The Keys to Successful Nonprofit Digital Teams

Connection Cafe

Earlier this year I released the 2018 Nonprofit Digital Teams Report in partnership with Jason Mogus, principal consultant at NetChange Consulting. No high performing teams are merely “informed” of new ideas. The Structures of Effective Digital Teams. The Team Restructure Trap.

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High-Performing Teams Do These 10 Things

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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Teams, My teams, and Are we one team?

Museum 2.0

Are we one team? A successful day for the retail team is not the same as for the registrars - how do we work together when some people want to make a profit, and others study provenance? The legal team in a previous museum frustrated me - they were excruciatingly slow.

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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.

Questions To Ask To Encourage Your Team To Go Beyond Ordinary

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"It takes more than encouraging words to get a team thinking beyond the ordinary," explains Jackie Barretta , author of the book, Primal Teams. She suggests you must help team members to redefine the purpose of their work with broader and more expansive thinking.

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How To Connect With Your Team Members

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here, from the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader , are some tips on how, as a leader, you can connect with your individual team members: Send cards on their birthdays and anniversary-of-joining dates. Schedule monthly whole team meetings.

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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 Attributes 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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Really Great Team Communication Follows These 12 Guidelines

Wild Apricot

These 12 guidelines by two leading communications experts can help you create really great team communication in your organization. Team-Communication

Optimize Your Nonprofit Fundraising Team with Human Data

Connection Cafe

At this year’s bbcon, the Blackbaud Institute was thrilled to welcome Tim Kachuriak to give a presentation on what he knows best: how to optimize your team with data. Kachuriak and the NextAfter team conducted a survey among 500 nonprofit executives, consultants, managers, and practitioners.

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4 Reasons to Launch Your Team of Passionate Messengers Today

Wild Apricot

Learn how to get your passionate team off the ground and spreading your mission

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What It Takes To Be A Loyalist Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to the authors of the book, The Loyalist Team , members of this type of extraordinary team: Trust each other unconditionally. Put the team’s agenda ahead of their own. Supports all team members, even when they make mistakes. Enable team members to be authentic.

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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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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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The Ten Characteristics Of A Good Team

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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How To Get A Team To Think Beyond The Ordinary

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"It takes more than encouraging words to get a team thinking beyond the ordinary," explains Jackie Barretta , author of the book, Primal Teams. She suggests you must help team members to redefine the purpose of their work with broader and more expansive thinking.

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The Team Member Handbook For Teamwork

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Check out Price Pritchett's book called, The Team Member Handbook For Teamwork. You'll learn as a manager how to build a strong team. You'll learn as a team member how to be effective on a team. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Team Team Building Teams Teamwork

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4 Keys for Attracting, Hiring and Retaining a Successful Major Gift Team

Connection Cafe

One of the most important hires are those tasked to keep money flowing: the development team. Looking for solutions to these dire numbers, CompassPoint embarked on Fundraising Bright Spots , a study of development teams that were happy and successful.

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Team Building And Volunteering

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you manage a small business or a department within a large organization, a great way to improve the cohesiveness of your employee team is to engage them in an activity away from the workplace. Your team can work at a food bank. Shoot for having your team do one activity per month.

Meet the EveryAction Team 2018

Everyaction

We strive to promote a healthy work life balance, that’s why our team hosts things like “social fridays”, team yoga classes, company-wide bake-offs, and other activities to de-stress. Here’s what some members of our Sales Team had to say about working at EveryAction. A: I serve as the lead technical resource and expert for the EveryAction Sales team. Our product team and engineers release new features nearly every two weeks(!),

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Eight-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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A Story From the Team

VisionLink

Our help desk team works around the clock to ensure that our customers have the support they need. We love to hear about moments from our incredible help desk team that remind us of how proud we are to work with such great folks.

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The Traits Of An Extreme Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Extreme Teams is a fascinating book by Robert Bruce Shaw , where he takes you inside top companies and examines not just great teams (your more “conventional” teams), but extreme teams. According to Shaw, extreme teams : View work as a calling —even an obsession.

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Successful Volunteer Teams Have These Four Types of People

Wild Apricot

There are four types of people, or personas that make for successful volunteer teams. volunteering volunteer-teamsI'll guide you through each of their motivations, which tasks they're best suited for, their behaviors, strengths, and opportunities.

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Build Your Team Through Community Service

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you manage a small business or a department within a large organization, a great way to improve the cohesiveness of your employee team is to engage them in an activity away from the workplace. Your team can work at a food bank. Shoot for having your team do one activity per month.

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10 Charateristics 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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Use The Lunch Hour To Team Build

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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Team Captains Bring Home the Bacon…and the Eggs!

Connection Cafe

Do you use the concept of teams/team captains with your event? Do you treat your team captains like recruitment and fundraising super heroes? Do you focus on the retention of team captains year over year? Without team captains, there wouldn’t be teams with team members.

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How To Encourage Teams To Think Of Providing Value Beyond The Ordinary

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"It takes more than encouraging words to get a team thinking beyond the ordinary," explains Jackie Barretta , author of the book, Primal Teams. She suggests you must help team members to redefine the purpose of their work with broader and more expansive thinking.

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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.,

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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Seven Tough Questions Leaders Ask Their Teams

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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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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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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How To Recruit Your Dream Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Dream Team Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership RecruitingHiring Greatness is the book by David E. Perry and Mark J. Haluska , who combined have closed more than 1,800 hiring search projects.

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5 Ways Custom eLearning Can Supercharge Your Sales Team Productivities

Gyrus

Custom eLearning can come in handy, whether you are to train an existing sales team or have been meaning to hire

The Long-Term ROI Of LMS On The Team And The Business

Gyrus

Companies are increasingly adopting the use of LMS. Here are various potential benefits that can be reaped by using an LMS in the organization

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UK Team Joins Summit

Connection Cafe

As part of Convio’s UK team (formed through the acquisition of Baigent Digital in July this year), I am very excited to be in the US for my first Summit. Author: Julia Woodcock.

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Two Leaders Join Benetech’s Senior Team!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We’re delighted Nadine has joined Benetech’s senior team to direct our communications program. As Benetech continues to grow, it is essential for us to have an in-house counsel to help our social enterprise teams do the best possible work for disadvantaged communities, and be a resource for partners and policy makers. I’m thrilled to announce that Benetech has filled two key positions: Nadine Apelian Dobbs as Communications Director and Elaine Wallace as General Counsel.

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How To Recruit Your Dream Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Perry Dream Team Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Mark J. Hiring Greatness is the book by David E. Perry and Mark J. Haluska , who combined have closed more than 1,800 hiring search projects.

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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 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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Technology, philanthropy team up for religious groups

AFP Blog

Technology, philanthropy team up for religious groups : "Through the expansion of eligibility rules, U.S. churches and nonprofit organizations are able to apply for donated desktop equipment and office software. Dan Webb, vice president of technology solutions and services at TechSoup Global, explains how it works." ''via Blog this

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