Happy Healthy Nonprofit | Beth's Blog - Part 16

Archive for the ‘Happy Healthy Nonprofit’ Category

How Can Nonprofits Switch From Scarcity to Abundance Mindsets When It Comes To Self-Care?

The November Nonprofit Blog Carnival is about the theme of how nonprofits can move from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset.   I’ve been thinking a lot about scarcity and abundance mindsets lately because the first chapter of the Happy, Healthy Nonprofit:  Impact without Burnout book I’m writing with Aliza Sherman asks this question: “Why do people who work for nonprofits not practice self-care and burnout?”  The scarcity mindset exists when it comes to self-care because there is a lack of belief that self-care can help their organization achieve better results.  … Read More

What I learned from Jad Abumrad About the Secrets of Creative Risk Taking

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I’m very honored to be giving the ending keynote and facilitating a design lab on self-care and avoiding burnout  at the National Arts Marketing Project Conference.    Because I started my career in the arts field and wanted to do some active listening to the audience before speaking, I came in for the whole conference.… Read More

How One Nonprofit Senior Staff Uses Walks and Talks

Meet Karen Bloom who is Chief Advancement Officer for Project Kesher, an organization that trains women to become change-makers across 9 time zones, with leadership programs that are based on Jewish identity building and social activism.   She is a nonprofit senior staffer who knows the value of walking at work.  … Read More

Meet Dr. James A. Levine: The 1st “You can walk and work!”Evangelist

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On my 12 hour plane ride back from Ukraine, I read Dr. James A. Levine’s book “Get Up: Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About It.” (Yes, I see the irony)   He  is the Co-Director of the Mayo Clinic/Arizona State University Solutions Initiative and the inventor of the treadmill desk.… Read More