Training Design | Beth's Blog - Part 20

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Reflections from Monterey Community Foundation Workshop

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation this year, I’ve been experimenting with a lot of models for workshop delivery and curriculum for social media. This workshop, graciously hosted by the Community Foundation of Monterey County with support from the Packard Foundation, was a two-part session.… Read More

Reflections from Independent Sector and Blackbaud Conferences

Last week,  I had the pleasure of facilitating a Networked Nonprofit and Social Media workshop at the Independent Sector Annual Conference “Forging A Stronger Future Together” in Atlanta.   As part of my role as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation, I had an opportunity to coach Independent Sector on their conference social media integration.… Read More

What I Learned About Unpresenting from Heather Gold

I first met Heather Gold when she did stand up comedy at the first Blogher conference in 2005.   In addition to comedy,  Heather is a keynote speaker and teaches her unique style of interactive performance in “unpresenting” workshops.

I do a lot of presenting and am spending to much time writing bullet points, creating slides, and practicing what I’m going to say.   … Read More

Tips for Remote Presenting

This morning Liz Karlin, who works at the Packard Foundation in Grant Operations, and I did a remote presentation for the Foundation Financial Officers Group on Organizational Change and Social Media Policy development. … Read More

Twitter Chats As Pre-Survey For A Training

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar for Social Media and Nonprofits,  I’ve been working with grantees on a variety of capacity building projects – from coaching to workshops to peer trainings.   One of the grantees I’m working with is  The  National Summer Learning Association and I will be doing trainings  at their national conference in November. … Read More