Note from Beth: In my own work on activating a culture of wellbeing, employee engagement is a key component to success. My colleagues, Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter, have just published a new book, "The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement (For Millennials, Boomers, and Everyone Else) which provides a wealth of practical information and strategies. The Surprising Secret to Improving Employee Engagement - Guest Post by Maddie Grant & Jamie Notter For nearly two decades, the Gallup … [Read more...] about The Surprising Secret to Improving Employee Engagement
Archives for February 2019
I'm excited to co-presenting a session at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference called "Activating A Culture of Resilience for Sustainable Impact," with fellow NTEN board members, Ananda Leeke & Meico Whitlock as well as Carrie Rice. This will be an interactive session and we'll each be tackling a different aspect of resilience. I'll be talking about workplace rituals and the link to resilience. The definition of resilience is the ability to bounce back from difficult situations. … [Read more...] about Activating A Culture of Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace
Note from Beth: At last year's Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was lucky enough to join a "birds of a feather" lunch table. The topic was bullet journaling and the table host was nonprofit tech colleague Ma'ayan Alexander. I have found this productivity very useful in my own work and Ma'ayan was kind enough to write up this guest post for nonprofit professionals. Bullet Journaling for Nonprofit Professionals - Guest Post by Ma’ayan Alexander Bullet Journal (BuJo) started as “an analog … [Read more...] about Bullet Journaling for Nonprofit Professionals
Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits. Most recently, we co-authored a policy brief for the Toda Peace Institute on artificial intelligence and its implications for civil society. We are tracking reports, articles, and new items about AI and Social Good. Think about AI and bots, and the algorithms that fuel them as tools that can swim through large pools of data pools of data, text, photos, and even videos. AI can do this faster … [Read more...] about AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup
Much of my training and facilitation work lately has been centered around the ideas in my recent book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit. The nonprofit organizations I'm working with are are seeking out ways to create collective resilience in their workplaces. Much of this has to do with how people appreciate each other as well as building a sense of community, followed by activities and supporting policies in the workplace. I've been facilitating nonprofit workshops and staff retreats focused on … [Read more...] about Can AI & Bots Help Create A More Positive Nonprofit Workplace Culture?