The Mind Of The Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Leaders must be: Mindful – being present and attentive to their employees’ needs. The Mind Of The Leader takes you on a journey, using real-world inspirational examples of successful companies, that begins with leading yourself and ends with leading your people.

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The Mind Of An Effective Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Leaders must be: Mindful – being present and attentive to their employees’ needs. The Mind Of The Leader takes you on a journey, using real-world inspirational examples of successful companies, that begins with leading yourself and ends with leading your people.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 157: Digging into the Corporate Social Mind

Connection Cafe

Today’s episode features Derrick Feldmann, a speaker, researcher, and author of a new book, The Corporate Social Mind , which introduces a new cultural and strategic approach to social issue engagement by companies. The Corporate Social Mind. Listen in to hear Derrick talk to Rachel Hutchisson about what prompted him to write his latest book, what surprises Derrick discovered in his own research, and what his golden principles are and how they can help the social good community.

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The Mind Of The Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“By understanding how their own mind works and training it for the most essential qualities, leaders can lead themselves effectively first, in order to better lead their people and tap into their human need for meaning, fulfillment and human connectedness,” explain Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter , authors of the book, The Mind Of The Leader. Leaders must be: Mindful – being present and attentive to their employees’ needs.

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Mind-Melding Online

Connection Cafe

That it would be impossible to observe this kind of "mind-meld" between two individuals communicating online. Regardless of what you think, it's worth the challenge to consider how you can better mind meld with your constituents in every communication with them.

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How to Read the Minds of Your Donors

NonProfit Hub

The ability to read minds. What if I told you that you can enter the minds of your donors without even meeting them? But, if you’re willing to put in the work and attempt to enter their minds, it will pay off in ways you wouldn’t believe.

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Skoll World Forum: My Annual Heart-Mind Feast

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Those around-the-clock meetings were the mind food for me: completely inspirational for my work in the coming year. My favorite conference of the year is the Skoll World Forum in Oxford. That’s still the case even after attending the Forum for eleven straight years as of last week! Why, after all these years, do I love going back? First and foremost, it’s the people. This is my posse, the global social entrepreneur community, as well as the people who appreciate and support them.

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Mind Mapping Options for Your Usages

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Mind Mapping is one of the methods used to graphically represent ideas more clearly. What Can We Do Thanks To Mind Mapping? Mind Map can be a great way to isolate information. The Mind Map is also effective in helping with the summary. How Does A Mind Map Work?

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Mind Games: Using Psychology to Increase Email Open Rates

Byte Technology

By leveraging the innate processes of the human mind, it’s possible to greatly increase the odds that a recipient will click on your message and show interest in your group’s potential, whether it’s changing the world or just making a small piece of it a little better. The post Mind Games: Using Psychology to Increase Email Open Rates appeared first on Byte Technology’s Nonprofit Web Design Insights Blog.

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Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

She is also very mindful while reading the news to monitor her reactions and emotions. This recent article from Mindful, “Three Ways to Unhook from the News and Stay Informed” has some really useful information. … Read More Mindfulness TipsThis week I was honored to teach a Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workshop at the 1440 Multiversity Nonprofit Service Week.

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The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map For Simple Minded Bloggers

John Haydon

This should not be a complicated process (hence “simple minds&# ). I use a template with folks I call the “ The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map For Simple Minds &# (pdf). The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map.

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Event Fundraising Contests That Will Blow Your Mind!!

NetWits

Register for our Event Fundraising eNewsletter to receive more practical fundraising tips like these in your inbox. Register Now ! We’ve touched on task-based event fundraising contest here before, but because this way of motivating your supporters is so effective we thought it was time to0 revisit the topic in more details.

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Key Culture Tip: Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike

NonProfit Hub

There’s nothing wrong with having a like-minded staff; keeping your staff on the same page with values and goals is incredibly important. The post Key Culture Tip: Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. I was having lunch with a friend recently, and she commented on the diversity of people who have been on Nonprofit Hub’s staff over the years.

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Why Advocacy Organizations Must Keep Sustainers Top of Mind During EOY Fundraising

Connection Cafe

As we enter the EOY fundraising season, especially for any issue advocacy organization that will see stark changes as the result of the election, one thing that should be top of mind is your sustainer program. The results of the election in the USA will have an impact on your mission, for better or worse. Whether your organization feels like your mission will advance or be under attack in 2017, one important area of focus will be revenue.

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Mind: Blown! Technologies of the Future

SocialFish

I’m presenting Mind: Blown! Mind: Blown!” – Technologies of the Future on Prezi. Technologies of the Future today at the AE Institute conference for Realtor association executives. Here’s the description: Drawing from innovative experiments in such varied industries as science and engineering, advertising and marketing, and architecture, as well as the green movement and social collaboration.

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Mindful or Mind Full Social Media?

