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Healthy Nonprofit Work Culture: Shouldn’t That 2 Hour Conference Call Have Been An Email?

That is a slogan on a t-shirt, and while meant as a joke, it is all too familiar for many nonprofits.   Meetings that waste your time!

When we talk about healthy nonprofit work culture, the fit nonprofit, it goes beyond having organizations create wellness policies and practices that encourage staff to eat right, exercise, take vacation time, and get enough sleep.    … Read More

The Secret Every Successful Nonprofit Leader Knows About Being Productive

I’m facilitating a peer learning project on practical networked leadership skills for emerging nonprofit leaders.    As we all know, living in a networked world creates opportunities for abundance.   But having many choices and opportunities requires developing a special set of skills  in order to be successful.  … Read More

Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Note from Beth: Last month, I facilitated a workshop for the Knight Digital Media Learning Seminar in Miami on “Leading on Social Media.”  It was an interactive workshop and the content was on how to leverage senior leaders, board, and staff as champions on social channels.    Read More

What I Learned From @Sree Sreenivasan Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum

I just spent two days in Miami at the Knight Foundation Media Learning Seminar where I co-facilitate a pre-conference workshop on leading on social channels with Amy Gahran and Stephanie Rudat.   But I also got an opportunity to finally hear the keynote speaker, Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer of the @MetMuseum in person.  … Read More

Why Good Habit Formation Is Important for Nonprofits

For the past few months, I’ve been working on a new project that will launch next month.   It is a leadership professional development project for emerging leaders in nonprofits in collaboration with Third Plateau funded by the Packard Foundation.

This pilot project will test a leadership development training model for emerging leaders in environmental organizations that uses a combination of peer learning, coaching, and mentoring.… Read More