Predictive Modeling for Future Peer to Peer Fundraising Events

Connection Cafe

Predictive Modeling uses “big data” to help predict the future. This predictive model can help you with understanding the real-time health of your event to ensure that you will hit your goals by event day. Predictive Modeling for Fundraising Events.

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Mentoring Staff New to Nonprofit Work

ASU Lodestar Center

But, when considering helping young graduates transition to a career in nonprofit or even helping a mid-career professional make the leap from a for-profit vocation to one in the nonprofit sector, there are a few basics to keep in mind when mentoring a new nonprofit worker.

Resolve To Find A Mentor In 2011

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).

3 Coaching And Mentoring Tips

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). Mentoring is all about sharing experiences.

Analytics: Taking the First Step

Connection Cafe

Mentors can be a great source of information. It is quite easy to find industry professionals who may be willing to serve as a mentor and provide guidance. Analytics Data Mining & Modeling Identifying Prospects

Guest Post: A Shared Ethics for Museum Internships

Museum 2.0

I loved my job, and I think many of the interns had amazing experiences at the museum because we tried to take care of them, introduce them to arts networks through a rich weekly seminar program, and encouraged supervisors to be the best mentors they could. Is your museum running on interns?

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The Five Points Of Professionalism

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).

How Are You Doing With Your Leadership New Year's Resolutions?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Now that we are about half way through 2019, how are you doing with sticking with your New Year's resolutions? If you selected some from this list below, great. And, if you need a few more to tackle during the rest of this year, find some that you know achieving will make you a better leader.

Robin Seaman, Agent of Inclusion

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The sister, the aunt, the friend, the mentor. Our crowd sourced model couldn't scale to meet this need. How the Bookshare she helped build became the model for the global Treaty of Marrakesh ratified by fifty countries, including the United States in the last few months. On February 16th in Los Altos, California, I shared these thoughts on Robin Seaman’s impact on the world with her family and friends at her Celebration of Life.

Learning To Lead

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Question : Why is mentorship important and how do you find a mentor? Williams : I write in my book – Chapter 3 – about official and unofficial mentors. Mentorship creates new models of achievement. You will learn about your mentor’s reality, not necessarily yours.

Be A Developing Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Developing leaders: Create the next generation of leaders Are great listeners Grow talent by challenging others to take on more than what they think they can do Are open, honest and direct Model the behavior they want to mentor for others If you haven't read Judith E.

How To Be A Developing Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Developing leaders: Create the next generation of leaders Are great listeners Grow talent by challenging others to take on more than what they think they can do Are open, honest and direct Model the behavior they want to mentor for others If you haven't read Judith E.

70 Ways To Be A Better Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be a good role model 46. Encourage personal growth and promote training, mentoring and external education 56. Support mentoring - both informal and formal mentoring 62. Back by popular demand.

Contemplating Boulder and Social Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Colorado University doctoral student Kyle Thompson concluded with a presentation on the Business Model Canvas , a more agile way to plan for a new enterprise than a traditional business plan. We mainly commiserated about the challenges of the app business model! Social enterprise.

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How Can Nonprofits Build High-Performing Teams?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Shannon Harrell Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Unlike for-profits, nonprofits must do more with less.

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How To Be A Developing Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Developing leaders: Create the next generation of leaders Are great listeners Grow talent by challenging others to take on more than what they think they can do Are open, honest and direct Model the behavior they want to mentor for others If you haven't read Judith E.

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

A competency-based model involves creating learning journeys around high-need roles within an industry. In this model, learners needing a skill or competency are connected with those members who already have that competency. “Oh to be young and underemployed,” said no one ever.

Why Cultivating Sustained Giving Makes Our Nonprofits Better

Connection Cafe

Many smart businesses have taken the time to examine their business models and take counter-intuitive paths to grow their profits and impact. If most people bought the razor, enjoyed it, but never purchased a refill, the business model wouldn’t work like it does. Choose Model #2.

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Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

A competency-based model involves creating learning journeys around high-need roles within an industry. In this model, learners needing a skill or competency are connected with those members who already have that competency. Post by Jack McGrath, President of Digitec Interactive.

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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.

70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders For 2019

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With less than two weeks before 2019, it's time to identify your New Year's Resolutions for next year. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year's resolutions for leaders?

What Church Planters Taught Me about Welcoming New People into Community Organizations

Museum 2.0

It's an abundance model, premised on the idea that more churches means more Christians and a better world for everyone. So big churches like Redeemer spend time mentoring and funding church plants.