Beth Kanter

My talk is a call to action to nonprofits to be more intentional and mindful in how they curate and consume content from social networks. I’ll be talking about the art and practice of good curation and also share some techniques for staying focused while doing working on social media for practitioners. Mindfulness

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A Mind on Design: Things to Avoid When Building a WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

Indeed, there’s so much out there to read that our minds become blurred, and therefore writers should constantly check themselves to make sure all their content is original and all theirs. The post A Mind on Design: Things to Avoid When Building a WordPress Blog appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog. There are so many active blogs operating in our virtual world today that it would take countless lifetimes to read them all.

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On having an entrepreneurial state of mind.

SocialFish

Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions – Guy Kawasaki.

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VR Films Work Great for Charity. What About Changing Minds? | WIRED

AFP Blog

What About Changing Minds? VR Films Work Great for Charity. WIRED : "NEW INVENTIONS, WHETHER they’re gadgets or startups or biotech advancements, always come with some promise to “change the world.” Some do. Most don’t. A rare few find revolutionary uses that go far beyond what their creators initially envisioned. Congrats, Google. Sorry, Google Glass.)

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Social Capital 2019 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships. It's finally here!

Inside the Minds of Twitter Users

AFP Blog

Inside the Minds of Twitter Users: "We know plenty about Twitter’s crazy growth rates and mushrooming membership. We know about brands on Twitter (Twitter reviews), celebrities on Twitter, politicians on Twitter. We know Twitter apps, hashtags, trends, tools, tips and tricks. But we understand less about the motivations of users: Why do people use Twitter? How do its users feel about common

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Mindfulness, Unplugging and Social Media Envy

Have Fun - Do Good

Synchronistically, later in the week I listened to a free call with Jennifer Louden , Bridget Piloud, Marianne Elliott , Tara Gentile, and Tara Sophia Mohr , about Self-Care, Mindfulness and Social Media. My number one mindfulness tip is to be aware of social media envy.

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

They’ll hear from you more regularly and your frequent communication will keep you top-of-mind. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself.

13NTC Sketchnotes: Mindful or Mind-full

NTEN

Sketchnotes: Mindful or mind-full Since a big part of this session was on visual note-taking as a way of focusing attention, here are my notes (1.5 MB) – minus content from yours truly (since I was up delivering it at the time, and "Wait a sec while I sketch what I just said" can get awfully tedious for people). 13ntc Change Management Community nptech Organizational Culture session notes Strategy

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Five Mind Shifts That Boost Social Sharing

John Haydon

Here are five mind-shifts to keep in mind: 1. Keep in mind that bloggers are in it for the long haul like you are. Technology has blessed your community with more sharing power than ever before. The ability to retweet, like, and pin with increased ease is what helped launch the slactivist movement. But even though sharing has gotten easier, getting people to share still feels like pulling teeth. So how do you get people to share your content?

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Social Networking for the Socially Minded - washingtonpost.com

AFP Blog

Social Networking for the Socially Minded - washingtonpost.com: "Social Networking for the Socially MindedDistrict Firm Razoo Joins Other Web Site Builders Trying to Reinvent How People Give Money to CharityBy Zachary A. GoldfarbWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, December 17, 2007; Page D01The office of Razoo on Connecticut Avenue blends two distinct cultures common in Washington.It has the

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#13NTC Session: Mindful or Mindfull Social Media?

Beth Kanter

This blog post serves as a resource page for a session on mindfulness with Rob Cottingham and Jana Byington-Smith. This session teaches you some techniques including the use of visualization, graphic facilitation, mind-mapping, attention training, and technology tips and tools that you can immediately put into practice to help you and your staff work more efficiently and effectively, enabling you to achieve more in less time and ultimately increase the return of your efforts.

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How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

Mobile Commons

Mobile technology has lent a big hand in changing the healthcare industry’s landscape. SMS chat, specifically, allows more and more individuals to making informed and proactive decisions about their health with instantaneous, private, and direct communication. How Does it Work? SMS chat allows you to speak instantaneously with a healthcare professional through texting in the same way you would with a friend or family member.

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The Benefits of Using Data to Bring Mindfulness to Your Work

Beth Kanter

Never in a million years did I ever think I would use data and mindfulness in the same sentence. For the past two months, I’ve been wearing a rock in a bra, a device called Spire. Even more useful are the “boosts” or the short guided meditations that accompany the device, although you need to device to use them. I’ve been using meditation apps to help incorporate mindfulness into my work day so that I can be more productive. Mindfulness

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A Simple Way for Nonprofit Leaders To Incorporate Mindfulness Into Their Daily Work

Beth Kanter

We started with mindfulness from Chris Block, improvisation from David Havens , and Heather and I co-facilitated a session on networks. Expect a few blog posts from me on these topics, but in this post I’d like to reflect on what I learned about mindfulness lead by Chris Block , CEO of American Leadership Forum in Silicon. He started the session on mindfulness sharing a story about an encounter with a taxi driver in Nashville who answered the “how are you are today?”

