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The Happy Healthy Data Nerd: Using Your Personal Health Data to Support Your Wellbeing

The passion that many nonprofit data nerds feel for our work is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, that fervor helps us to keep going in the face of difficult challenges, like analyzing a huge data set. On the other hand,  we can be so driven running data visualizations at the keyboard for hours that we don’t stop to refuel or even notice we are experiencing symptoms of burnout.… Read More

The Spirit of @GivingTuesday Continues: #MyGivingStory Grant Opportunity

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Join me for a Twitter Chat about #MyGivingStory at 1pmPST/4pmEST on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016.

During the chat, @GivingTues will start with welcomes, and then lead a discussion about storytelling best practices. Participants include @GivingTues, @magusgalmarini (Agus Galmarini of the Gates Foundation) @ArielAzoff (Social Impact at Medium), @meansandrew (Head of Philanthropy & Civic Innovation @Uptake) and me.

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New Resource for Nonprofits: The Data Playbook – Practices for Purpose-Driven Work

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Join me at Markets for Good on December 6 at 1 pm EST for a FREE roundtable discussion about the new Data Playbook

It has been almost exactly four years since I published Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, with co-author, Katie Paine.  … Read More

6 Insights The Sharing Economy Tells Us About The Future Of Fundraising

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Note from Beth:   December is a time when start to reflect on the past year and future online trends for fundraising.  The term “Sharing Economy” came to my attention two years ago after attending the SHARE conference in San Francisco and there were some implications for philanthropy.    

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