September, 2015 | Beth's Blog - Part 3

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The Secret Sauce for Productive Nonprofit Meetings that No One Talks About

I’m facilitating a peer learning leadership development group for Emerging Nonprofit Leaders supported by the Packard Foundation.   One of the modules is on meetings.  It includes design and facilitation – and these days those are important leadership skills.   But often we forget to add the secret sauce: how to participate in meetings with impact.… Read More

Healthy and Productive Nonprofit Meetings: What Does the Research Say?

How many meetings and conference calls did you have yesterday?  Our work days are filled with meetings and conference calls with the intent of getting stuff done.  But many meetings end up being a complete waste of time.

That’s why we included a module in the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders peer learning group on meeting design and facilitation – and these days it is an important leadership skill.  … Read More

Help Empower Women Rights Organizations in the Ukraine

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A branch of my family tree is from the Ukraine.   At the age of 13, my grandfather left his country and ended up as a refugee in America.    Despite harsh conditions, he made a new life in a new country, but never forgot his homeland.… Read More