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Archive for September, 2011

7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

This morning I learned a new word for information overload – “content fried” from a colleague at the Packard Foundation.    It resonated.    We have so much content in our professional lives.  I’m talking about the stuff we consume daily to keep inform of our professional field.    … Read More

Visual Meeting Facilitation Workshop with David Sibbet

I’ve been a fan of visual thinking and graphic facilitation for many years – and have used the techniques to take notes for myself.    As a visual learner, mindmapping, drawing, and other techniques to think visually have helped me learn, synthesize lots of data, and see patterns.    … Read More

An Interview With Paull Young from Charity:Water

I first came across @paullyoung in September, 2008 when he implemented a birthday campaign as part of charity:water’s September campaign.   Fast forward a couple of years, and Paull is following his passion for clean water around the world and is the director of digital for charity:water.… Read More

Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

The discussion about the recent changes on Facebook has focused mostly around what it means for individuals, particularly the tension between openness and  privacy.    Many people are wondering what it means for nonprofit brands  using Facebook as one of their marketing channels.  … Read More

The Tension Between Publicness and Privacy

Last month, Facebook launched a major overhaul in the privacy settings. The changes, more than a dozen in all, were in two key areas: privacy changes to user profiles and changes to how users share content. Now with the changes to the timeline, actions, and open graph announced on Thursday, I’ve been hearing a lot of concerns, fears, and reports from nonprofit folks that their audiences are upset.… Read More