We're approaching Labor Day Weekend. The Labor Day holiday is more than just the signal to the end of summer and a relaxing three-day weekend. The Labor Day Holiday, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. You may be familiar Goodwill as a place to shop, but the nonprofit does much more including helping people find jobs. In honor of Labor Day, Goodwill launches the #LaborofLove … [Read more...] about Inside Goodwill's #LaborofLove Campaign
Archives for August 2016
Note from Beth: I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of Data Driven Nonprofits by Steve Maclaughlin (launching Sept. 6th so stay tuned) and so data and nonprofits has been on my brain. So when colleague, Cheryl Contee reached out an idea for this post, I could not resist! Speaking of books, you can pre-order my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout due out in October. Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of … [Read more...] about Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online
Pre-Order my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. The book is being published by Wiley on October 10th. I’ve just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called “Reality Storytellers” hosted by the Schusterman Foundation. At the beginning of the trip, we were interviewed by Sharonna Karni Cohen, a women start up founder of a dreams portal, about our hopes and dreams for the trip and what we wanted to take back with us. This … [Read more...] about Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change
I've just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called "Reality Storytellers" hosted by the Schusterman Foundation. I was honored to travel around the country with 40 of the brightest and inspiring creative leaders, from screenwriters to speechwriters, publicists to producers, authors to filmmakers and more. The trip was packed with opportunities for us to reflect on our leadership and values, pursue our passion for crafting powerful stories and identify ways … [Read more...] about Experiential Leadership Development
Note from Beth: We are in the "dog days of summer," that quiet time of year when a lot of people are on vacation and we might catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower lighting up the night skies. It is not only a time for rest and relaxation, it is also an important time to start thinking about your nonprofit's year-end fundraising campaign. This guest post from Big Duck reminds us why Branding is so important to the success of fundraising and some options to help you be successful. … [Read more...] about The Key to Great Year-End Fundraising? Your Brand.