Beth Kanter's Blog

Small, But Mighty: A Resource for Small Nonprofit Leaders

Capacity, Guest Post, Leadership, Measurement

Note from Beth:  I’m honored to be a member of the Leap Ambassadors Community, a group of people in the nonprofit sector who care deeply about high performance. A recent work product from this community includes “Small, But Mighty,” created by a small group led by Debra Natenshon and Karen Walker, the guest post authors. 

Read More

Nonprofit Book Review: Social Startup Success – A Must Read for 2018

Books


One of my favorite activities is to do a networking walk on The Dish trail, a five mile somewhat challenging hike adjacent to the Stanford University campus, a location where Silicon Valley start up entrepreneurs have famously walked and made deals or come up with great ideas.… Read More

Facebook Announces Overhaul of Newsfeed: What Does It Mean for Nonprofits?

Digital Strategy, Digital Trends, Strategy

 

Yesterday was my birthday.  And the one great thing about social media, particularly Facebook, is that you get to hear from many people wishing you a happy day because the platform alerts them.  This year I had a tsunami of birthday wishes.… Read More

A Few Thoughts About Nonprofits and Digital Transformation in 2018

Digital Strategy

Over the past year, I have felt less optimistic than ever about the power of connectivity and networks for social good. And, if the truth be told, almost to the point of wanting to crawl up on a fetal position and never another look at a screen again.… Read More

AI and Nonprofits: Will Bots Make Transition from Functional to Friendship?

Bots

The next disruptive technology phase is already upon here and it includes a technology designed to emulate human conversation – chatbots programmed with artificial intelligence.  It will have implications for nonprofits way beyond simply setting up a Facebook Messenger bot for your nonprofit’s Facebook Brand Page.… Read More