Note from Beth: Last month, I facilitated a workshop for the Knight Digital Media Learning Seminar in Miami on "Leading on Social Media." It was an interactive workshop and the content was on how to leverage senior leaders, board, and staff as champions on social channels. Rachel Calderon, Marketing and Communications Manager, Central Florida Foundation was a workshop participant and after the workshop we brainstormed a design for training her board members to be champions. She agreed … [Read more...] about Training Board Members As Social Media Ambassadors
Last week, I had the honor of participating on a keynote panel at Celgene Corporation's Patient Partners annual meeting ahead of the ASCO Conference (ASCO is a professional oncology society committed to conquering cancer through research, education, prevention and delivery of high-quality patient care). The panel included Stefani Klaskow, Head of Industry/Healthcare at Google; Carrie Martin Munk, Chief Communications & Marketing Office, The ALS Association, and Jackie Fouse, Ph.d, … [Read more...] about Social Media, Networks, and Data in Patient Healthcare Networks
Found when researching systems thinking. Such a friendly visual...telescopes, tents, and teddy bears. #netlead pic.twitter.com/gmb9TYyifz — Rebecca Arno (@rarno) February 3, 2015 I'm facilitating a peer learning course on practical networked leadership skills with a group of community foundation leaders for the Knight Digital Media Center and part of the "practice" is having conversations and sharing thought provoking ideas with our professional networks via social media. Rebecca Arno was … [Read more...] about The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership
[slideshare id=40885791&doc=sociallifecycle-141029142644-conversion-gate02] Whenever I do a workshop, keynote, or webinar for nonprofits, the most frequently asked question is "What social channel(s) should our nonprofit use?" or variations "Is X social channel worth it for our organization?" or "With limited time and resources, what social channels make sense to invest in?" This is one of the questions that is hard to answer with a sound byte of clever, easy advice. It depends on the … [Read more...] about How Many Social Channels Should Our Nonprofit Use?
Almost five years ago to the day, I was lucky enough to meet Peter Plastrik and Madeleine Taylor while I was Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation. Peter and Madeleine were the among the pioneers in writing about, designing, facilitating, and evaluating networks in the social impact space. Almost tend years ago, they co-wrote "Net Gains," one of the first practical handbooks on building and working in networks for social change. Whether it is a network of organizations or individuals, … [Read more...] about Book Review: Connecting to Change the World