Beth Kanter\'s Blog

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Training Design

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Photo: Americans for the Arts

Designing and facilitating training (not matter the topic)  is one of my passions and why I blog about it on a regular basis.  I also love sharing techniques and tips with other trainers and often do “train the trainers” sessions as part of my practice.  

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Pokemon Go and Nonprofits

Storytelling, Tools and Tactics


Pokemon Go, the latest installment in the best-selling Pokémon video game series, launched as a smartphone app using augmented reality. It became an overnight viral sensation and cultural phenomena.  Perhaps its appeal is an escape from all the bad things that are happening the world right now.… Read More

Curiosity Kills Bad Work Habits

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Leadership

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The topic of habit change is something that Aliza Sherman and I researched and experimented with as we wrote “The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout” over the last year.  Habit change research was one of our favorite rabbit holes to explore.… Read More

New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding

Data

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Nonprofit data nerds will love this new resource from Media Impact Funders and Foundation Center called “Foundation Maps for Media Funding,” a free, interactive mapping and research tool that shows the full scope of philanthropically funded media projects worldwide since 2009.… Read More

How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should

Capacity, Data, Learning

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Note from Beth: I’ve been a big believer in shared knowledge and learning for the sector.  IssueLab has been working for ten years to apply the age-old knowledge management question, “what if I knew what others know?” to the hard-earned lessons of nonprofits and foundations.  

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