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Break Your Mobile Phone Addiction: There’s An App for That and More

Having trouble getting that mobile phone out of your hands and checking it when you need to focus on work? There’s an app that can help you break your mobile phone addiction and it makes it fun.  The app is called Forest that turns putting down your phone into a game.… Read More

6 Tips for Nonprofits to Combat Digital Distraction and Improve Productivity

On Feb. 13th, I’ll be doing a FREE Webinar for nonprofits hosted by Salesforce Foundation on “Combatting Digital Distraction and Technology Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace.” Come join me. 

Ever hear of something called “Nomophobia? The word itself is an abbreviation for ‘no-mobile-phone-phobia’ and refers to the anxiety you feel when you don’t have your mobile phone handy or have a signal.… Read More

How To Avoid Becoming Addicted To Your Mobile Phone

I have been reading Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked by Adam Alter, a professor of marketing at NYU.   The book is about our behavioral addictions to our smartphones, video games, social media, and email and how to break them.… Read More

Apple Pay for Nonprofits: Frictionless Online Philanthropy

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Apple has had a rule that banned iOS apps from collecting funds for charities or fundraisers via Apple Pay. That means if they collected funds, it would have to take place outside the app, such as through a browser or text.   … Read More

How Are You Taking A Summer Break from Your Tech?

Last week was the first day of summer and it got me thinking about doing a digital detox.  However, Aliza Sherman and I were reviewing the final round of edits from our copy editor at Wiley for our forthcoming book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit due out in October.  … Read More