September, 2019 | Beth's Blog

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AI for Fundraising Today: Voice Activated Fundraising & Chat Bots for Giving

Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit, and I are actively researching the use of Artificial Intelligence to better understand what nonprofits need to know about artificial intelligence to future proof their programs, marketing, and fundraising strategies?

The field of artificial intelligence has been around since the 1950’s and evolved into many sub-areas and an alphabet soup of technical jargon.

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The Nonprofit’s Guide To Inclusive Walking Meetings: Strolling Meetings

Meetings can not only be a waste of time if they are not well designed, but can also zap our energy. Even worse, the meeting can be so boring that participants tune out or cancel. One way to shake things is up to host a “Strolling” Meeting.… Read More

Single Most Important Way That Nonprofit Leaders Make Personal Resilience A Habit

This week I was honored to facilitate a mini-workshop, “The Happy Healthy Woman Leader, at the Women Funded 2019 conference in San Francisco. The session was based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and covered the topics of recognizing burnout and stress, creating a self-care plan, and implementing new personal resilience habits.… Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: Making Accommodations In Workshops

CoAct Detroit

Last week I facilitated a workshop in Detroit hosted by Co-Act, a nonprofit collaboration space in Detroit. The workshop was focused on personal resilience and self-care based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and was part of a series of workshops on resilience.… Read More

Will Artificial Intelligence Augment Nonprofit Staff or Replace?

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, bots, and other automation technologies offer many benefits to nonprofit professionals because it can perform basic and mundane tasks. As a result,  it frees up staff time to focus on higher value activities. Artificial Intelligence can help nonprofits do more with less staff time, including the tasks described below.… Read More