Happy Healthy Nonprofit | Beth's Blog - Part 14

Archive for the ‘Happy Healthy Nonprofit’ Category

January’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What are you doing to be happier and healthier in 2016?

As many of you know, I am working on a new book The Happy Healthy Nonprofit with co-author Aliza Sherman. We want to include your voice, so we are hosting January’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

January starts a new year and a good time to reflect, recharge, and establish healthy habits that make us more effective in our nonprofit work.… Read More

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: To Get a Good Night’s Sleep – Don’t Sleep with Your iPhone

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In the Happy Healthy Nonprofit,  one important area that we focus on are the pillars of self-care which begins with getting good quality sleep.

This healthy habit sets the stage for you to incorporate other self-care routines that we describe in our book.  … Read More

Interview with Greg McKeown about #EssentialLive

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For the past five years, I have been lucky enough to attend the Social Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley, an interdisciplinary conference that brings together leaders at the intersection of technology, investment, philanthropy, international development, and business to share innovative ideas about social change.  … Read More

Self-Care for Social Changemakers: What I learned from Aisha Moore

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As part of the research for our book, The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit:  Impact without Burnout, I have been following the various  conversations threads about self-care, avoiding burnout, compassion fatigue, and work/life balance in the nonprofit and social change sectors.   A colleague who I have worked with in the past, Aisha Moore, a health and social justice professional tweeted me from the Mindful Leadership Summit.  … Read More

Walking During Board Retreats: A Few Tips

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I recently joined the advisory board of the Leadership Learning Community.  Last week, we had a board retreat to dive into identifying core results as part of results-based accountability work, facilitated by an excellent outside consultant.   Board retreats, day long meetings, can be potentially be deadly — sitting most of the time and hearing a parade of reports.  … Read More