December, 2010 | Beth's Blog - Part 6

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What is An Open Community?

Note from Beth: I’m taking part in the virtual book tour Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer are doing to explore concepts from Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web.    I read an early draft of the book and think it is a very important idea for those of us in the nonprofit community embrace.  

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Why Should Nonprofits Choose Abundance (and Breathe)

Flickr Photo by TheeErin

Is that a Zen graffiti artist?   Did he run out of paint before spraying the letter “e”?    Who knows, but if nonprofits embrace abundance, wouldn’t it give them more time to breathe?   Trying to do everything, a scarcity model,  is such an exhausting way to work.… Read More

A Peer Learning Community for Nonprofits and Social Media

Photo by Teddy Llovet

Freely sharing and facilitating community knowledge is part of my DNA as it for many colleagues in the nonprofit technology field.   Over the years,  I’ve participated in and started many nptech online sandboxes, small online learning cohorts and wiki projects to explore best practices in nonprofit technology  hosted on many different platforms and in collaboration with many different organizations.   Read More