Capacity, Tools and Tactics, Training Design
Recently, a colleague asked me a wonderful question: How did you learn to become a good facilitator and trainer? Did you read books, take classes, or have a coach? I answered yes to all, but more importantly I think these two methods helped me the most:
- Carve out time for reflection after each training and do an after-action review with yourself.
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Conferences, Digital Trends, Fundraising, Innovation, Philanthropy
Last month, I was honored to co-teach a master class and workshops on digital strategy and crowdfunding with Cambodia colleague, Tharum Bun, at the first IFCAsia in Bangkok. I learned so much about the digital challenges facing Asian NGOs, how these are similar or different from NGOs in other regions, met and connect with amazing people, and was inspired by the speakers I heard and the workshops I took for my own learning.… Read More
Bots, Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Mindfulness
As we enter the age of automation, more and more nonprofits are using bots. If bots are designed well, they can have impact. The San Francisco Museum of Art recently launched an ingenious bot called “Send Me” that allows anyone to send a simple text message and receive a picture of a piece of art matching the idea, words, or phrase texted.… Read More