How to Own Your Executive Director Role

NonProfit Hub

Onboarding processes are helpful, but they can’t make you completely accustomed to your role. Owning your role take time and a whole lot of practice; it can several months to truly get in the swing of things. If you’re the executive director your role becomes harder still: you need to be a good manager while maintaining an appropriate and consistent face for your organization. Don’t be afraid to embrace those roles.

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Using Salesforce Process Builder & Flow with Opportunity Contact Roles

Judi Sohn

This came out of a discussion (and Idea Exchange idea) on the Success Community around Process Builder’s inability to work with the Opportunity Contact Role object. Automatically create an Opportunity Contact Role record based on a lookup field on the Opportunity.

Philanthropy and Sustainable Development: Our Role as Interlocutors for Good

Connection Cafe

Business and philanthropy have roles to play above and beyond just acting as funders, but also in advancing partnerships and the marketplace of ideas to turn programs into policy.

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Corporations and Their Evolving Roles in the Social Economy

Connection Cafe

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs and their role in organizational strategy across departments has grown in recent years. Looking forward, corporate social responsibility and corporations’ roles in the social economy will only continue to evolve.

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Three Roles of the Nonprofit CFO that Lead to Mission Success

Connection Cafe

Over the years, my experience in a variety of financial leadership roles has led me to the following hypothesis: nonprofit finance is critical to mission success. Given the integral connection between financial and organizational success, I wanted to dig deeper into the nonprofit CFO role.

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The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm

SocialFish

————– I am very pleased to announce the publication of the white paper I co-authored with Elizabeth Weaver Engel, MA, CAE, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.” No Feeds Found.

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The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team''s needs. Edward M.

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Roles & Policies For Your Social Media Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Social Media For Leaders Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Media Roles Social Media PoliciesIncreasingly, more companies are forming teams of employees to oversee their social media responsibilities.

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The Seven Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team's needs. Edward M.

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The Role of Controversy in 2012’s Top Five Nonprofit YouTube Videos - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

The Role of Controversy in 2012’s Top Five Nonprofit YouTube Videos - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : The Role of Controversy in 2012’s Top Five Nonprofit YouTube Videos

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The Funders Role in Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was honored to participate in a session called "The Funder's Role in Networks" designed by Diana Scearce, Monitor Institute, who spends a lot of time thinking about networks. Some of the topics included: What is a grantmaker's role in networks it supports?

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Give your website an organic role in growing your nonprofit ? Philanthropy North Carolina

AFP Blog

Give your website an organic role in growing your nonprofit  Philanthropy North Carolina : Your nonprofit’s website should embrace visitors and engage them in your work. It should be your welcome sign, your open door, your directory and your help desk. It should make clear to visitors, instantly, who you are, who you serve and the difference you make

Social Media, Nonprofits, and the Role of Individuals

Amy Sample Ward

I also use a story of a friend and colleague, Leah Williams , to help highlight the role individuals play in moving and informing the social media strategy and practice of their organizations (her story of discovering social media tools on her own and applying her knowledge and experiences to social media application for the Women’s Resource Center ). Social Media, Nonprofits, and the Role of Individuals.

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Shifting our Role in the Hub

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Accepting this challenge, I entered the network weaver role with intermediary partners to develop what has become the nonprofit network and online community, goodWORKSconnect.org. Guest post from Annie Hernandez.

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The 7 Roles Of A Collaborative Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team''s needs. Edward M.

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The Role of the Executive Director in a Development Database, Part 2

AFP Blog

The Role of the Executive Director in a Development Database, Part 2. NPCeorole NPDatabase NPExectutiveDirector NPComputerSoftware

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The Future Role of the CIO in the NonProfit

NTEN

In both the private and in the nonprofit sectors, the role of the technology department has always been to provide technology as a service, but if the functional areas of an organization that the IT department traditionally service can get this from the cloud, why do we need a technology department? Change Management changing role of CIO Leadership nonprofit management nonprofit technology leadership nptech Organizational Culture organizational structure Staffing Strategy IT Staff

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Asian American Giving: Role of philanthropy in China

AFP Blog

Asian American Giving: Role of philanthropy in China: "I was twittering at Give2Asia's Investing in China Philanthropy Forum in Beijing last week. You can find the play-by-play details of the event here. I thought I would share some of the highlights from the tweets

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What is the Funder’s Role in Supporting Good Measurement?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What is funder’s role to support good measurement? The St Luke’s Foundation in Cleveland realigned using the premises of Leap of Reason and has redefined its own role and purpose: Bigger Investments.

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The Different Roles Of A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Today’s #CultureChat: The Role of Core Values in Culture

SocialFish

so we decided to do this month’s #CultureChat on that topic: the role of core values in culture. My post last week about Core Values got quite a bit of attention (thank you for the mention, SmartBrief!),

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Net2 Think Tank & Social Innovation Review: Changing Role of Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

My conversations so far for February are all focused on the role of nonprofits online. The first thing I asked about was his view of the new role of nonprofit organizations in the social media or technology revolution that is well underway. Topic: What do you think the role of nonprofit organizations is in the changing world of social media? I would LOVE for you to get in on the conversations, too! Standford Social Innovation Review.

