Networks | Beth’s Blog - Part 15

Archive for the ‘Networks’ Category

Network Skills for Personal Productivity and Organizational Strategy

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about applying the “network mindset” to one’s works, whether that be philanthropy or nonprofits.  There are two different frames — you can use a networked mindset to increase your personal productivity or think of it in organizational strategy terms.… Read More

What can you learn by visualizing your Twitter network?

When we apply a network mindset to the way we work – whether as an individual or as part of a network strategy,  we believe that value is created through our connections, interactions and building relationships.  That’s social capital and it does have value.  … Read More

The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action

 

Last week at the TechSoup Global Summit, I had an opportunity to meet Annie Leonard and do a quick interview about their lessons learned working as a networked. … Read More

Bringing a Network Mindset To Nonprofit Boards

Note from Beth: A few weeks ago, the Leadership Learning Community invited me into their board meeting.   Not just to quietly listen, but participate in the discussion about applying a networked lens to nonprofit governance.    (If you want to better understand what the term network mindset and what it has to do with nonprofit leadership, check out their recent paper on the topic.)

Guest Post: Bringing a Network Mindset to Our Nonprofit Board by Deborah Meehan

Over the last month as we prepared for the Leadership Learning Community (LLC) board meeting we decided to turn the light back on ourselves asking, “How might governing in a more networked way help us to fulfill our mission of promoting leadership approaches that are more networked and collective?… Read More

TechSoup Global Summit: Inspiration Overload

I spent the last two days at the TechSoup Global Summit getting inspiration overload about social media, networks, social network mapping, networks of networks,  global peer learning, building a sector, nonprofit technology, and many other ideas I’m passionate about.  But it wasn’t just the ideas, it was also the people and making connections to colleagues I’ve known for more than a decade and connections to new people.… Read More