Capacity | Beth's Blog - Part 6

Archive for the ‘Capacity’ Category

Taking 18 Minutes Day Towards A Year-Long Focus

Over the holiday break,  I read  18 Minutes:  Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done by Peter Bregman who blogs at at the HBR.  This book is a gem.  Each chapter starts with a personal story that illustrates a concept related to managing unproductive distractions.  … Read More

How Can Nonprofits Switch to a Data-Informed Culture?

I’ve been reflecting on why some nonprofits do a better job of  measurement and learning, while others do not.  What is the difference?  It comes down to organizational culture.   The nonprofits that embrace measurement have a data-driven culture.  That is they make decisions based on meaningful data, rather than solely by gut.… Read More

Are You Charting Impact of Your Social Media?

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance, GuideStar USA and Independent Sector launched “Charting Impact,” a standard framework to easily and clearly understand the objectives, benchmarks for progress, and impact of nonprofits and foundations.    Charting Impact uses five deceptively simple questions that require reflection and discussion about what really matters – results.… Read More

Learning In Public On Wikis

I’m just beginning a new crop of peer learning projects for nonprofits to learn the practice of being  networked nonprofits and use social media effectively at Zoetica and through my work as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation.

I’m also trying to shift my own practice into more design and train the trainers and coach the coaches versus direct delivery.  … Read More

Reflections: Center for Health Leadership Social Media Workshop

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I was honored to be included as one of the instructors for the  Center for Health Leadership (CHL) at UC Berkeley 21st Century New Media Training Series, designed for health professionals to learn how to strategically use new media for public health practice and health care.     … Read More