Note from Beth: I've been a big believer in shared knowledge and learning for the sector. IssueLab has been working for ten years to apply the age-old knowledge management question, “what if I knew what others know?” to the hard-earned lessons of nonprofits and foundations. While they confess that they still don’t know the ultimate answer to that question, they have learned a thing or two in their continued pursuit of that goal. That's why I'm so grateful they are sharing it in this guest … [Read more...] about How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should
Archives for June 2016
[slideshare id=59949012&doc=finalmastertechwizardssession-160323182352] Note from Beth: At this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was lucky to co-design and facilitate a session on technology training with colleagues John Kenyon, Cindy Leonard and Jeanne Allen. Cindy and Jeanne wrote this great reflection of what we learned and how we facilitated this very interactive session. As I am planning for workshops in the fall in Cleveland and North Carolina (with Jeanne Allen), … [Read more...] about How to Be a Wizard at Tech Training Design and Delivery
Earlier this month I was in Boston for the annual convention for Americans for the Arts where I facilitated a leadership development pre-conference workshop, "Impact without Burnout: Resilient Arts Leaders from the Inside/Out." I was lucky enough to collaborate with Janet McIntyre, a nonprofit leadership coach and Jeffrey Golde, Adjunct Professor of Management: Columbia Business School, along with Abe Flores from AFTA. Needless to say, I learned a lot and wanted to capture some of it here as … [Read more...] about Reflections from Arts Leaders Workshop: Resilient Leaders from the Inside/Out
Last week was the first day of summer and it got me thinking about doing a digital detox. However, Aliza Sherman and I were reviewing the final round of edits from our copy editor at Wiley for our forthcoming book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit due out in October. That task required a screen! Now that task has been checked off my to do list, I am ready to pay attention to technology wellness again. The first thing I did was to take a walk at the Stanford Dish, a nearby nature hiking area, … [Read more...] about How Are You Taking A Summer Break from Your Tech?
Note from Beth:I've been a fan of Games for Change Festival since 2006 when I first heard about it, almost ten years ago. While I have not been able to attend every year, I do publish a guest post every year with a roundup of how nonprofits are embracing the use of games. In return, Games for Change Festival offers my readers a discount on the registration (read on). How Nonprofits Are Using Games for Mission Driven Work - guest post by Susanna Pollack Every year, more nonprofits and … [Read more...] about How Nonprofits Are Using Games for their Mission Driven Work