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Favorite Factoids from the 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

M+R and NTEN have just released the annual 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study that analyzes data and messaging from nonprofits.     So, if you want to compare your nonprofit’s performance with other, this report is a useful tool.

What I liked most was the infographic they shared as a companion to the study. … Read More

NTC Reflection: How To Make Your Conference Panel A Magical Learning Experience

As many trainers and teachers already know, people have different learning styles.  Howard Gardner has dedicated his life work to this Theory of Multiple Intelligences.    Yet, many conference panels are designed to accommodate only one or two styles of learning and go shallow instead of going deep.  … Read More

Brainstorming with OpenIDEO to Save Lives

Note from Beth: I written a lot about crowdsourcing and measuring the impact of the crowd, so I’m really intrigued by this project because they are using crowdsourcing from creative people to get ideas about how to solve an on the ground project.   

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NTC Plenary: Dan Heath, Flip the Switch

The Friday plenary session at the NTC featured Dan Heath, Co-Author of Flip the Switch, and was all about organizational change.

Holly warmed up the crowd with a humorous slide show about the Internet connectivy. This year 2008 people are in attendance, the most ever.… Read More

NTC Day of Service 2011: The Art of Story Capture

This year’s Day of Service featured three different projects – a computer recycling project and installation of a wireless network in Washington, DC’s largest homeless shelter and  meal preparation at DC Central Kitchen.   Approximately 100 volunteers participated in service activities.  Event 360 was a sponsor for the Day of Service.… Read More