What Anti-Maskers Can Teach Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

For the last two years, I’ve been studying the impact of identity on prosocial behavior; it’s the topic of my doctoral dissertation. This idea informs the fundraising copy that I write for our clients at Turnkey. Last week, I saw an interesting example of how identity influences attitudes.

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What Baseball Can Teach Us about Sponsorship

The Sponsorship Collective

The post What Baseball Can Teach Us about Sponsorship appeared first on The Sponsorship Collective. Baseball season is officially upon us. I’m sure lots of you are excited for promising meetings between the Dodgers, Rockies, Phillies, Cardinals, Cubs, and the Braves.

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What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving

Givinga Blog

The post What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving appeared first on Givinga. A look back at 2020 shows that unprecedented challenges often lead to unexpected opportunity.

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Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology. Or, teach him something that will allow him to be a more skilled leader and manager in the future. Be a leader who teaches.

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5 Ways To Teach Public Speaking While Homeschooling 

Find the free stuff

Want to teach your kids proper public speaking skills and lessons in communication while homeschooling? Here are 5 key ways to teach public speaking while homeschooling. The post 5 Ways To Teach Public Speaking While Homeschooling appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

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Teach Members & Customers How to Succeed as an Online Learner

WBT Systems

Teach Members & Customers How to Succeed as an Online Learner. Read more about Teach Members & Customers How to Succeed as an Online Learner

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Be A Leader Who Teaches

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology. Or, teach him something that will allow him to be a more skilled leader and manager in the future. Be a leader who teaches.

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Be A Leader Who Teaches

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology. Or, teach him something that will allow him to be a more skilled leader and manager in the future. Be a leader who teaches

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Incorporate These Three Learning Styles When Teaching Employees Something New

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Your employees have different learning styles – typically falling within these three categories: Visual Learners Auditory Learners Tactile Learners Therefore, it’s best to incorporate all three styles when teaching something new, according to the book, Customer Service Management Training 101.

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What Improvisation Can Teach Social Change Leaders

Beth Kanter

I had the honor of being a guest facilitator at a transformative leadership retreat with colleagues Heather McLeod Grant, Chris Block, Lance Fors, and David Havens – I got to teach but more importantly got to learn from amazing people. He lead us on a series of improvisation exercises designed to teach important skills for networked leaders: empathy, awareness, celebrating failure, being open to change and more. This exercise was teaching us to be open to change.

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Technology Support as Teaching

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Technology Support as Teaching April 24, 2007 I’ve been thinking a lot about technology support lately. Empowerment – as you help them with a problem, teach them about the problem, and ways to troubleshoot (or possibly solve) the problem themselves in the future.

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What Depop Can Teach Associations About Attracting the Next Generation

WBT Systems

What Depop Can Teach Associations About Attracting the Next Generation. Read more about What Depop Can Teach Associations About Attracting the Next Generation

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday by Teaching About Giving

Connection Cafe

You can imagine how pleased I was when I was introduced to an organization that combined my two loves, #GivingTuesday and teaching kids about giving. This year on #GivingTuesday, Learning to Give is asking teachers to join the international movement to celebrate an opening day to the giving season by doing what they do best, by teaching. I love #GivingTuesday. I know, I’ve said that before…and you’ve caught me in the act again. Guilty.

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What DoSomething.Org Can Teach You About Snapchat

NonProfit Hub

The post What DoSomething.Org Can Teach You About Snapchat appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. On a particularly bitter and snowy day last February, the rest of DoSomething.org ’s staff was nestled comfortably at home. But not Bryce Mathias, the digital content associate. Instead, he was dressed up as Cupid handing out Valentines on the street. Shirtless and in an adult diaper, he put on his wings in the snowy streets of New York City. And it’s all in the name of Snapchat. “I’m

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How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish? When thinking about fundraising, many nonprofits and funders believe in the old adage, “Give a person a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a person to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” Flickr Photo by Minarae. Note from Beth: I was thrilled that Paul Connolly agreed to write a guest post sharing some of the public learning taking place through the OE Goldmine Project on the Packard Foundation OE Wiki.

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What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About Giving Days

Beth Kanter

What Sesame Street Can Teach Us About the Giving Challenge – Guest Post by Susie Bowie. Flickr Image from Carlos ZGZ. Note from Beth: For the past two years, I’ve had the honor of facilitating a peer learning exchange of Knight Grantees who are hosting Giving Days. Later this morning, I’ll be moderating the first of a series of webinars about how to take Giving Days to the next level.

