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The Failure Bow: How To Stop the Blame and Shame Game and Start Learning

When you read this post,  I’ll be on a plane to the facilitate the opening plenary at the Legal Services TIG Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 16th.  One of my key themes for the year is to look at failure and learning – and will also have a chance to dive into a conversation at the upcoming COF Conference with colleague Peter Sims, Author of Little Bets and founder of BLKSHP.    … Read More

Unicef’s Little Bet on Pinboard

Last month, I had the honor of keynoting the Social Good Brasil Conference and one of the other keynote speakers was Peter Sims, author of “Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries.”  I will have a full book review coming.  … Read More

Will the Virtual Summit Replace Face-to-Face Guest Post By Kari Dunn Saratovsky

Note from Beth: Last June, I live blogged the virtual Millennial Donor Summit and it was an interesting experience. So I was very interested to hear about the lessons learned report  about the virtual summit and Kari agreed to write a guest post.    

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Google + for Social Change Activists: Dive in Early or Wait?

Last week, I helped launch a peer exchange Webinar for  Packard Foundation for Children’s Health Insurance grantees with Spitfire Communications (creators of the SMART chart).  The focus is how to effectively integrate social media channels and measure and learn.   Two grantees that work on Children’s Healthcare  at the national level and have experience using social media as part of an integrated campaign were co-presenters.  … Read More

Can You Experiment Your Way Out of the Filter Bubble?

One of the books in my summer reading pile is Eli Pariser’s  The Filter Bubble:  What the Internet is Hiding From You.      Last week, my Networked Nonprofit co-author Alison Fine recently interviewed the author on her monthly  Chroncile of Philanthropy podcast.  … Read More