Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 102

Non-Profit Leaders as Personal Brands

Networked Nonprofit, Organizational Culture, Professional Networking

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Note From Beth: I recently keynoted the Social Good Brasil conference and one of the other speakers was Simon Mainwaring who gave an amazing keynote about social branding.    His talk resonated with some of the ideas around how nonprofits can use a network mindset and leverage the professional networks of senior leaders of nonprofits.  

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Five Steps to Successful Crisis Communications

Strategy, Tips

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Note From Beth: I remember back when Hurricane Katrina struck,  I saw a post to the Museum ListServ that said “Chuck Patch Is Not Dead.”   At the time, Chuck was a staff member for Historic New Orleans.    

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Reflections from Social Good Brasil and a New Word: PhilanthroTeen!

Civil Society 2.0, Conferences, Movement Building, Networks, Reflection

I’ve just returned from keynoting  the first Social Good Brazil conference that took place in Florianapolis,  sometimes referred to the “Silicon Valley” of Brasil and where the nonprofit, social good, innovation, and technology community is leading the social change movement.   Magic happens when social entrepreneurs, nonprofits leaders, technologists,  and young people are brought together for a high energy, creative, and interactive event that exposes everyone to new ideas and stories.… Read More

Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener

Listening, Measurement

 

Note from Beth: Last month during one of our book talks for “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, ” at TechSoup Global, Rachel Weidinger from Upwell came up to say hello.   Rachel is a long-time “nptech” colleague who is now leading the team at Upwell who is trained to sift through the vast amounts of real-time online conversations and content online to support ocean conservation.    

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Bringing a Network Mindset to Board Development

Networked Nonprofit

I just published a blog post over at the SSIR blog called “Bringing a Network Mindset to Board Development.”    If you thinking about combining a network mindset with social networking tools, you and your board can recruit both the best talent to join your board and the people with the best networks.… Read More