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Reflections from #15ntc Session Walking As Work and 20/8/2 Rule

Photo by Jim Nickerson

I just returned from my 15 consecutive Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN!  This year I designed and facilitated a highly interactive session called “Walking is Work: Don’t Call It A Break” with Ritu Sharma.    … Read More

How To Make Meetings Work for Your Nonprofit (whether you are sitting,standing, or walking!)


Last week, I co-presented a Guidestar webinar with Andrea Kihlstedt on the topic of healthy and productive meetings who talked about the basics for making meetings highly effective. I spoke about standing and  walking meetings.   This post shares some reflections and additional resources about both topics.… Read More

Does Your Nonprofit Suffer from a Culture of Sitting? How To Change It

On February 12th, I’ll be presenting on a FREE Guidestar Webinar on healthy and productive meetings and talking about walking meetings (register here).    There is much research out there about why sitting at work is downright dangerous for your health.  … Read More

Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Flickr Photo by Lynn Friedman

A lot of my work consists of sitting — working on a computer, talking on the phone, or attending meetings or conferences. As Nilofer Merchant points out in this TED talk, people are sitting 9.3 hours a day, which is more than we’re sleeping, at 7.7 hours. … Read More

Personal Health Data: It’s Amazing Potential and Privacy Perils

 

 

This is a graph of aggregate data from Jawbone,a wristband that people wear that tracks their steps throughout the day and their sleep patterns during the night. (h/t Robert Scoble)   This aggregate data shows exactly when and how many people in the San Francisco were bolted awake by the recent Napa Valley earthquake.  … Read More