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A New Approach for Nonprofit Professional Development: Micro-Learning

Recently, a nonprofit professional said to me, “I don’t have time to learn anything new because I have too much work to do.” Indeed, she had a calendar full of meetings, an endless to do list, and an inbox that was anything but zeroed out.… Read More

Nonprofits Need to Integrate Learning into their Work in 2014

Inspired by Charles Jennings 70:20:10

The Chronicle recently published an article with expert advice on what nonprofits should start doing in 2014.    If you look down the list of tactical advice and tips, there is a bigger pattern that emerges.    … Read More

Happy New Year: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

I have a couple of New Year’s rituals that help prepare me for a new year.  These include a review of the year’s accomplishments and two techniques that help you focus on your goals:   Peter Bregman’s  theme for the year, and Chris Brogan’s “My Three Words .”   I also throughout the month of January review my work routines and systems and redesign or tweak to improve productivity.… Read More

Digital Analytics Basics: Free Online Academy from Google

For many nonprofits, Google Analytics is the tool of choice for measuring traffic, reach, engagement, and action primarily because it is free.    While it is somewhat easy to use, some of the more valuable features may require a little tutoring to understand and use.  … Read More