Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 20

8 Fantastic Facilitation Playbooks for Designing Productive Nonprofit Meetings

Facilitation, Training Design

Meetings are a big part of our work week, whether it is a recurring staff, team, or board meeting or informal check-in. Our meetings are face-to-face, virtually, and a combination of the two known as “hybrid” meetings. Many times our meetings are highly productive, but sometimes meetings can be boring, frustrating, and a complete waste of time.  … Read More “8 Fantastic Facilitation Playbooks for Designing Productive Nonprofit Meetings”

Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Mindfulness

This week I was honored to teach a Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workshop at the 1440 Multiversity Nonprofit Service Week. This beautiful retreat center is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains and offers professional development on a wide range of leadership, wellness, and other topics.… Read More “Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals”

TechNow Conference Keynote Aliza Sherman, Co-Author Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Conferences

TechNow is a one-day regional conference that connects nonprofits with the technology resources, information and people it needs to succeed taking place on October 19, 2017. But most exciting of all is that my Happy Healthy Nonprofit co-author, Aliza Sherman, will be the featured keynote.She will share ideas in our book about self-care and avoiding burnout, especially the kind that is cause by technology use.… Read More “TechNow Conference Keynote Aliza Sherman, Co-Author Happy Healthy Nonprofit”

Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Mindfulness

I love connecting with nonprofit technology colleagues who are also promoting work/life balance and how to avoid digital distractions.  Meet my colleague, Meico Marquette Whitlock, who  is the Founder and CEO of Mindful Techie. I’m honored to be included on a panel proposed by him, along with Carrie Rice, called “How to Conquer Technology Distraction and Burnout and Be More Present for Yourself, Team, and Organization for the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference.… Read More “Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World”

Help Hurricane Harvey Victims: Where To Donate #HoustonStrong

Fundraising, Philanthropy

I watched the news reports from Texas and was horrified at the scale of this disaster. I grew up on the Jersey shore where I’ve been evacuated due to storms, but I have never seen this level of disaster.  My heart goes out to the victims and I want to help.… Read More “Help Hurricane Harvey Victims: Where To Donate #HoustonStrong”