Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 21

A Few Really Useful and FREE Social Media Tips Sheets and Resources

Tips

12342717_10156170737125408_2966988608324200279_n

Most of my work is as a trainer where I’m teaching workshops on leadership skills for emerging leaders,  self-care, social media strategy, train the trainers, and networks/data.  I am also an adjunct professor at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterrey, where I teach a course for graduate students on network strategy and networked leadership skills.  … Read More

Self-Care for Social Changemakers: What I learned from Aisha Moore

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

selfcare Aisha

As part of the research for our book, The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit:  Impact without Burnout, I have been following the various  conversations threads about self-care, avoiding burnout, compassion fatigue, and work/life balance in the nonprofit and social change sectors.   A colleague who I have worked with in the past, Aisha Moore, a health and social justice professional tweeted me from the Mindful Leadership Summit.  … Read More

Want to Boost Your Fundraising? Use Video

Guest Post, Strategy

Photo Credit: Tristan Hanson

Want to Boost Your Fundraising? Use Video – A Guest Post by Michael Hoffman

About a year ago, I wrote right here on Beth’s Blog about Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video.  You should read it, because everything in there is still true.Read More

Walking During Board Retreats: A Few Tips

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

IMG_2923

I recently joined the advisory board of the Leadership Learning Community.  Last week, we had a board retreat to dive into identifying core results as part of results-based accountability work, facilitated by an excellent outside consultant.   Board retreats, day long meetings, can be potentially be deadly — sitting most of the time and hearing a parade of reports.  … Read More

#ThankYouWednesday After A Successful #GivingTuesday

Fundraising

givingtuesday

Yesterday was the fourth Giving Tuesday, a global day of community-driven philanthropy.   Today is ThankYouWednesday because it was a huge success, including financial with 52% increase in giving.   And, because those of work in the social good sector know that giving is to become a habit or part of culture, it can’t be transactional.  … Read More