Beth Kanter's Blog

Why and How Rituals Build Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace

Organizational Culture, Resilience

Last week I presented a session at the  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.

We each tackled a different aspect of resilience. … Read More “Why and How Rituals Build Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace”

Trainer’s Notebook: Using Posters To Spark Learning

Training Design

Before I get to the topic of using posters to make your workshops or meeting more interactive (and fun), I want to wish you a Happy International Women’s Day!  The photo above is from a mini-workshop I did as part of Wake International’s “Tech2EmpowerUSA.” at Twitter Headquarters this week. … Read More “Trainer’s Notebook: Using Posters To Spark Learning”

The Surprising Secret to Improving Employee Engagement

Books, Engagement, Guest Post, Organizational Culture

Note from Beth: In my own work on activating a culture of wellbeing, employee engagement is a key component to success. My colleagues, Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter, have just published a new book, “The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement (For Millennials, Boomers, and Everyone Else) which provides a wealth of practical information and strategies.

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Activating A Culture of Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Organizational Culture, Resilience

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. … Read More “Activating A Culture of Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace”

Bullet Journaling for Nonprofit Professionals

Guest Post, Mindfulness, Reflection

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. 

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