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Facilitating with Sticky Notes

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a convening of  ”network practitioners”  (consultants and others who are working with or networks of people and organizations on social change goals) at the Packard Foundation and designed and facilitated by consultants Gigi Barsoum and Heather Grant-McLeod.    … Read More

What I Learned From Adam Grant About Givers

Yesterday, at the Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service I attended a session called “It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body” featuring author Adam Grant, “Give and Take.”     The session was focused on the connection between volunteering and business benefits.… Read More

Are you a giver, taker, or matcher?

Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service kicks off today.  Best Selling Author Adam Grant, “Give and Take” will be doing a big session called “It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body” on June 20th.  … Read More

5 Reasons Why You Should Make Mentoring A Priority

Note from Beth: My friend Porter Gale has just launched a new book called “Your Network is Net Worth.”  Porter’s definition about networking is about charting your own course, following your passions, and making meaningful connections, which in turn increase your happiness and productivity.  

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Advancing Social Media Measurement for Philanthropic Outcomes #sm_re

How do you measure your network to learn how to improve outcomes?   That was one of many questions raised at during a Twitter Chat last week around the #sm_re hashtag.     The chat was a prelude to a convening on April 25th at the Robert Wood Johnston Foundation of  40 thinkers and practitioners, bringing diverse perspectives and expertise into discussions to develop measures for evaluating the impact of social media on philanthropic outcomes.  … Read More