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Project Management Tips: Team

Connection Cafe

In this series we’ll review best practices for project management, specifically examining the three T’s: team, timeline and talking. 7 Tips for Effective Team Management. Ensure the success of your project by clearly defining the project team and the roles of team members.

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3 Self-Care Tips for Nonprofit Teams

Frogloop

As the cofounder of a web agency that teams up with nonprofits to fight for social change, I think about how we can do a better job of integrating self-care and good health habits into our day-to-day work. The nonprofit sector is no stranger to burnout and unhealthy work habits.

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Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sarah Mapes is the Director of Communications Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved and she also coordinates a team that shares updates through this profile as well as their individual profiles.

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Building A Nonprofit Leadership Team That Works

TechImpact

On top of all that, depending on the size of your nonprofit, you’re responsible for assembling a leadership team. The bottom line is, a great team, regardless of who’s on it, is only as good as its moving parts. As a nonprofit CEO, you’re responsible for a lot.

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High-Performing Teams Are Made Of This

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Ron Ricci and Carl Wiese , authors of the book, The Collaboration Imperative , high-performing teams have the following characteristics: People have solid and deep trust in each other and in the team's purpose--they feel free to express feelings and ideas.

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Characteristics Of High-Performing Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Ron Ricci and Carl Wiese, authors of the book, The Collaboration Imperative , high-performing teams have the following characteristics: People have solid and deep trust in each other and in the team''s purpose--they feel free to express feelings and ideas.

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High Performing Teams Have These 10 Characteristics

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Ron Ricci and Carl Wiese , authors of the book, The Collaboration Imperative , high-performing teams have the following characteristics: People have solid and deep trust in each other and in the team's purpose--they feel free to express feelings and ideas.

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High-Performing Teams Are Made Of This

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Ron Ricci and Carl Wiese, authors of the book, The Collaboration Imperative , high-performing teams have the following characteristics: People have solid and deep trust in each other and in the team''s purpose--they feel free to express feelings and ideas.

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5 Essential Tech Tools for Virtual Teams

Idealware

There are a lot of benefits to virtual teams—you’re not constrained by geography and staff members have a lot more flexibility. It can be difficult to collaborate, interpret communication, build trust among team members, and more. Our team tends toward the introverted end of the spectrum, so we get more participation this way. Virtual teams have many advantages, but there are also some limitations.

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How to Turn Your Staff from a Group into a Team

NonProfit Hub

After all, it says team and group are synonyms. Do you need to be a team? Understanding where your team stands, several key skills and how to start living your organizational values everyday can bring your team together to achieve more.

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The 10 Characteristics Of High-Performing Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Ron Ricci and Carl Wiese , authors of the book, The Collaboration Imperative , high-performing teams have the following characteristics: People have solid and deep trust in each other and in the team''s purpose--they feel free to express feelings and ideas.

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A Lesson on Budgeting from the Blackbaud Management Team

Connection Cafe

Step 1: Set the long term strategy with your management team.

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7 Ideas to Build The Best Organizational Teams

Frogloop

If your organization wants to change the world, one of the most important areas for you to invest in is building the right organizational team. For example, if you know that risk adverse people annoy you, then you don’t want to have risk adverse people join your team.

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7 Patterns of Nonprofit Digital Teams

Frogloop

What we’ve seen across all organizations, regardless of size, is that digital teams—their structure, leadership, and how they are affected by the culture of the institutions where they work—are the biggest predictor of online effectiveness.

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Virtual Teams TweetChat on July 11

Tech Soup Blog

If you have ever considered making the transition to a distributed team work setting, you've probably asked yourself some of the following questions: What types of tools are needed to manage workflow? Is having a distributed work team right for you and your organization? If you decide to make the switch to remote work, how can you keep your virtual team, and yourself, on the right track over time?

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Virtual Teams Tweetchat Recap

Tech Soup Blog

Online tools now exist that make it possible for work teams to contribute from outside a traditional office setting. Chief among them: what tools would facilitate such an arrangement and how to cultivate a collaborative spirit among team members?

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Seven Tough Questions To Ask Your Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

High-functioning teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results. Team members can also disagree and still care about each other. Allen and Mitchell Kusy recommend that leaders ask seven tough questions of their teams to help maximize their results.

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10 Characteristics Of High-Performing Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Ron Ricci and Carl Wiese, authors of the book, The Collaboration Imperative , high-performing teams have the following characteristics: People have solid and deep trust in each other and in the team''s purpose--they feel free to express feelings and ideas.

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Robust Collaboration Tools to Empower the Modern Social Media Marketing Team

SocialFish

Your ability to communicate and keep your team working cohesively can be a mountain-scaling, yet necessary task for mastering entrepreneurship and selling online. Social media is the perfect medium for treating clients well and your team needs to be working in unison to achieve this.

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8-Point Plan For A Powerful Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Most intriguing for me is Haverlack''s straight-forward, unbundled insights on teams. The healthiest teams trust each other," explains the author. Haverlack''s eight-point plan for a powerful team is : Engage a group that shares your core values.

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How To Team Build During The Lunch Hour

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Flavio Martins , the author of the new book, Win The Customer , the most important team building hour of the day is lunch hour. One of the keys to achieving this is getting to know each other as individuals and a part of a team.

