeply embedded in group and organizational life in America. A new national survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has found that 75% of all American adults are active in some kind of voluntary group or organization and internet users are more likely than

5 Video Editing Shortcuts I Wish I Could Use in Real Life

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The post 5 Video Editing Shortcuts I Wish I Could Use in Real Life appeared first on See3 Advice for Do-Gooders. As an editor, I’m all about shortcuts. I use them so much I forget it’s not possible to use them in the real world. Video buzzfeed editing shortcuts