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Reboot Yourself: Take A Digital Detox Day

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In the “Happy,Healthy Nonprofit” book I’m writing with Aliza Sherman, a big theme in the book is “Technology Wellness,” which is  how to self-manage your technology usage at work and in life.    We are doing a workshop at SXSW on March 13th at 3:30 on this theme called “Go Reboot Yourself:  Get A Grip on Your Tech and Life

As the Internet has become integrated into how professionals communicate, access information, and connect to one another at work as well as personal lives, there are both the positive and negative changes our rapid adoption of social media and mobile phones has caused over the last decade.  … Read More

Go Reboot Yourself: Get A Grip on Tech

It may be the dog days of summer, but it is also that time of year to pitch your panel idea for March’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive festival, one of the largest gatherings of technology geeks.    SXSW uses a crowdsourcing process to get feedback on panel proposals by having potential speakers post their idea on the Panel Picker and ask their networks to vote.  … Read More

The Secret Every Successful Nonprofit Leader Knows About Being Productive

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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

The Benefits of Using Data to Bring Mindfulness to Your Work

Never in a million years did I ever think I would use data and mindfulness in the same sentence.      For the past two months, I’ve been wearing a rock in a bra, a device called Spire.  You think of it as a fitbit for stress developed by the Calming Technology Lab at Stanford University.  … Read More

A Simple Way for Nonprofit Leaders To Incorporate Mindfulness Into Their Daily Work

Yesterday,  I had the honor of being a guest facilitator at a transformative leadership retreat with colleagues Heather McLeod Grant, Chris Block, Lance Fors, and David Havens.   The retreat curriculum is built around the a framework  called “I-WE-IT” that covers mindsets and practical skills that today’s social change leaders of all generations need as we move towards more collective approaches.… Read More