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Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Nonprofit #SocialCEOs Awards

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Zoe Amar and Matt Collins of Platypus Digital  created the #SocialCEO Awards in 2013 with the goal to celebrate charity leaders who are using social media in support of their organization’s missions.   This year’s winners were announced earlier this week.    They have also released a briefing on “Digital Leadership: How To Survive and Thrive As A Social CEO” in partnership with Just Giving.  … Read More

Healthy Nonprofit Work Culture: Shouldn’t That 2 Hour Conference Call Have Been An Email?

That is a slogan on a t-shirt, and while meant as a joke, it is all too familiar for many nonprofits.   Meetings that waste your time!

When we talk about healthy nonprofit work culture, the fit nonprofit, it goes beyond having organizations create wellness policies and practices that encourage staff to eat right, exercise, take vacation time, and get enough sleep.    … Read More

Training Board Members As Social Media Ambassadors

Note from Beth: Last month, I facilitated a workshop for the Knight Digital Media Learning Seminar in Miami on “Leading on Social Media.”  It was an interactive workshop and the content was on how to leverage senior leaders, board, and staff as champions on social channels.    Read More

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Brand Ambassadors on Social Channels

Today I presented on a “featured session” at the United Way Community Leaders Conference in Grapevine, Texas.  The conference theme was “Working Together in the Era of the Individual.”   I facilitated an interactive featured session on why and how leaders should be engaged on social as well as other insiders (employees, board, and volunteers).… Read More

Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data

I’m always on the look out for useful and thought provoking resources on how nonprofits can use data to make better decisions that lead to greater impact.   So, when Mary K Winkler, one of the nonprofit data nerds I follow on Twitter and Senior Research Associate at Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits & Philanthropy specializing in performance management told me via Twitter she had just published a new guide on this topic, I had to check it out.… Read More