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Healthy Fear, Healthy Habit: Teaching Privacy to New Internet Users

Tech Soup Blog

Simple Steps for Teaching Privacy. Although privacy issues can be a challenge to teach, Scott recommends a few simple steps for digital literacy educators: Provide basic privacy instruction. It's a heated, political topic and it will come up when you're teaching privacy. Scott's resources for teaching the NSA Scandal: NSA Surveillance Revelations are a Teachable Moment. Teaching Online Safety: Building Curriculum. Digital peeping toms.

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What Previous Crises Can Teach Us About Navigating the Current Fundraising Environment

Connection Cafe

Whether it be the tragedy of 9/11, a tsunami, an economic recession, an earthquake in Haiti, a country divided by an election or a devastating brushfire, there are many high-profile events of the past that have threatened to push the fundraising landscape to its limit.

Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobson

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology. Or, teach him something that will allow him to be a more skilled leader and manager in the future. Be a leader who teaches.

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10 Future Work Skills to Teach Your Members

WBT Systems

The post 10 Future Work Skills to Teach Your Members appeared first on WBT Systems. Is your association helping members develop the work skills they need for the future? Associations have traditionally offered education on the competencies members need to excel in their industry or profession. For example, association management societies like ASAE provide education on competencies such as governance, chapter relations, and membership engagement.

E-Readers for Everyone: Teaching Tips Webinar

Tech Soup Blog

Learn more about e-reader teaching tips during TechSoup's free 30-minute webinar. More than three-quarters of the nation's public libraries offer e-books, but most Americans don't know that this service is provided by their local library. Yet 58 percent of Americans have a library card, 69 percent say their local library is important to them, and many Americans would like to learn more about borrowing e-books. Want to help people learn how to use e-readers?

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Donor Engagement: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

Connection Cafe

We’ve all heard the saying “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” Have you ever tried? It’s a myth. You sure can! New forms of games or play can actually provide more happiness and longevity in a dog’s later years. Don’t just believe something is true just because you’ve heard it a few times. It pays to look for yourself, to ask questions. This is the overall state of donor engagement these days among many social good organizations.

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TechSoup Global: Teaching CSOs About the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

This is the first of a three part series about cloud computing as it relates to civil society organisations (CSOs) by Keisha Taylor the communications manager at GuideStar International, part of TechSoup Global's network of partners. This was first posted on the GuideStar International blog. Civil society organisations are waking up to the benefits of using cloud computing services (the cloud) for their work.

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Be A Leader Who Teaches

Eric Jacobson

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology. Or, teach him something that will allow him to be a more skilled leader and manager in the future. Be a leader who teaches.

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Nathan Magnuson's New Book Teaches, Inspires And Builds Your Confidence

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With 10 leadership topics and easy to read within two hours, this book will both teach you and inspire you. If you don't want to read the book in one sitting, follow Nathan’s suggestion to read one or two leadership topics (one topic per chapter) at a time, and then reflect on and practice the techniques he teaches. New to your leader role? Or, already a leader, but looking to hone your skills?

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Teach Your Members How to Build a Learning Habit

WBT Systems

The post Teach Your Members How to Build a Learning Habit appeared first on WBT Systems. “Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.”. Although he died in 1979, the author of that quote, New Yorker contributor S.J. Perelman, foresaw decades ago today’s professional development landscape. Earlier this year, The Economist reaffirmed his message: “ Lifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative.”.

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Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth Kanter

Set up a Spend, Give, and Save Allowance Policy: For younger kids, here’s a nifty piggy bank , with separate slots for investing, saving, spending, and donating is a great way to teach kids about devoting a portion of their income to charity. I was thrilled to be profiled in Fast Company’s Generosity Series this week. Generosity is baked into my DNA and I can’t help it. I don’t do this with an expectation of any return–financial or otherwise.

What Bill Murray can teach you about email marketing

M+R

What Bill Murray can teach you about email marketing. What Bill Murray can teach you about email marketing. What Bill Murray can teach you about email marketing. Rise and shine, it’s Groundhog Day!

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Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobson

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology. Or, teach him something that will allow him to be a more skilled leader and manager in the future. Be a leader who teaches.

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The Maker Party is on! Join the global campaign to teach the web.

NTEN

That’s why we’re supporting this global effort to teach web literacy through hands-on learning and making with the Maker Party. Maker Party The Maker Party starts today - and you’re invited to attend, no matter where you are in the world! We’re excited to help spread the word about Mozilla’s Maker Party. Through thousands of community-run events around the world, the Maker Party unites educators, organizations, and enthusiastic Internet users of all ages and skill levels.

