Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 22

Conan O’Brien: Stop Talking About Red Hats & Do A Monologue About Charitable Giving

Fundraising, Philanthropy

I think Conan should join the #GivingTuesday movement and get more followers. Sign my petition to ask Conan to do a monologue about #GivingTuesday.

On Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Conan poked fun at me because I have more LinkedIn followers than him.… Read More

Sending Prayers and Concrete Help to the Philippines: Bayanihan’ Spirit

Fundraising

Yesterday, Veteran’s Day, was a sad day for me.   I remembered my Dad, who passed away this year, who was a WW2 Vet and stationed in the Philippines.   I remember him telling me stories about his experience there , one poignant story about going into a rural village and finding it destroyed.  … Read More

Implementing Lean Startup in Mission-Driven Organizations

Lean Impact

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Note from Beth: I’m thrilled to take the opportunity to learn more about how nonprofit causes can embrace the principles of the lean start up movement.   In December,  I’ll be covering the Lean Start Up Conference in San Francisco and in January I’ll be a judge and attend the Lean Impact Summit in SF.    

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Some Social Media Advice for Conan O’Brien: Be A Giver On #GivingTuesday

Fundraising

With this year’s GivingTuesday less than a month away, there’s lots of tips and best practices on how to leverage social media during the giving season both online and offline.  Last night,  Razoo, the social fundraising platform that is hosting a giving competition as part of Giving Tuesday hosted an event for SF nonprofits.  … Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: Finding Inspiration and New Ideas for Facilitation Techniques

Tips, Training Design

Last week, during the Google hangout hosted by the Packard Foundation, someone asked me where I get all my ideas for designing and delivering training.    Part of delivering instruction is being a good facilitation of people’s learning and there is no better way to learn how to improve your own technique than watching world class facilitators in action.  … Read More