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What Does Resiliency Really Mean for Nonprofit Leaders and Their Organizations?

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These three characteristics hold true for resilient organizations as well.…Resilient Flickr Photo by J Ronald Lee. Others do not.”. Bechtel, Jr.

Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

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Those decisions are implemented across the organization’s web properties and social channels. My answer: Yes! How do you manage it all?

Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

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Self-care in a nonprofit organization is the responsibility of both the individual staff person and the organization.

How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership

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There are significant benefits to both the organization and the leaders themselves by building a thought leadership profile on social. Benefits.

Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

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We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: bit.ly/YQe91n YQe91n #npsmpeer.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

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They will be placed with organizations working on policies in these areas, many part of large international networks, nonprofits, and government.

The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations

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” The Top 5 Lean Startup Resources for Social Good Organizations – Guest Post by By:Leah Neaderthal, Co-Founder, Lean Impact.

The Talent Development Pipeline: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations

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Talent Development is all about guiding those rock star staff members who are able to contribute to the organization’s impact and success.

One Simple Tip To Shift Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture from Outrage to Well Being

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His organization combines healthy eating with communal meals. “As It is pretty simple. They have a communal meal together.

Redesign Your Nonprofit Organization for Success in Age of Connectivity

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The model indicates areas where organizations should focus time and learning to move to the next stage. What level is your organization?

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6 Insights The Sharing Economy Tells Us About The Future Of Fundraising

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Moving forward, ask your donors to rate your organization on social media or provide a donor testimonial. 1: Relationships Matter.

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Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

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Infusing Social Into Social Justice Organizations – Guest Post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation.

Implementing Lean Startup in Mission-Driven Organizations

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Video streaming by Ustream. The Lean Start Up approach has appealed to me from the first time I heard about it.

Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits

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Robin shared some of her thoughts in the comments of a recent blog post, and I invited to share her community organizing rules for Twitter.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

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More and more we are beginning to recognize the risk of communications overload, and organizations are trying to simplify the workflows for teams.

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New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

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New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs. By Lindsay Austin Louie. So, what answers did foundation CEOs give?

The Key to Great Year-End Fundraising? Your Brand.

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You do that by making them the star of a consistent, compelling story about your organization. Flickr photo by Mallix. Your brand. Fundraising

Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

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At Issue One, the organization promotes wellness and physical health with the following policies: Healthy snacks for the staff kitchen.

National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations

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National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering for Arts Organizations , Guest Post by Mary Trudel and Rory MacPherson.

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

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How does your nonprofit organization and its leaders encourage staff to take mini-breaks during the day? The break helps boost productivity.

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Seven Ways Your Organization can Put Privacy Into Practice – and Why

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Seven Ways Your Organization can Put Privacy Into Practice – and Why Guest Post by Taryn Degnan. Does your organization have a mobile app?

Pokemon Go and Nonprofits

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Pokemon Go , the latest installment in the best-selling Pokémon video game series, launched as a smartphone app using augmented reality.

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Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

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Why do some organizations struggle to manage their data? What I found was that these organizations all had made data a priority. Spark.

Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

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Organizations need to think about what motivates supporters to do something that moves the needle on their outcomes. Flickr Photo by Lululemon.

How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Intsagram

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Authority: It reinforces that they are an expert in their field or subject matter related to their organization’s mission or fundraising campaigns.

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online

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Yet one of the challenges facing organizations today is not just numbers. Photo by CogdogBlog. Did you miss it? Attentive.ly Here’s how: 1.

Designing Professional Development for the Distracted Learner

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Instructional design is knowing how to organize your content and shape exercises based on brain and learning research. Artist Tiles. Thank you.

The One Simple Thing That Nonprofit Leaders Do To Keep Inspired and Avoid Burnout

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Mike Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director. In addition, facilitated a peer learning exchange called “Solution Salon.”

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

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Whether the debate surrounds a keyword, organization or issue, understanding the dialogue can help you engage the people driving the conversation.

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Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

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Phase 2: What is the worst headline you could see about your organization in the front page of the NY Times? She know first hand). Books

Why I Love @Canva for Nonprofits and Why You Should Too

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I am in Cambodia as part of Tech2Empower , an initiative of Wake. I am serving as the Master Trainer and facilitator for the event. Cambodia Visual

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How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should

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Despite What Many of Us Think, the Web is Not Self Organizing. to the hard-earned lessons of nonprofits and foundations.

Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change

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Research has shown that the scarcity mindset actually makes organizations dummer because it diminishes effective decision-making. The U.S.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

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50 Nonprofit Organizations on Instagram That You Should Follow Right Now (2015) by Kerri Karvestsi. Instagram Overview. Instagram Cheat Sheet.

5 Self-Care Hacks that Nonprofit Professionals Can Use in a Crisis

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Flickr Photo by Evil Erin. There are two ways to approach self-care: Preventative and Episodic. 5 Self-Care Hacks to Use in a Crisis. 1: Breathe.

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How To Squeeze Social Media Into Your Day When It Isn’t A Full-Time Job

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Photo by BirgerKing. This post provides some tips and techniques for tech wellness. Why Working Online Can Be Distracting. Take a guess. Be honest.

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A Few Really Useful and FREE Social Media Tips Sheets and Resources

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The Top Nonprofit Posting Guide: Back in 2012, I discovered Craig Van Korlaar’s Top Nonprofits Social Media Guide. You can sign up here.

Facebook Launches Donate Now Button for Nonprofits: Field of Dreams?

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For partner organizations, the button allows users to donate directly through Facebook by providing payment processing inside of Facebook.

Fundraising Should Not Be a One-Night Stand

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Your donor is partnering with you and the organization to take your mission, setting sights on a bigger vision. Because it’s pretty accurate.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

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I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake. A Good Training Starts with A Good Opening. A Few Examples of Good Openers.