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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This week I was honored to teach a Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workshop at the 1440 Multiversity Nonprofit Service Week. This past week they opened up the campus to nonprofits and I was lucky enough to be part of the faculty to teach a workshop. … Read More Mindfulness Tips

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Community-Driven Social Impact: Presentation, Case Studies, and Workshop

Amy Sample Ward

CDSI is not something that you thought up inside your organization, even if you thought it up with your community in mind or at heart. Workshop. presentation socialbysocial 11ntc community driven social impact nonprofit ntc nten social by social technology workshop

Reflections from Arts Leaders Workshop: Resilient Leaders from the Inside/Out

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this month I was in Boston for the annual convention for Americans for the Arts where I facilitated a leadership development pre-conference workshop, “Impact without Burnout: Resilient Arts Leaders from the Inside/Out.”

Reflections on the Social Media Lab Workshop

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the years, I have developed and refined one-day or half-day workshops on social media strategy and tactics for nonprofits. The add-on to my previous workshops were three "experiment in a box" modules which included Listening , Twitter , and Facebook Fan Pages.

Guided Visualizations at a Social Media Strategy Workshop

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When colleague Dan Cohen told me of his recent experience using guided imagery in a social media workshop, I thought it was definitely valuable to share with others. Ellie thought a moment of serenity in the heat of a very intensive training and cohort-building workshop might be a good idea.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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. ACCP: The Conference features General Sessions, Learning Labs, Workshops, and The Masters’ Series.

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Now, I'm no Houdini, but I predict that your New Year's resolutions are noble, high-minded stuff like "find a mentor" or "learn a new skill every month." Las Vegas, Nevada: Office 365 for Nonprofit Workshop — FREE!

Basic Blogging for Women Workshop

Have Fun - Do Good

In early July, I posted about a Basic Blogging for Women Workshop I'd be teaching this fall, but after talking to some prospective students, I decided that it was important to find a space where everyone could be on a computer, so I changed the date and the venue so that we can be in a computer lab.

Check out this blog workshop!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This week several Cambodian bloggers conducted a workshop on Personal Information Technology at International University. As I read about this, a lot of questions came to mind: What was the reaction? I would love to be able to do a workshop like this in Cambodia some day Kalyan Keo was one of the presenters. Khmerak (aka Phnom Penh Geek) who is off to Malaysia , along with Lux Mean - also shared their experience. This is very exciting to read about.

How Much Is Nonprofit Workplace Stress Self-Inflicted?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I facilitated a workshop on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Linking Nonprofit High Performance to Wellbeing in Santa Cruz hosted by the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County. ” Happy Healthy Nonprofit Leadership Mindfulness

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How To Stop Your Nonprofit’s After Hours Email Habit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I recently taught several leadership development workshops at the Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership based on my new book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Mindfulness

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How Nonprofit Professionals Can Manage Workplace Stress Triggers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Happy Healthy Nonprofit Leadership Mindfulness ReflectionFlickr Photo by Brittney Bush.

What Nonprofits Need To Do More in 2015: Embrace Stillness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the years, I’ve been writing and teaching workshops on these topics – how to manage your attention online , how to avoid being content fried , and balancing connectivity with solitude. Leadership Mindfulness Reflection

Happy New Year: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I taught social media integration and “ Train the Trainers ” workshops for trainers who would be delivering the curriculum throughout Tunisia. Workshops, Keynotes, Webinars, and Conference Panels: This year I did over 75 speaking engagements and presentations.

Does This Deserve My Attention?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Two weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be in New Zealand, leading a workshop on social media and I facilitated a module on mindful social media. It is a simple, elegant way to train your attention while working online to keep mindful how you are spending your time. Mindfulnes

Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meet my colleague, Meico Marquette Whitlock, who is the Founder and CEO of Mindful Techie. I had an opportunity to interview Meico about being a Mindful Techie. However, now I’m bringing a new tool to my work in the form of mindfulness. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Mindfulness

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Reboot Yourself: Take A Digital Detox Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the years, I have experienced the ill effects of staring at screen or sitting in a chair and pounding the keyboard for hours and hours. I’ve learned to take screen less breaks to calibrate my mind and body. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Mindfulness

Reflection on Action Learning at CP2 Workshop: Tagging and Delicious

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The exercise went something like this and it struck me that if I ever taught a workshop on how to use tagging that I would definitely do something like this, tailored to the group's interests of course. s H20 playlist allowed me to see the shape of how this process unfolded, thus bringing a whole new idea into my mind. Also, I had in the back of my mind that I might right a reflection in action case study on how adhoc communities may form, work, and dissappear via tagging.

The Information Diet: Not Just A Book, A Movement For Conscious Consumption of Information

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve been curating resources and teaching workshops on the topic of information coping skills for a couple of years. I’ve been curating resources and teaching workshops on the topic of information coping skills for a couple of years. Mindfulness

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Social Capital 2018 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships. ACCP: The Conference features General Sessions, Learning Labs, Workshops, and The Masters’ Series.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

The Madison Nonprofit Day Conference is a one-day conference jammed pack with ~30 workshop sessions, networking, exhibits, lunch, and a variety of activities. ACCP: The Conference features General Sessions, Learning Labs, Workshops, and The Masters’ Series.

Steve Bridger › Flickr for Good

Steve Bridger

Redesigning Charity for the Digital Age Skip to content Home More about Steve Bridger UK Charities Twitter 100 Flickr for Good I led a Flickr for Good workshop in London on Friday. Tagged charities , flickr , workshop. The feedback was great. This was written by Steve Bridger. Posted on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at 1:16 pm. Filed under flickr. Bookmark the permalink. Follow comments here with the RSS feed. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.

