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Simple Ways To Reduce Virtual Fatigue for Nonprofit Leaders

Introduction to the series from Computer and Text Neck Stretching Exercises by Desk Yogi

Since the pandemic started and the shift to all virtual, I have found myself sitting in front of a screen for longer stretches. If I don’t take stretch breaks at my desk or encourage everyone to stretch with me during virtual meetings, my neck hurts by the end of the day.… Read More

RIP John Haydon

The nonprofit tech & marketing world has lost one of its legends, John Haydon, from cancer.  If you do any work on digital strategy for nonprofits, you most likely knew John’s work and influenced by it.  I had the honor of knowing John for more than 12 years and working with him – he also did the graphics design for my first Facebook Page.… Read More

In Loving Memory of My Mom, Ruth D. Kanter (My Mom)

In Loving Memory of Ruth D. Kanter

My mom passed away peacefully last month a few months shy of her 90th birthday. My mom was generous and supportive of everyone in her life and those less fortunate than her. Even though I lived 3,000 miles away, I was blessed to get to spend time with her in the last five years since my Dad died.… Read More

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals To Begin 2018 with Clarity

I wish you a very happy and healthy 2018!  I used my holiday break as an opportunity for a brief digital detox and time for family, travel and fun.

During the first week of January , I use the quiet time for three New Year’s rituals that help me prepare for the year ahead and identify professional growth areas. … Read More

A Few Really Useful and FREE Social Media Tips Sheets and Resources

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Most of my work is as a trainer where I’m teaching workshops on leadership skills for emerging leaders,  self-care, social media strategy, train the trainers, and networks/data.  I am also an adjunct professor at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterrey, where I teach a course for graduate students on network strategy and networked leadership skills.  … Read More