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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

New (Free) E-Book: Leading Systems Change Will Supercharge Your Facilitation Skills

My colleagues, Heather McLeod Grant and Adene Sacks, have just published a new workbook called “Leading Systems Change.” The book describes a  new approach to leadership and community engagement in the Central Valley, that has empowered local leaders to tackle a host of issues facing the community in an entirely new way–from designing education programs and services for immigrant communities to law enforcement reform, and boosting entrepreneurship in the region.… Read More

Bullet Journaling for Nonprofit Professionals

Note from Beth:  At last year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was lucky enough to join a “birds of a feather” lunch table.  The topic was bullet journaling and the table host was nonprofit tech colleague Ma’ayan Alexander.  I have found this productivity very useful in my own work and Ma’ayan was kind enough to write up this guest post for nonprofit professionals. 

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How Nonprofits Practice Continuous Improvement

I’m just back from spending a week in Bangkok, Thailand at the IFC-ASIA: Ecosystems for Good. I co-lead a workshop on digital transformation, co-facilitated a master class on digital fundraising campaigns, co-hosted a learning breakfast for scholarship participants, co-designed a Big Room session on Technology for Good, and in between attended some amazing sessions. … Read More

How Your Nonprofit Can Routinize Reflection

Reflection is a critical step in assessing individual and team performance at your nonprofit.  A reflective process, whether it is a structured process for individuals or groups, can give us insights about what worked and what could be improved.

Reflection requires hitting the pause button and asking and answering questions.  … Read More