Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 2

Guest Post: Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile

Guest Post

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Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile – Guest Post by Jacob Harold, Guidestar

I’m excited to announce a major milestone in GuideStar’s history.

GuideStar’s vision is to drive philanthropy by increasing nonprofit data collection, distribution, and innovation. Today, we take a giant leap toward further achieving that vision.… Read More

Resources and Slides: Ten Nonprofit Work Practices for Impact without Burnout

Happy Healthy Nonprofit


Yesterday,  Aliza Sherman and I shared some insights from our forthcoming book “The Happy Healthy Nonprofit,” a work in progress.  During the one-hour free webinar hosted by Wild Apricot, we share some ideas, got feedback, and identified additional people and organizations to interview for the book.Read More

Don’t Abuse Self-Care at Your Nonprofit

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

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As part of the research for our book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit:  Strategies for Impact without Burnout, Aliza Sherman and I have been reading, interviewing, and researching self-care practices both for the individual and how nonprofit organizations can support it.    … Read More

My Birthday Wish: Support My Fundraiser for NTEN

Fundraising

Today is my birthday!  To celebrate,  rather than eat cake, I’m fundraising for the Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN).   Please consider donating to the fundraiser with colleague Cindy Leonard.

I have worked in the nonprofit sector for 35 years.  In 1992,  I had the honor of having a front row seat at the creation of a field – how nonprofits can use the Internet for mission driven work.  … Read More

The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Professional Networking, Tips, Tools and Tactics

Last year, I read Marie Kondo’s “The life-changing magic of tidying up: the Japanese art of decluttering and organization” and just read her book, Spark Joy, both of which, of course,  share techniques and the psychology of de-cluttering your closet and home, but the principles work for your professional life – clearing your calendar, to do list, and especially your online social network connections.    … Read More