Mindfulness | Beth's Blog - Part 10

Archive for the ‘Mindfulness’ Category

Time Management for Nonprofit Social Media Professionals: What’s Your Best Tip?

In the nonprofit sector, time is our most valuable resource.   It can’t be recycled if we squander it.

Distractions are time wasters and you need to manage them not the other way around.    Some interruptions come from our physical environment.  Co-workers stop at your desk to chat or a colleague asks you to compile a report.  … Read More

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to reduce distractions.  It’s about curating your network but allowing time for strategic serendipity.    I’ll be writing about that topic in the weeks and months to come.

I’ve discovered some wonderful discussion threads about one of my favorite topics:  Information Overload and Strategies for Coping. … Read More

Finding Balance: Our Relationship with Technology and Social Networks

I’m just back from a few days mostly offline in the Point Reyes National Seashore area to walk along the beach and appreciate the beautiful views and nature.  Taking an Internet or technology break is important, especially if you live a constantly connected lifestyle.… Read More

Chasing the Squirrels Out of Your Email Box: Gmail Priority Inbox

I like to joke about how using social networks like Twitter can give you “ADOLAS” (ADD, Oh, look at Squirrel!).    The reference is from the Disney/Pixar movie UP – the scenes where the talking dogs can’t finish a sentence because they get distracted by a squirrel.… Read More

What Tools Do You Use for Making Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Use Efficient?

 

Note from Beth: Social media is not a waste a time, but there are ways to waste your time.   On Saturday, I had the honor of presenting at Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp and one of the burning questions was about efficiency.  

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