September, 2018 | Beth's Blog

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Nonprofits and the Age of Automation: AI, Machine Learning, Bots Link Roundup

My Networked Nonprofit co-author Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about the Age of Automation with an eye towards our next book. This past year wrote an  op-ed for the Chronicle of Philanthropy on the age of automation and it implications for fundraisers as well as other articles, including Leveraging the Power of Bots for Civil Society on SSIR Blog and The Robots Have Arrived: How Nonprofits Can Put Them To Work on Guidestar Blog.   … Read More

The Causes and Costs of Lost Productivity in Nonprofit Workplaces and How To Avoid It

As part of the workshops that I deliver based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit, one of my most popular is how to avoid collaborative overload in the nonprofit workplace. Collaborative overload results from too many pointless meetings, a tsunami of emails, and a drumbeat of constant interruptions.… Read More