Happy Healthy Nonprofit | Beth's Blog - Part 9

Archive for the ‘Happy Healthy Nonprofit’ Category

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, I literally contacted obx rentals a few days before leaving and I was able to get one of the nicest house aorund.… Read More

Curiosity Kills Bad Work Habits

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The topic of habit change is something that Aliza Sherman and I researched and experimented with as we wrote “The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout” over the last year.  Habit change research was one of our favorite rabbit holes to explore.… Read More

Reflections from Arts Leaders Workshop: Resilient Leaders from the Inside/Out

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Earlier this month I was in Boston for the annual convention for Americans for the Arts where I facilitated a leadership development pre-conference workshop, “Impact without Burnout: Resilient Arts Leaders from the Inside/Out.”  I was lucky enough to collaborate with Janet McIntyre, a nonprofit leadership coach and Jeffrey Golde, Adjunct Professor of Management: Columbia Business School, along with Abe Flores from AFTA.  … Read More

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time


At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was thrilled to co-facilitate an interactive session called “Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Using Tech for Healthier Work and Life” with Aliza Sherman (who is my co-author for the Happy,Healthy Nonprofit Book), and Gina Schmeling, Director of Individual Giving, Hazon.… Read More