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Board Roles In Volunteer-led Organizations

Wild Apricot Blog

How do boards balance their governance and operations roles in a volunteer-led organization? Non-profits membership Board

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Mobile Commons Enjoys Its Role at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

Mobile Commons

The post Mobile Commons Enjoys Its Role at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference appeared first on Mobile Commons. This past June, Mobile Commons was a proud sponsor of the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference that took place in Washington, D.C.

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Volunteering vs. Serving on a Nonprofit Board vs. Donating – What Nonprofit Role is Best for You?

BoardAssist

For others, they want to join a board but are unclear on what the difference is between a full governing board seat, an advisory board role or a junior board position. Thanks for considering any of these roles – the nonprofit community needs you! Volunteering vs. Serving on a Nonprofit Board vs. Donating – What Nonprofit Role is Best for You? What follows is a discussion of some of the most common roles.

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Twitter's Biz Stone, TechNet's Ramsey share role in new non-profit - The Hill's Hillicon Valley

AFP Blog

Twitter's Biz Stone, TechNet's Ramsey share role in new non-profit - The Hill's Hillicon Valley: "TechNet, a trade group for technology chief executives, is launching a non-profit arm called ConvergeUS.Twitter's co-founder Biz Stone will serve as a founding board member.

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Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50 - Philanthropy 50 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Young Tech Donors Take Leading Role in Philanthropy 50 - Philanthropy 50 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "America’s 50 most generous donors increased their giving by 27.5 percent last year—powered in large part by a $1.5-billion gift from Bill and Melinda Gates and a stunning rise in the number of tech entrepreneurs under 40, three of whom gave more than $500-million each.

Tales from the Trenches: How to Balance the Roles of Your Board of Directors

NonProfit Hub

During the discussion, the nominating committee had a good-spirited debate about the role of the board of directors. Plus, if you choose the correct person, it can provide the right spark for future large leadership roles. Roles Can Be Duplicative.

Game Friday: Sneaky Role Play

Museum 2.0

In most games--and exhibits--your role as a user/visitor is clearly defined in the beginning. In environments that do make you "part" of the story, common practice is to spell out your role so that you can get into the perspectives and situation of your character.

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Philanthropy's Role in the Economy - The Giveaway - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Philanthropy's Role in the Economy - The Giveaway - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : Below are some excerpts from the conversation on Twitter. You can view the entire discussion by checking out the hashtag #philchat

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The Seven Roles And Responsibilities Of A Collaborative Leader When Leading Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Marshall says that there are seven different, important roles and responsibilities of collaborative leaders when leading teams , and those leaders should select the appropriate style to meet the team''s needs. Edward M.

Guest Post: A New Role for Science Museums--Playground for Scientists

Museum 2.0

One of the greatest gifts of my babymoon is the opportunity to share the Museum 2.0 author''s desk with brilliant colleagues who inspire me. First up is Beck Tench, a "simplifier, illustrator, story teller, and technologist" working at the Museum of Life & Science in Durham, NC.

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Engaging Volunteers in Technical Roles

NTEN

Volunteers are the lifeblood of many a nonprofit, and there are many ways you can engage them in technical roles – but it requires a special skill set to manage them. We'll explore the pros and cons of a volunteer workforce supporting technology at our upcoming webinar, "Engaging Volunteers in Technical Roles". Would you trust a volunteer to help maintain your organization's servers? Okay, probably not, but what about taking out an iPad to collect constituent data?

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Pro Bono Role Model of the Year

Frogloop

Then you must nominate them to Taproot Foundation’s first-ever Pro Bono Role Model of the Year. The winner will receive the title of Taproot Foundation’s first-ever Pro Bono Role Model of the Year and represent the foundation at the 2011 National Conference on Volunteering and Service from June 6 – 8 in New Orleans, Louisiana! Do you know a mom or dad who is a professional superhero?

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The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: How Measurement and Training Can Play a HUGE Role

NonProfit Hub

Through measurement and onboarding, you’ll increase the likelihood of new staff and board members understanding their role and feeling comfortable in the new role. With a mission on your mind and a fundraising quota to meet, it’s hard to justify—well, much of anything else.

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Finding a role?

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Look within your domain of your organization's special expertise and you may find a very organic role. What is there one can say about not-for-profit organizations and the continuing crisis of Katrina that would be of some use to our readers? Looking for something edifying to write about I went to look at the web site of the YMCA of New Orleans and found … silence. timed out. It's gone.

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Nonprofits/Web2.0, Role of Technology Steward, and Connections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo from Photocappy in flickr - a cc "by" license. I'm headed to the UK in January for the Lasa conference and will be presenting with David Wilcox. I'm hoping to also meet Nick Booth and maybe Steve Bridger too!)

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Who Am I? Internal vs. External Role-Playing in Museums

Museum 2.0

Recently I've been looking at ways cultural institutions invite people to self-identify relative to the visit experience. Having your own profile relative to an exhibition can help you find a way "in" to the experience via your own interests.

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The Roles Of A Coach And A Mentor

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Kristi Hedges , in her new book, The Power of Presence , provides these explanations of the roles of a coach and of a mentor and how they differ from each other: The Coach shows empathy through a mixture of tough love and strong support.

Technology, Gender Roles, and Early Childhood Education

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click here to download video. My daughter is 4 and in her pre-school is a computer. I've been lingering a little at drop off to observe how she interacts with her peers at the computer. It struck me how gender inequities start an early age.