Beth Kanter's Blog

Just One Good Tip To Address Nonprofit Workload Stress

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Leadership

When I facilitate staff retreats or workshop on wellbeing in the workplace based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit, we do some reflective exercises, including taking the nonprofit burnout assessment, identifying stress triggers and reactions before creating a self-care plan and addressing cultural norms..… Read More

Artificial Intelligence for Good: A Few Good Articles To Read #AI4Good

AI4Good, Digital Strategy

Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit, and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and spread generosity.  It was almost ten years ago that we published the Networked Nonprofit during the early days of social media and networks.… Read More

A Meeting Ritual To Get Rid of Unnecessary Meetings That Waste Time

Meetings, Organizational Culture, Resilience

The Meeting Escape Hatch: Ritual Design Lab for Org Change from Margaret Hagan on Vimeo.

I’ve been interested in organizational rituals that build resilience.  Being in a meeting that is a waste of your time can suck your energy.  … Read More

WEB Network: The Well-Being and Equity Bridging Network

Innovation, Leadership, Networked Nonprofit, Resilience

I have been working on an exciting project along with dream team of network thinkers and people who are excited about the idea of how collective action drives health in our communities. I want to share it with you. The network is called “WEB” which stands for The Well-Being and Equity Bridging (WEB) Network. … Read More

What fundraisers Need To Know About Next Era of Digital Technology

AI4Good, Bots, Resilience

Yes, I walked onto the stage for the closing plenary at the Festival del Fundraising wearing an astronaut suit (that included a GivingTuesday sticker), to the theme of 2001 Space Odyssey, speaking Italian (poorly), with Marcelo Iniarra (creative concept was his idea) and shared some insights about the new ecosystem for fundraisers.… Read More