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Notes From A Brain Tweetup

Note from Beth: Hosting events for your network – where they can meet offline – can be a terrific away to build your network.   Jay Geneske, a social media professional, shares his experience from a recent Tweetup.

Notes from a Tweetup by Jay Geneske

In early January, the American Museum of Natural History announced that it would hold a Brain Tweetup for 75 of its Twitter followers. … Read More

Bringing a Network Mindset To Nonprofit Boards

Note from Beth: A few weeks ago, the Leadership Learning Community invited me into their board meeting.   Not just to quietly listen, but participate in the discussion about applying a networked lens to nonprofit governance.    (If you want to better understand what the term network mindset and what it has to do with nonprofit leadership, check out their recent paper on the topic.)

Guest Post: Bringing a Network Mindset to Our Nonprofit Board by Deborah Meehan

Over the last month as we prepared for the Leadership Learning Community (LLC) board meeting we decided to turn the light back on ourselves asking, “How might governing in a more networked way help us to fulfill our mission of promoting leadership approaches that are more networked and collective?… Read More

Tips for Shooting A Winning Video For Your Nonprofit

Note from Beth: After you read this guest post, you’ll have lots of great tips for your nonprofit’s video.   And don’t forget, The 5th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards is now  open for submissions from members of the YouTube Nonprofit Program until March 2nd.

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Guided Visualizations at a Social Media Strategy Workshop

Note from Beth: As a trainer,  I’m constantly on the prowl for new ideas for activities and exercises that get beyond death by PowerPoint.    After spending a lot of time developing trainer of trainers curriculum, it is also fun to incorporate new ideas.     

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Using Social Media to Share Research

Note from Beth: Last Spring,  Allison Fine and I did an evaluation report for the Case Foundation on the America’s Giving Challenge 2009.  One of the ideas we explored is it possible through social media to share some of the findings in a conversational way to help prod more insights from the field.  

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