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Small, But Mighty: A Resource for Small Nonprofit Leaders

Note from Beth:  I’m honored to be a member of the Leap Ambassadors Community, a group of people in the nonprofit sector who care deeply about high performance. A recent work product from this community includes “Small, But Mighty,” created by a small group led by Debra Natenshon and Karen Walker, the guest post authors. 

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Book Review: Engine of Impact – Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

Last week I attended the launch of the book, Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector by William F. Meehan III and Kim Starkey Jonker, with a Foreword by Jim Collins.  The authors identify seven leadership best practices of high performance based on their extensive experience in the nonprofit and philanthropy sector.… Read More

The Happy Healthy Data Nerd: Using Your Personal Health Data to Support Your Wellbeing

The passion that many nonprofit data nerds feel for our work is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, that fervor helps us to keep going in the face of difficult challenges, like analyzing a huge data set. On the other hand,  we can be so driven running data visualizations at the keyboard for hours that we don’t stop to refuel or even notice we are experiencing symptoms of burnout.… Read More

New Resource for Nonprofits: The Data Playbook – Practices for Purpose-Driven Work

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Join me at Markets for Good on December 6 at 1 pm EST for a FREE roundtable discussion about the new Data Playbook

It has been almost exactly four years since I published Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, with co-author, Katie Paine.  … Read More

Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

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Note from Beth:  I was thrilled to be interviewed by Steve along with many other nonprofit data nerds, for his new book, Data Driven Nonprofits.   He was kind enough to send me an advanced copy and it is definitely a must read.  

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