Museum Work

Museum 2.0

Author: Seema Rao This month we’re talking about work. Not the work we do, but the ways we do that work. or 38 hours of work a week, most of us put in way more. How we do our work and how we can improve it. We have a certain amount of time allocated for work.

Will work for purpose

VolunteerMark

The truth is – those of us in cause based work have a tremendous advantage: our work has purpose, and most people don’t feel they have purpose at their day jobs

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Doing Museum Work: Your Thoughts

Museum 2.0

This month, we're thinking about the way we do work in museums. Also, being flexible about work times, as both Jennifer Foley and Emily Lytle-Painter amongst others mentioned. Work isn't prison; don't make them feel like they're doing time.

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Does Slacktivism Actually Work?

EveryAction

While social media has profoundly amplified the reach and influence of nonprofits, it’s also created a dilemma commonly referred to as “slacktivism.”

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Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest. Show gratitude to direct reports and colleagues who work hard. Grubb Work Ethic

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NonProfit Work and Us

Museum 2.0

Written by Alison Koch I think us non-profit folks have a particularly complicated relationship with work. How might we re-imagine the future of mission-based work? How can we as individuals take steps to make this meaningful work feel like a sustainable choice in the long-run?

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Work from Home Jobs

SocialFish

Almost everyone I know would love the opportunity to work from home. Now, for you to succeed in this career, you must be self-motivated, disciplined and hard working. But with time, you tend to know where to navigate and which sites to use in order to find work.

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Being a Visionary in Your Volunteer Work

VolunteerMark

When tackling social justice issues (which much volunteer work and nonprofit organizations are devoted to), it is important for us to have a productive, caring, and positive outlook. In essence, social justice work is very future-focused.

The Seven Attributes Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Work is meaningful when it : It is conducted in a manner that is "good and proper" in all respects.

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Three areas where more transparency works

SocialFish

Here are three areas where adding transparency into your processes can make things work better. But no one can raise an objection, because the meeting already takes two hours and everyone just wants to go back to their office and get back to work. Culture That Works

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When Nonprofit Advocacy Works in Reverse

Connection Cafe

But, what if you could create a super advocate first, and then work in reverse towards the relationship of consistent donor? . Riverside Healthcare Foundation discovered that this reverse order works best to engage the younger generation of advocates while cultivating our future donor base.

The Myth of the Best Place To Work

SocialFish

Okay, I know some of you reading this probably won a “best place to work” award, and are quite proud of it. If it weren’t aligned, they wouldn’t be so happy, and you wouldn’t be a “best place to work.”. They want to be a best place to work too, and why would we blame them?

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Nine Lies About Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I'm a big fan of Marcus Buckingham 's work, teachings and books, so I was eager to read his latest book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall , and released today. In that sense, what we’re writing about are very much lies—they’re the fake news of work, and we’re suffering, today, because of them.

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Creating content that works

SocialFish

Creating Content (That Works) from Amy Vernon. You may remember the fabulous Amy Vernon presenting this content for one of our hottest webinars in the past. Well, here’s an updated deck for you! ——— ( photo credit ). Content Strategy

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Connection Cafe

As you look at your fundraising calendar, you can easily become overwhelmed. People … Fundraising planning

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Peer Coaching Works

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Do you create an environment at your business/organization that allows peer coaching to succeed? Hopefully you do. If you don't, encourage peer coaching among the members of your team. Peer coaching can be formal, informal or a combination of both.

Work 52

How Does Pulse Oximeter Work?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You can also use it to check out other things including evaluating whether your ventilator works properly, whether your medication is working, to check out saturation levels before and after a surgical procedure, to see whether an individual can tolerate particular physical activities.

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Yes, Fundraising is Hard Work!

Connection Cafe

I stopped in my tracks and chuckled as I was getting ready for work this morning. Fundraising is hard work; sometimes hand cramping work. “But that doesn’t mean there [aren''t] enormous advantages in working with mainstream studios.”

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Book Review: Work That Matters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Maia Duerr recently published a book called “ Work that Matters: Create a Livelihood that Reflects Your Core Intention.” It is the idea that work is not just about earning money, but it is about finding meaning. Is your work also your calling or just a job?

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8 Ways To Avoid Nonprofit Work Burnout

TechImpact

The commute to work. The work. The commute home from work. All too often nonprofit employees fall victim to the daily rhythm, and allow it to dictate their mood and their effectiveness at work. Physically remove your self from work at home.

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I Get To Work In My Pajamas!

Connection Cafe

I always found it funny that the line often associated with Virtual Work is “I get to work in my pajamas!” While I’m sure it is sometimes true, it is generally used as an explanation for how much folks enjoy the privilege of working from home. Virtual work isn’t going to end.

