Beth Kanter's Blog

Virtual Meeting Check-Ins & Icebreakers During A Pandemic

Online Meetings

I’ve been working in my pajamas since the early 1990s, during the early years of the Web.  My first remote job was to work with a virtual team to manage an online network for artists, called Artswire. Since those days, I have continued to hone my virtual facilitation skills to design and deliver effective virtual meetings and trainings.   … Read More

How To Facilitate Effective Virtual Meetings

Facilitation, Meetings

In light of the Coronavirus, many nonprofits are engaging in scenario planning.  Organizations have also been encouraging their employees to work from home or enlisted travel bans.  The list of conferences cancelled is growing, with some now being delivered a virtual gatherings. … Read More

Five Tips For Dealing with Online Harassment

Engagement, Strategy


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Note from Beth:  Online harassment is a problem especially for nonprofits that are doing advocacy for controversial issues.  My colleague Hannah Brennan, Senior Manager at Social Misfits Media, has written this post to share with a useful infographic on how to deal with trolls online.

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Human-Centered Design & AI: Google AI Impact Summit

AI4Good

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the Google Impact AI Summit that shared the learning and case studies from Google AI Challenge winners.    The Summit included presentations, panel discussions, and a “science fair” where we could see demos from and talk with the winners.… Read More

RIP John Haydon

Reflection

The nonprofit tech & marketing world has lost one of its legends, John Haydon, from cancer.  If you do any work on digital strategy for nonprofits, you most likely knew John’s work and influenced by it.  I had the honor of knowing John for more than 12 years and working with him – he also did the graphics design for my first Facebook Page.… Read More