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Heart of Florida United Way Uses Office 365 to Gain Some Peace of Mind

TechImpact

The organization served over 347,500 Floridians last year in a wide range of philanthropic efforts, and that work is only … Continued The post Heart of Florida United Way Uses Office 365 to Gain Some Peace of Mind appeared first on Tech Impact. Disaster recovery is a critical part of computing for many nonprofits, but for the Heart of Florida United Way, based in Orlando, the threat of hurricanes and other heavy storms made it even more important.

UX Mind Games @ ASAE tech conference

Beaconfire Wire

From the article: Put yourself in your users’ shoes when designing your organization’s online calling card, said Jared Schwartz, vice president of strategy and innovation at Beaconfire RedEngine, during the session “UX Mind Games.”. We’re very proud that our very own Jared Schwartz made a huge splash at the ASAE Tech conference this week. Associations Now highlighted the power of empathy from his UX Mindgames session as one of the top three ideas to come out of the event.

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Engaging environmentally minded volunteers with a new app

Beaconfire Wire

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Clean Swell , a new Ocean Conservancy mobile app that helps volunteers record, categorize and track trash they pick up along beaches and waterways. This app increases volunteer engagement, streamlines data collection, and extends data gathering year-round. Most importantly, Clean Swell empowers everyone to do their part in keeping our seas trash free. Improving volunteer engagement by going mobile.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

EveryAction

For example, if you notice he’s an enthusiastic door-knocker on canvassing days but doesn’t even open your phone banking sign up emails, keep those habits in mind for future volunteer asks.

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Tips for Sharing Mind-Blowing Blog Posts

Frogloop

After months of wandering you’ve made it to the (nonprofit blogging) promised land! You convinced the bigwigs to let you start a blog for your organization, you recruited peers to join you as staff bloggers, you’ve set clear guidelines , and shared some creative blog post ideas for your staff to draw from. You’ve thought about how else you can help your blogging staff to succeed, been their biggest cheerleader, and held your breath. Finally something amazing happens.

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2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

EveryAction

Most of the fundraising messaging remained the same, but taking advantage of another date when supporters are likely to be using their computers meant that Heifer's communications got to donors' inboxes ahead of the Giving Tuesday rush, leaving a clear impression in many supporters' minds. With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals.

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How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

Mobile Commons

The post How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind appeared first on Mobile Commons. Mobile technology has lent a big hand in changing the healthcare industry’s landscape. SMS chat, specifically, allows more and more individuals to making informed and proactive decisions about their health with instantaneous, private, and direct communication. How Does it Work?

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15 Clay Shirky Quotes That Blew My Mind at NTC

NetWits

I had been looking forward to Clay Shirky 's plenary at the 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference for a while, and he did not let me down. Keeping in theme with his almost dead-on resemblance to Tom Hanks, his words/message/thoughts resonated around the room like Forest Gump on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. Had the WiFi in the room not gone down, I am almost certain Twitter would have collapsed under the weight of our collective epiphanies

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Inside the Mind of a Top Donor

Robert Weiner

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently conducted an online discussion with Lorry I. Lokey, who has appeared on The Chronicle’s list of America’s top donors every year since 2000. Mr. Lokey responded to questions such as. What is the biggest mistake development officers make when first meeting a new prospect? How could a small institution with big aspirations engage donors with significant financial capability? What do you see as the ED’s role in working with major donors?

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Wisdom 2.0: Staying Mindful Amidst Technology Overload

Tech Soup Blog

Conference brought together people from a variety of different disciplines to explore the concept of how we can live mindfully amidst fast-paced streams of information and technologies that are becoming the daily reality for many people. The first of its kind Wisdom 2.0

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Book Review: Mindful Social Marketing by @jfouts

Beth Kanter

The holiday break is a great time to read books, both for work and just plan fun. Earlier this week, I read the recently published “ Mindful Social Marketing ” by colleague Janet Fouts. What I love most about this book is the “mindful moment” at the end of each chapter that offers up a zen-like statement about how to approach this particular aspect of social marketing.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote

EveryAction

We're keeping that in mind for what’s possible in the future and the change that we can potentially see if we show up in 2020. Rock the Vote has been mobilizing the youth vote for almost 30 years. From GOTV to grassroots organizing, their efforts have helped create unprecedented levels of engagement from young people. We called up Jen Tolentino, Director of Policy & Civic Tech at Rock the Vote to talk about their mobilization strategy and the role of technology in organizing.

Tips on Great Web-Site Design With Donors in Mind - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Tips on Great Web-Site Design With Donors in Mind - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : The problems with most nonprofit Web sites today are too much text and not enough great visuals, said Ann-Laura Parks at last week’s AFP TechKnow conference in Orlando, Fla.,

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