Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 11

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

Walking

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

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Networks

I’m facilitating a peer learning course on practical networked leadership skills with a group of community foundation leaders for the Knight Digital Media Center and part of the “practice” is having conversations and sharing thought provoking ideas with our professional networks via social media.  … Read More

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

Walking

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

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Mindfulness

The first  Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity.   If you’re like most nonprofit folks, you’ve probably made a few New Year’s resolutions, including being more effective at your  job. But maintaining productivity, especially online, can be challenging.  … Read More

Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You

Professional Networking

“You are not ever a genius all by yourself. Your ideas are a function of the people you are connected with…” – Carol Dweck, Author, Mindset

Your professional network is your greatest asset no matter what stage you are in your nonprofit career, whether you are an emerging leader or an acknowledged thought leader in your industry or somewhere in between.… Read More