Rituals are intentional small, tangible acts done routinely and carry meaning. Our family has several New Year's rituals, including a nature hike. This year we hiked by the Pacific Ocean in Big Sur. (Pictured above) Rituals can also be used by professionals to boost personal productivity because rituals capitalize on our brains’ ability to direct our behavior on autopilot, allowing us to reach our goals even when we are distracted or preoccupied with other things. (In fact, … [Read more...] about Five New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals
The Smart Nonprofit I am thrilled to share with you my article in today’s Harvard Business Review, “How Smart Tech Is Transforming Nonprofits," co-authored with Allison Fine. The article highlights some of the themes in our book, The Smart Nonprofit: Staying Human-Centered in an Automated World, coming out in March, 2022. The Smart Nonprofit is a jargon-free roadmap for nonprofit staff, boards, volunteers, and funders on the ways “smart technologies” like artificial intelligence are … [Read more...] about The Smart Nonprofit Book and New Article in Harvard Business Review!