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How To Lead Your Boss, Your Peers And Your Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Part 4: Lead Your Team gives approaches for generating and creating the most effective teams and having more fun while doing it. The Courage Solution , a book by Mindy Mackenzie , is all about the simple truth that the only thing you can reliably change or control is yourself.

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How To Maximize A Team's Results

Eric Jacobsen Blog

High-functioning and effective teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results. Team members can also disagree and still care about each other. Allen and Mitchell Kusy recommend that leaders ask seven tough questions of their teams to help maximize their results.

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The See3 Team Talks Tech at 16NTEN in San Jose, CA

See What's Out There

The post The See3 Team Talks Tech at 16NTEN in San Jose, CA appeared first on The See3 Blog. This week, we’re talking video and strategy at the Nonprofit Technology Network’s 16NTEN Conference. If you can't make it, be sure to join the conversation on Twitter by following the hashtag: #16NTC. video 16NTEN nonprofit tech NTEN strategy

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Where's the Care2 Team in June 2011?

Frogloop

The Care2 Team goes to many of these events, and from now on we want to make our Frogloop friends aware of them as well. Go ahead and email our team members below--and stop by our booth if we’re exhibiting! There are conferences, and then there are e-conferences.and unconferences.

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Team-Up for Textbooks: Volunteer to Help Students with Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Volunteers can now help fulfill students’ book requests faster during periods of peak demand by joining Benetech’s newest volunteer initiative: Team-Up for Textbooks. The new school year is in full swing, yet across the U.S.,

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Community Engagement Teams

Connection Cafe

The following post is by Kivi Leroux Miller and originally appeared as "Blending Marketing and Fundraising into Community Engagement Teams" on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog on July 6. Author: Guest Blogger.

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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. You also ensure internal coordination of activities among team members.

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Why Lunch Hour Is So Important To Team Building

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Flavio Martins , the author of the new book, Win The Customer , the most important team building hour of the day is lunch hour. One of the keys to achieving this is getting to know each other as individuals and a part of a team.

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5 Cloud Based Apps For Teams to Organize Events Better (and for FREE)

NTEN

In today's world, cloud technology can allow most nonprofits with an Internet connection to access hundreds of files, manage multiple teams, and keep track of others whether they are remote or across the office. While the Festival proves to be bigger than ever, yet easier to manage with a series of tools being used by the entire team. Jeff Ramos. Community and Content Manager. Games for Change.

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Blogging Team: Growing Social Impact in a Networked World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Guest Blogging Team.

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High-performance Teams Must Have A Common Purpose

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here is some great advice from the authors of the book, Light A Fire Under Your Business , about high-performance teams: Once you have developed teamwork within a group, synergy is born. High-performance teams must have a common purpose to experience the motivation to achieve shared success.

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Join our team

gokubi.com

The Salesforce.com Foundation technology team received a compliment the other day when a co-worker said, “Wow, your technology team is atypical.&# I’ve been on great teams before in my career, and our team right now is up there as one of the best. If you want to make a difference working with the best tools and the best customers, on a great team, this may be the job for you.

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How Teams Produce Uplifting Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here''s great advice and insight about leadership and teams that pull together, from the new book, Uplifting Leadership: How Organizations, Teams, and Communities Raise Performance : "Uplifting leadership entails engaging a talented team that values risk and creativity, acknowledges and tolerates honest mistakes, and has members that participate and ''play'' in interchangeable roles and positions.

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7 Questions To Ask A Team To Maximize The Team's Results

Eric Jacobsen Blog

High-functioning teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results. Team members can also disagree and still care about each other. Allen and Mitchell Kusy recommend that leaders ask seven tough questions of their teams to help maximize their results.

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Happy Holidays From the Wild Apricot Team

Wild Apricot Blog

The team at Wild Apricot wishes all of our clients, supporters and friends - Happy Holidays. Wild Apricot

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Confusing Emails: A Quick Story of Failure (and Learning From It) From the Team at NTEN

NTEN

Our friend Beth Kanter says that when we make a misstep, we should “remove the demons of self-doubt and self-judgment,” share it publicly, learn, and move on. In that spirit. On Wednesday we sent emails out to about 24,000 subscribers who (we thought) hadn’t opened up an email in over a year. We were hoping to confirm which folks wanted to remain a part of the community, let the others off the hook, and do it in a way that we thought was light-hearted, even a little silly.

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7 Tough Questions To Ask Your Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

High-functioning teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results. Team members can also disagree and still care about each other. Allen and Mitchell Kusy recommend that leaders ask seven tough questions of their teams to help maximize their results. Here are those questions to ask each team member: What are some obstacles affecting this team? Where can you take greater ownership on this team? Where have you let this team down ?

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The makeup of nonprofit digital teams [Research]

SocialFish

What does your nonprofit digital team look like? Others struggle with how to balance the needs of multiple internal customers with driving new forms of technical and engagement innovation—all with teams that have not been able to keep pace with the demands placed on them.

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Knock Your Third Party Fundraiser Out of the Park

Connection Cafe

Encourage team fundraising, ask these prospects to be a team captain and recruit friends and family to join their efforts to potentially increase additional fundraisers and funds. Baseball season is in full swing this time of year and so are multitudes of fundraising events.

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