October, 2015 | Beth's Blog

Archive for October, 2015

#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient

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In 2010, I had an opportunity to do a Networked Nonprofit workshop in Kenya.  That’s where I met Zawadi Nyong’o, a young Kenyan woman and social change activist.

After the workshop, I hung out with participants providing some coaching.  … Read More

Announcing My Next Book: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

This graphic illustration was created by Chrissie Bonner, Illustrating Progress during a keynote talk I did at the Alliance for Nonprofit Management Conference on Oct. 7

I am excited to announce that I am working on my next book, tentatively titled “The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.”   I’m honored to be co-authoring this book with Aliza Sherman to be published in 2017 by Wiley.… Read More

From Self-Care to We-Care: Black Lives Matter Strategy for Wellness

This photo is from an open space session during last week’s Funders Learning Lab: Investing In Network Leadership.   I proposed a session with a title, “Going from Self Care to We Care” to talk about how do we scale a culture of self-care in networks.  … Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: Fishbowl Facilitation Technique

Last week, I participated in the “Funders Learning Lab: Investing in Networks and Network Leadership.”  The participants included both funders and practitioners with expertise in networks, leadership development, philanthropy and social justice.   The goal was to add to our collective understanding about investing in network leadership and networks.  … Read More

The One Secret To Better Virtual Meetings: Empathy

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Last week, I facilitated a peer learning session for Emerging Nonprofit Leaders and their mentors about healthy and productive meetings.     We covered the best practices of meetings, both face-to-face and virtual meetings.   I’ve been reflecting on the discussion we had about how meetings are “under belly” of an organization’s culture and ways to make incremental changes to improve meeting culture to avoid wasting time or frustration.… Read More