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What can nonprofit technology trainers learn from the social work field to improve their training techniques?

Last month, I spent two days teaching at University of Buffalo, School of Social Work.    During my visit, I gave a keynote at a nonprofit leadership conference, facilitated a workshop for social work agencies on networks and data, guest taught a graduate course in social work research and evaluation methods,  met with faculty, gave a talk on giving to students at the student union (pictured above), and was interviewed for the podcast series.… Read More

NTEN Leading Change Summit #14lcs: Reflection

Last week I co-facilitated the “Impact Leadership Track” at the NTEN Leading Change Summit with John Kenyon, Elissa Perry, and Londell Jackson.   Our track was one of three where participants could take a deep dive into a topic and learn from peers through dialogue.  … Read More

Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Lately, I’ve been obsessed with methods for facilitating innovation for nonprofits.    It isn’t a matter of facilitation techniques, but process design.     The field of innovation practitioners, whether in corporate labs or working in social good sector, comes with lots of tool kits that offer different ways to help groups think of new ideas and prioritize them.      … Read More

Learn You Will: #14ntc Nonprofit Tech Training Session Reflection and Resources

Earlier this month, I presented  on a panel called “Learn, You Will” with Cindy Leonard, John Kenyon, and Andrea Berry on the topic of designing effective nonprofit technology training at the Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN.   I’ve collected the resources, notes, slides, and tweets from the session in this post.… Read More

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I’m thrilled to be doing a panel on nonprofit technology training and it has a bit of a star wars theme, “Learn You Will.”   I’ll co-teaching the session with colleagues Andrea Berry, John Kenyon, and Cindy Leonard.    … Read More