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
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?
My book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit, was published a month before the presidential election. In the wake of some of the most stressful times for nonprofits and activists that I work with, many are seeking out ways to reduce burnout, practice self-care and build empathetic relationships and supportive policies in the workplace. Here’s what to watch in 2019: Building a culture of wellbeing in the nonprofit workplace is more popular than ever: Organizational culture has become your nonprofit’s … [Read more...] about Burnout, Resilience and Nonprofits: The Latest Research, Trend, and Insights
In the Happy Healthy Nonprofit, one important area that we focus on are the pillars of self-care which begins with getting good quality sleep. This healthy habit sets the stage for you to incorporate other self-care routines that we describe in our book. One surefire way to ruin your sleep is to use your mobile phone as an alarm clock. Why? According to scientific research, reading a tablet or mobile phone with its backlit display in bed can make it harder to fall asleep and your sleep … [Read more...] about Stop Sleeping with Your Iphone