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The Definition Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Work is meaningful when it : It is conducted in a manner that is "good and proper" in all respects.

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Work with People – Not Paperwork

Vertex Systems

Ask any DSP: the most rewarding aspect of their job is working with people – not performing hours of manual data entry or carting around a 10-foot stack of paperwork while out in the field.

Walking While Working

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A lot of my work consists of sitting — working on a computer, talking on the phone, or attending meetings or conferences. As Nilofer Merchant points out in this Ted.com talk , people are sitting 9.3 It’s work.” Walking is the Killer Work App for Creativity.

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Nonprofit Text Messaging Campaigns That Work — BizTech

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Text Messaging Campaigns That Work — BizTech : 'via Blog this

The Ins and Outs of Remote Work for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

You never thought remote work would be the new norm for today’s workforce. The number of nonprofit employees working remotely has increased by 20 percent in the last six years. Can your nonprofit benefit from all the pluses of remote work while not falling victim to its vices?

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Do Daily Deals Work?

AFP Blog

Do Daily Deals Work? Some merchants who've used Groupon or LivingSocial have grumbled about lack of sales from the daily deals model. But non-profits dig it, and it's not just for the money

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Work Is Meaningful When.

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Work is meaningful when it : It is conducted in a manner that is "good and proper" in all respects.

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How To Energize Your Work And Life

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Leadership Tip : So, the next time you are doing an employee or team performance review, Rath suggests you spend 80 percent of the time (or the vast majority) talking about what is working. It stems from the meaningfulness of the work you do.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 124: Making Pro-Bono Volunteering Work for Your Organization

Connection Cafe

But what makes pro-bono relationships work for all partners, and how can your company or social good organization set up a pro bono program that has an impact? Pro-bono volunteering can be a strategic resource for social change, benefitting companies, social good organizations and individuals.

Working Together: Great Social Media Plugins for Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

When it comes to WordPress sites, many of the themes also work around the idea of assimilation and integration with other online resources. The post Working Together: Great Social Media Plugins for Your WordPress Site appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog.

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The Definition Of Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest. Show gratitude to direct reports and colleagues who work hard.

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The #1 Reason You Struggle with Work-life Balance and Technology Distraction

SocialFish

I’m often asked why so many people struggle with work-life balance and technology distraction. The truth has nothing to do with your work or technology. But it has everything thing to do with intention or your purpose for your work and your life. No busy work.

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How New and Traditional Media Can Work Hand in Hand

NonProfit Hub

The post How New and Traditional Media Can Work Hand in Hand appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. When it comes to marketing in the nonprofit sector, this period of history is unlike anything we’ve seen before.

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The Future of Mission-Based Work

Museum 2.0

Written by Alison Koch I think us non-profit folks have a particularly complicated relationship with work. How might we re-imagine the future of mission-based work? How can we as individuals take steps to make this meaningful work feel like a sustainable choice in the long-run? You are too important not to be a part of the future of our work. Usually, I'm really positive and optimistic. In many ways, I want to believe the future is what we can make.

Learning is the Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you are not already familiar with their work, you will learn a lot about online collaboration, knowledge management, informal learning, and networks by following them.

User-Generated Content: Put your constituents to work!

Connection Cafe

For many nonprofits, writing new online content can be a huge burden. It always seems to be the most daunting task in a website redesign project. With User-Generated Content, you can actually rely on your constituents for some of that writing.

Does Social Media Work?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I know for many of you this is old news. But since I’m not on twitter anymore, and I don’t read my RSS feeds as often as I should. In July, Idealware published the Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide. It’s great – chock full of good information, and some very, very interesting research.

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Prescriptive Analytics for Nonprofits—How Data Technology Can Transform the Way We Work

Connection Cafe

It can not only help us execute our current work more efficiently and effectively but actually create entirely new opportunities to do good. Prescriptive analytics can transform the way nonprofits work. Researchers work with data sets, build models, and publish them.

Helping People Win At Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission?

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Living (And Working) In The Digital Age

SocialFish

The average worker has become a casualty of the digital age—there are instances where businesses have chosen computers to do the work over a human being. The post Living (And Working) In The Digital Age appeared first on SocialFish. Guest post by Hilary Smith for SocialFish.

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Facebook is Great, but Does it Really Work for Fundraising?

NetWits

Last weeks post highlighting a few statistics from the business world seems to have resonated with readers here. That got me thinking more about how we, in the non-profit space, should look to learn from examples, trends and best practices found outside of our sector.

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Statistics on Women at Work

SocialFish

From the MBA @ UNC Blog : (tip o’ the hat to Joe Gerstandt for the find). Women today are making professional strides at an unprecedented level. Women are starting businesses at 1.5 times the national average, a 20 percent increase over the last decade.