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Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Beth Kanter

And, NTEN is the first stop for nonprofits to go for this type of field level of research and coverage. For those of us who also focused on training, instruction, and professional learning for nonprofits, the New Media Consortium , has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale for the past ten years. Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field.

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What Dogs Teach Us About Leadership

Eric Jacobson

That's because, according to co-authors Krissi and Dan Barr , dogs can teach humans a lot about leadership. Because 44 percent of U.S. households with at least one dog according to ASPCA, many of us don't have to go far to learn about leadership.

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What I've been learning, cooking, reading, teaching and making

Have Fun - Do Good

Teaching On Friday, I taught a fun Social Media for Coaches unit as part of a "Building a Successful Coaching Practice: Nuts, Bolts and Social Media" course in San Francisco State''s College of Extended Learning''s Core Strengths Coaching Skills Program. Hello Have Fun * Do Gooders! I''ve missed you. The last seven weeks (since I last posted) have been a whirlwind.

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How a Fan of Nonprofits Teaches Tech and Fundraising

Tech Soup Blog

From time to time, we like to shine the spotlight on nonprofit techies who go above and beyond to help out other organizations with their technology conundrums. In this case, that'd be Margaux Pagan doing great things in Orlando, Florida. She's our volunteer Netsquared organizer there. NetSquared is TechSoup's volunteer-driven, global network of nonprofit technology workshops and networking events.

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Teach Something New To An Employee Today

Eric Jacobson

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology. Or, teach him something that will allow him to be a more skilled leader and manager in the future. Be a leader who teaches.

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Teaching with Tech: The Incredible—and Inevitable—Evolution of the Digital Classroom

Byte Technology

Institutions of teaching still wholly relied on the skill and effectiveness of the individual standing in front of a chalkboard to impart information to a hopefully wide-eyed audience—no matter if they were first graders learning their multiplication tables or medical students delving into the maze of human anatomy. Time and space are no longer limitations, [students can] gain world experience without the heavy cost [and] it teaches independence and responsibility.”.

The Outer Islands Teaching and Learning Collaborative

AFP Blog

The Outer Islands Teaching and Learning Collaborative : "ast spring, collaboration among the schools was formalized with two grants to support ongoing efforts. An Island Institute grant for a Fellow to work specifically on organizing inter-island activities resulted in hiring Anne Bardaglio, who had served as the Matinicus Education Fellow prior to graduate school.

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Teach An Employee Something New Today

Eric Jacobson

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description. Teach something that will help him to get promoted within your organization at a later date. Teach him a skill that uses new technology. Or, teach him something that will allow him to be a more skilled leader and manager in the future. Be a leader who teaches.

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Bo Eason Teaches You How To Achieve Your A-Game In Life

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Prepare to be inspired and then to work hard as you read Bo Eason ’s book on how to be the best in the world at what you do. The book, published earlier this month, and is called, There’s No Plan B For You’reA-Game. Former NFL All-Pro and now one of the most in-demand motivational speakers and trainers, Eason provides you the four-step, real-world, game plan to help you reach your goals (declarations) and to play your a-game.

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Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And while video games like Zoo Tycoon or online games can teach them all sorts of skills that will need to be successful adults (and this has been validated recently by a MacArthur Foundation funded study ,) I was excited to discover this wonderful list of games for change. What a great way to teach your children to become more thoughtful and responsible about the world we live in. When I was a kid, Lucy the Elephant , was in a state of disrepair.

What is Virtual Volunteering?

VolunteerMark

Virtual Teaching Virtual Tutorials Virtual Volunteer Management Virtual Yoga classesVolunteering is more than planting trees, mural work at schools, and cleaning parks & communities. Many nonprofit organizations utilize virtual volunteering space for various purposes.

Apple Stores accepting old iPad donations for Teach for America

AFP Blog

Apple Stores accepting old iPad donations for Teach for America

What Kate Spade and a Dog Named Sarah Can Teach Us about Giving Tuesday Emails

Connection Cafe

Kudos to everyone getting on board with #GivingTuesday! I loved seeing all the activity last week. As a member of the nonprofit community, much like yourselves, I’m on a several different mailing lists and received a fair share of #GivingTuesday emails. Some #GivingTuesday emails captured my attention more than others. My favorite email came from the Maryland SPCA. I received an email in the morning from the Maryland SPCA, and I must admit that I didn’t open it.

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