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Icebreakers for Online Meetings That Introverts Will Love

In my work as a trainer and facilitator, I make workshops and master classes as interactive as possible, incorporating peer discussion, movement, and creativity. I feel this makes a better learning experience. The same goes for in-person meetings.

However, these days so many of my meetings take place online, typically on Zoom, and interactivity can be a challenge.… Read More

Single Most Important Way That Nonprofit Leaders Make Personal Resilience A Habit

This week I was honored to facilitate a mini-workshop, “The Happy Healthy Woman Leader, at the Women Funded 2019 conference in San Francisco. The session was based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and covered the topics of recognizing burnout and stress, creating a self-care plan, and implementing new personal resilience habits.… Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: Making Accommodations In Workshops

CoAct Detroit

Last week I facilitated a workshop in Detroit hosted by Co-Act, a nonprofit collaboration space in Detroit. The workshop was focused on personal resilience and self-care based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and was part of a series of workshops on resilience.… Read More

How Can Elmo Make Your Nonprofit’s Meetings More Effective?

No, I’m not talking about the cute red Muppet. ELMO stands for “Enough! Let’s Move On.”  It is a ritual or organizational norm that can used during meetings to avoid unnecessary discussions that don’t support the meeting objectives. … Read More

Tips for Activating a Culture of Wellbeing in the Nonprofit Workplace

Last month, I was honored to present and facilitate an all-day workshop for nonprofit leaders at the Oregon Nonprofit Leadership Conference on how to activate a culture of well being in the nonprofit workplace, based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.… Read More