Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 33

Perfect Your Authentic Online Leadership Profile on Social


Socrates once said, “To find yourself, think for yourself.” That quote embraces a basic principle for leading on social platforms: a true, genuine, and authentic personal brand.   Being someone you are not is not only exhausting, but it will not be an effective if it isn’t perceived as true.    … Read More

The Talent Development Pipeline: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations

Books, Leadership

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Heather Carpenter and Tera Wozniak Qualls, along with Alexis S. Terry and Rusty Stahl have just published a new book, “The Talent Development Platform,” that provides strategic and practical information to help nonprofits guide, nurture, and strengthen the next generation of nonprofit leaders.… Read More

The Art of Tidying of Your Online Professional Network Connections

Professional Networking

I’ve just finished teaching an online course for The Knight Digital Media Center @ USC Annenberg for community foundation leaders on practical networked leadership skills.  It covered how leaders can use their social channels as their authentic selves to engage with their communities and in leadership conversations with peers,  social learning, and intentionally building and developing professional networks online.… Read More

If the Ancient Greeks Had iPhone Separation Anxiety: Fitbippides

Mindfulness, Walking

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As my work as a trainer pivots more towards leadership development in a networked world,  I’ve been doing more and more training on the topic of  mindfulness at work techniques.  The most recent session was about  walking as work and professional colleagues, like Rob Cottingham, have noticed.  … Read More

Book Review: When Millennials Take Over and the Fluid Workplace

Books, Organizational Culture

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I am knee deep in developing a peer learning program for Millennial leadership development in nonprofit organizations that is designed based on the research out there.   The last few months have been a time of deep reading and thinking many reports, research, and books.    … Read More