Happy Healthy Nonprofit | Beth's Blog - Part 9

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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Why the Nonprofit Work Ethic Is Outdated and Needs to Change


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


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!


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


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