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Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff.  Leveraging the networks and personal brands of your staff as champions can help your organization’s communications strategy have more impact.    With a few guidelines and a little  training, employees can use social channels effectively  in service of  your organization’s mission AND their own learning.  … Read More

A Few Good Tools To Manage Your Online Professional Network Connections

The last two posts I published on professional networking, “Smart Professional Networking Online” and “Tidying Your Online Connections” prompted some great discussion when I shared on Facebook. Heidi Ketroser Massey and Nancy Schwartz asked about tools to help manage the process.… Read More

The Art of Tidying of Your Online Professional Network Connections

I’ve just finished teaching an online course for The Knight Digital Media Center @ USC Annenberg for community foundation leaders on practical networked leadership skills.  It covered how leaders can use their social channels as their authentic selves to engage with their communities and in leadership conversations with peers,  social learning, and intentionally building and developing professional networks online.… Read More

Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You

“You are not ever a genius all by yourself. Your ideas are a function of the people you are connected with…” – Carol Dweck, Author, Mindset

Your professional network is your greatest asset no matter what stage you are in your nonprofit career, whether you are an emerging leader or an acknowledged thought leader in your industry or somewhere in between.… Read More

Talking Shop with Network Designers and Weavers for Social Change

We learn so much about professional practice from having honest and candid conversations. Not only do we learn something new, but it feels great to connect with other people who are asking the sames types of questions about their work.   A part of my practice is around network design and facilitation and one of my most respected colleagues in this area is Eugene Eric Kim.  … Read More