70 Ways To Be A Better Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be a good role model 46. Encourage personal growth and promote training, mentoring and external education 56. Support mentoring - both informal and formal mentoring 62. Back by popular demand.

70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders For 2015

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With only one month left of 2014, it''s not too early to start identifying your New Year''s Resolutions for 2015. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year''s resolutions for leaders?

Why Good Habit Formation Is Important for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This pilot project will test a leadership development training model for emerging leaders in environmental organizations that uses a combination of peer learning, coaching, and mentoring. Flickr Photo by Celestine Chua.

How Are You Doing With Your 2018 New Year's Resolutions?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With just a few days left in the first half of this year, it's time to check in to see how we're doing with our New Year's Resolutions for 2018. Congratulations on everything you've accomplished so far.

The Facts Behind Youth Volunteers, And How To Get More

TechImpact

Provide mentors. Try using a younger adult who will be a more natural role model. Volunteers help nonprofits accomplish their mission. Plain and simple. In most cases, without the hard work and dedication of volunteers, our nonprofits would not be able to function.

Book Review Of Full Engagement By Brian Tracy

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Best-selling author Brian Tracy's book, Full Engagement , provides practical advice for how to inspire your employees to perform at their absolute best. He explains that above nearly every measure, employees' most powerful single motivator is the " desire to be happy ".

Book Review: Engine of Impact – Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I wasn’t surprised to receive a copy from Mario Morino, the visionary behind the Leap Ambassadors Community and author of an influential book on the topic, Leap of Reason with a note mentioning that one of the authors, Meehan, is a long-time esteemed colleague and mentor.

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70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With only a couple weeks left of 2013, it''s time to select your New Year''s Resolutions for 2014. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year''s resolutions for leaders ?

New Year's Resolutions For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With only one one day left of 2017, it's time to identify your New Year's Resolutions for 2018. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year's resolutions for leaders?

70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With only about a week left of 2014, it''s time to select your New Year''s Resolutions for 2015. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year''s resolutions for leaders ?

Geek Heresy

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

A mentor is going to have a more powerful impact over somebody than YouTube videos. He seems to define social entrepreneurs as rapacious for-profit businesspeople who are modeling “themselves on the Steve Jobses and Mark Zuckerbergs of the world.” I just finished reading Kentaro Toyama’s new book, Geek Heresy, tackling the cult of technology as a cure-all for society’s ills.

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Crowd Empowered Microfinance

SocialFish

As both industries are inherently synergistic, I believe crowdfunding can channel its innovative funding mechanisms into the model of microfinance, ultimately benefitting the worlds poor in a more efficient and accessible manner.

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70 Tips For How To Be A Better Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be a good role model 46. Encourage personal growth and promote training, mentoring and external education 56. Support mentoring - both informal and formal mentoring 62.

70 Ways To Be A Better Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be a good role model 46. Encourage personal growth and promote training, mentoring and external education 56. Support mentoring - both informal and formal mentoring 62.

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.

Receiving the 2011 CASE Award for Enterprising Social Innovation

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

True to this commitment, I draw tremendous satisfaction from mentoring new social entrepreneurs, finding resources for them, and helping them avoid the pitfalls that I had experienced.

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Which Of These 2015 New Year's Resolutions Have You Achieved So Far?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be a good role model 46. Encourage personal growth and promote training, mentoring and external education 56. Support mentoring - both informal and formal mentoring 62.

11 Nonprofit Thought Leaders You Should Be Following

NonProfit Hub

Kishshana left behind her life in the corporate world to “ help professionals grow and help entrepreneurs put a little ‘do good’ in their business model.” She specializes in board development and strategic planning along with individual coaching and mentoring. “ Looking for some inspiration? Check out these social media accounts and websites from the best thought leaders the nonprofit sector has to offer.

How To Be A Better Leader: 70 Tips

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be a good role model 46. Encourage personal growth and promote training, mentoring and external education 56. Support mentoring - both informal and formal mentoring 62. Back by popular demand.

70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With only one month left of 2015, it's not too early to start identifying your New Year's Resolutions for 2016. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year's resolutions for leaders?

Do Capacity Building Programs Help Nonprofits Achieve Better Results?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our role was to coach, support, mentor where necessary – but never to lead. Note from Beth: My long-time colleague, Teresa Crawford, Executive Director, Social Sector Accelerator, shares some thoughts about nonprofit capacity building programs based on extensive research.