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The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book: Upcoming Activities and Early Reviews

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Credit: Rob Cottingham

We are just weeks away from the launch of the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout, my third book, co-authored with Aliza Sherman.    Yesterday,  I was honored to deliver the ending keynote, “From Self-Care to We-Care” at the Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute.    … Read More

The Happy Healthy Social Change Activist: Passion for a Cause without Burnout

Last week I was honored to be a counselor at Museum Camp, an annual professional development event hosted by the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH). Each year they bring together diverse, passionate people for a sleep-away camp for adults where they  learn together through active, creative workshops and activities.  … Read More

Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change

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Pre-Order my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.  The book is being published by Wiley on October 10th.

I’ve just returned from week-long leadership development program in Israel called “Reality Storytellers” hosted by the Schusterman Foundation.  … Read More

Designing Professional Development for the Distracted Learner

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Bersin by Deloitte’s infographic “Meet the Modern Learner”

Bersin by Deloitte’s infographic “Meet the Modern Learner” is an excellent summary of the challenges facing trainers who need to design and deliver professional development for nonprofit professionals.   Instructional design is knowing how to organize your content and shape exercises based on brain and learning research.  … Read More

Taking a Break from Work: It Is Called A Vacation!

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That’s me on a Kayak on Monterrey Bay on the Coast of California getting eye level with some otters and harbor seals during my recent summer vacation.   As Aliza Sherman and I write in the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact Without Burnout due out in the fall, taking breaks is critical to working at your optimal levels of focus and attention, productivity, and creative thinking as well as coping with stressors throughout your day.  … Read More