Steve Bridger › Flickr for Good

Steve Bridger

Redesigning Charity for the Digital Age Skip to content Home More about Steve Bridger UK Charities Twitter 100 Flickr for Good I led a Flickr for Good workshop in London on Friday. Tagged charities , flickr , workshop. The feedback was great. This was written by Steve Bridger. Posted on Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at 1:16 pm. Filed under flickr. Bookmark the permalink. Follow comments here with the RSS feed. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Oxfam America and HSUS: Not just Talking about Social Media, Using It

See What's Out There

Called “Web 2.0 – New Outreach and Fundraising Techniques,” the topic of this workshop is something every nonprofit marketing manager and online communications professional wants to talk about. Keep these in mind when the powers to be here start pushing SL again. [.]

Highlights from EveryAction's Inaugural User Summit

Everyaction

However, I think the greatest success was just the sense of hopefulness you get in a room where you have like-minded people working towards a cause. I think people really liked the format of the summit, having short workshops and panel sessions but also leaving time for clients to meet one another and meet with the staff. We really want to keep creating a collaborative environment that brings smart, like-minded people in the same room working for good.

How to Make the Most of Your Conference Experiences

NonProfit Hub

That’s certainly not true for everybody, especially natural introverts, but failing to take advantage of the chance to people like-minded professionals is a big conference no-no. Sometimes it’s hyper-specific workshops, or one-on-one time with experts or an off-site mini-conference.

Book Review: Work That Matters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month I was lucky enough to run into Maia Duerr who participated in Wake’s Tech2EmpowerUSA at a workshop I was facilitating on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit. ” Given our mutual interests, we had a lot to share about mindfulness and well being.

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[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

Why we like it: beside the more than 70 Idea Labs, two Keynote speakers, Snap Learning sessions, and Ignite sessions, early risers will also love Sunrise Sessions , which include a "photography safari," early morning yoga, and an experiential dance workshop.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Its 45 workshops, seminars and lectures explore internal and external strategies, systems, methods, best practices and successful examples. Get ready to learn from some of the best analytics minds out there.

How Nonprofits Can Share Risks and Reap Benefits Through Collaboration

Connection Cafe

They also host workshops with community representatives, policymakers, and funding agencies. However, keep in mind that inaction can be just as risky, if not riskier than taking manageable strategic risks.

The Causes and Costs of Lost Productivity in Nonprofit Workplaces and How To Avoid It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As part of the workshops that I deliver based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit , one of my most popular is how to avoid collaborative overload in the nonprofit workplace. Create A Culture of Mindfulness.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When you have worked in a field a long time (for me it has been over 3 decades), you have to keep an open mind about remembering and reflecting on what you have heard before — looking at as if it was new. I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year!

Six Tips for Evaluating Your Nonprofit Training Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our session will share lots of great advice about what to do before , during , and after leading an effective technology training. Using the ADDIE for designing your workshop, you arrive at the “E” or evaluation. What part of the workshop was most useful to your work?

What’s to Come in Digital Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

Unfortunately for those curious minds, no one can say for sure. Here’s a few ways to stay up on industry trends: Attend conferences, workshops and webinars. Many want to know what is going to happen in the future. However, we can still make educated predictions.

Public Ally Humbled by Her Experience in Program

ASU Lodestar Center

At AZCEND, they aim to change lives by nourishing minds and bodies to create a connected, thriving community. Within the Family Resource Center parenting workshops, early literacy programs, Giggles, Squiggles and Squirms (G.S.S,) child watch, and community health are offered.

What Improvisation Can Teach Social Change Leaders

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This reminded me of Margaret Wheatley, who was the keynote speaker at a conference in Alaska where I was doing a workshop a few years ago. Taking his workshop is the best way to learn these skills. This post follows yesterday’s post about networked leadership skills.

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The Value of Taking Mini-Breaks During the Nonprofit Work Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, I was in London teaching social media strategy workshops for London NGOs organized by Social Media Misfits and keynoted Institute of Fundraising’s Future of Fundraising Conference.

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The Happy Healthy Social Change Activist: Passion for a Cause without Burnout

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Each year they bring together diverse, passionate people for a sleep-away camp for adults where they learn together through active, creative workshops and activities. The Happy Healthy Social Change Activist: Passion for a Cause without Burnout Workshop.

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4 Reasons Why Cause Camp Isn’t Your Average Nonprofit Conference

NonProfit Hub

During snack breaks, collaboration workshops, breakout sessions and happy hours, you’ll mingle with like-minded attendees and inevitably make some new friends. After each presentation, you’ll have plenty of time to do your own thing—attend workshops, chat with vendors, relax. Cause Camp 2019 is just one month away! We’re so excited to unite all the best people, resources and ideas the sector has to offer under one roof.

What More Can I Say?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

presents nine core principles of persuasive communication in an easy-to-read and easy-to-digest format that makes for a compelling read for anyone wanting to succeed in changing behavior or changing minds. Dianna Booher ''s new book, What More Can I Say?

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10X: CEO’s Update: Spring 2014

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

That’s what’s been on my mind lately. Moreover, we recently held a two-day workshop in New York City, bringing together a wide range of activists and funders, developing a model we plan to replicate around the world. 10X: ten times the impact.

Call for Presenters: Conference on Volunteering and Service

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Whether you are planning to present at a conference or deliver a one-day workshop, the secret to success is in good design. We’ve pored over the list of workshops at a conference, reading descriptions and speaker bios in an attempt to decide which sessions to attend.

Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I also taught networked leadership workshops as part of a larger team working with different social change networks. In the US, I gave workshops at nonprofit conferences in Iowa, San Antonio, Iowa, Tahoe, Palm Beach, Miami, and San Francisco on networked leadership skills.

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