Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 3

Virtual Meetings: 5 Tips for Nonprofits Working Across Time Zones

Meetings, Tools and Tactics, Training Design

My work as a trainer and facilitator has brought me to many places in the world. Often, the training on-site is the beginning of project which includes facilitating sessions remotely across time zones. Other times,the workshop, keynote presentation, or master class might be part of a conference or a single session for an organization, but planning the event requires meeting across time zones virtually.… Read More

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

Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Mindfulness, Tips

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

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

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