Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 105

The Fives Stages of Measurement Acceptance

Measurement

Infographics, if done well, can be a useful way to boil down key principles, ideas, or themes.   They’re gaining popularity everywhere, including the nonprofit sector.   More and more nonprofits are starting to use them and it isn’t difficult to find lots of examples and curate them.… Read More

Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

Training Design

A few days ago I opened the door on a new learning journey.   I am very excited about upcoming peer learning projects that I’m working on in 2012, including several for Packard grantees in India, Pakistan, and Africa as well as the e-Mediat project in the Middle East.  … Read More

Taking 18 Minutes Day Towards A Year-Long Focus

Capacity, Reflection

Over the holiday break,  I read  18 Minutes:  Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done by Peter Bregman who blogs at at the HBR.  This book is a gem.  Each chapter starts with a personal story that illustrates a concept related to managing unproductive distractions.  … Read More

A New Year: A New Learning Journey Begins

Housekeeping

I spent a very quiet holiday with family at Half Moon Bay and taking a New Year’s hike on Ano Nuevo to see the elephant seals.     Nature hikes and down time with family are nourishing and replenishing.

As I watched the last sunset of 2011 fade over the Pacific Ocean,   I wanted to formally say farewell to Zoetica, the company I co-founded with Geoff Livingston and Kami Huyse that we announced in January, 2010 one day after my birthday, and one day before the Haiti Earthquake.    … Read More

Donate To Global Voices and Support Citizen Journalists from Around the World

Fundraising

Global Voices: Who We Are from Global Voices on Vimeo.

I’ve been a member of the Global Voices Community since 2004 where I first connected with Cambodian bloggers like John Weeks, Tharum, and others.  While I’m not active in the community, I continue to support this community – as a donor and a board member of  ”Friends of Global Voices” for the past few years.… Read More