Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 131

SXSW Panel: Join A Global Discussion About Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World

Free Agent

I’ll be at SXSWi Festival next week to moderate a panel  and discussion on Free Agents and Nonprofits in a Networked World on Sunday, March 13 at 3:30 pm.    Our panelists include Danielle Brigida, National Wildlife Federation,   Mark Horvath , Invisible People, and Jessica Dheere, SMEX Beirut.… Read More

Happy International Women’s Day: Meet Keo Savon

Fundraising

Happy International Women’s Day!  It is a major day of global celebration of women. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements.… Read More

craigconnects: A Network of Networks

Guest Post, Networks

Note from Beth: I’m honored to host a guest post from friend Craig Newmark who is launching a new site, a network of networks.    I”m still recovering from jet lag from the E-Mediat project where I spent time training technology trainers who work with NGOS about the Networked Nonprofit.   

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Network Skills for Personal Productivity and Organizational Strategy

Networks

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about applying the “network mindset” to one’s works, whether that be philanthropy or nonprofits.  There are two different frames — you can use a networked mindset to increase your personal productivity or think of it in organizational strategy terms.… Read More

National Day of Unplugging

Mindfulness

I’m about to hop on a plane and fly from Beirut back home in a few hours.   That’s precisely when the  National Day of Unplugging (NDU) starts.  The purpose is to encourage young, hyper-connected, and frequently frantic people of all backgrounds to re-embrace the ancient beauty of a day of solitude and unplug their smart phones.… Read More