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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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 book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall. Titled, Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World , the book debunks what we've come to believe as basic truths in the workplace.

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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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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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The Secret To Successful Work/Life Balance When You Work From Home

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The workshop, Work/Life Balance: Tips Fundraisers During A Pandemic included fundraisers from many different countries. One thing I shared was the importance of creating a “shutting down from work,” ritual. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Remote Work

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The Future Of Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Jacob Morgan’s book, The Future of Work , helps you understand: How the world of work is changing and the trends driving that change. How these changes impact the way employees work, the way managers lead, and how organizations are structured.

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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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Positivity, Time, and Work

Museum 2.0

The topic for February will be about work and positivity. How do we harness positivity to make our own work better? I can ignore work as easily as I can do it. In ignoring work, or procrastinating, I add new labor to my docket. Positivity in work is about making choices.

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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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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.

New Nonprofit Workforce Study from Work for Good

SocialFish

Guest post from Work For Good. Anyone working in the nonprofit world knows the magnetic draw of doing good for others and their communities. But how strong is that attraction once you are in the day-to-day grind of meaningful, yet hard work? About Work for Good.

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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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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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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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Why Executive Coaching Works

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A few years ago, a Forbes survey revealed that nearly 100 percent of CEOs wish they had coaching or leadership advice from outside consultants. The same survey showed that only one-third of those CEOs got that coaching and guidance from outside their companies.

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.

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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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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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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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 140: Tips for Working Remotely Amidst COVID-19

Connection Cafe

The spread of COVID-19 has changed the workplace for many people: in many cases, it means that people are working remotely for the first time or working remotely in different ways than they previously did with partners or kids at home.

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 book, co-authored by Ashley Goodall. Titled, Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World , the book debunks what we've come to believe as basic truths in the workplace.

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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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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.

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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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Protect Donor Data When Working with Third-Party Vendors

NonProfit Hub

Protecting your nonprofit’s data is crucial, no matter who you work with. How can you protect donor data while you’re working with third-party vendors, then? Consider providing online courses in scam detection for anyone who might work with sensitive donor data.

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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 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.

Does an Instagram Growth Service Really Work?

Find the free stuff

The post Does an Instagram Growth Service Really Work? The Instagram Growth Service saves you the time and uses its expertise to develop a marketing strategy to help you gain real followers. Whether you like it or not, social media has now become the crutch by which we live our lives.

The Systems of Work

Museum 2.0

This month’s topic is about the systems of people who come together to make work happen. I once sat next to a man who worked at a museum about transportation. After I was sated, we moved into a conversation about flex work. He asked me about how I ensured honesty in my teams when I told them that I trusted them to work their hours (rather than micromanaging). With the complexity of work, pain points often emerge that seem hard to fix. Work is a group activity.

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

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.

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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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.

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How To Create A Volunteer Engagement Strategy that Actually Works

Wild Apricot

Creating a volunteer engagement strategy can not only improve your volunteer's experience, but your entire organizational atmosphere. That's why I've created this guide to engaging volunteers from start to finish

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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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?

The People at Work

Museum 2.0

This month's topic was about the people who make up the ecosystem of work. Last week, I rambled about how work is a system. People holding collective gathering spaces are working hard to make the best call about how to proceed. And, we are all working through our choices together. Much later, I realized most of us at work have these sorts of off-handed interactions with people--not exactly about work but incredibly important to your ability to do your job.

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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The Keys To Energizing 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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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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