Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 39

Are you a giver, taker, or matcher?

Conferences, Networks

Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service kicks off today.  Best Selling Author Adam Grant, “Give and Take” will be doing a big session called “It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body” on June 20th.  … Read More

How To Get Started Thinking About Online Peer Learning Communities for Nonprofit Professionals

Online Community, Training Design

Note from Beth: This one of my favorite photos of a workshop I designed and facilitated at SXSW called “Peer Learning Session for Nonprofit Social Media Managers.”    The idea was to get folks who do social media for nonprofits sharing best practices about social media adoption and culture change by balancing brief content delivery with lots of interaction.  

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Can Social Media Give the Gift of Life?

Crowdsourcing

Note from Beth: Two years ago on this blog,  Porter Gale published a guest post asking “Can Social Media Save Lives?” and described how Amit Gupta was leveraging his network and social media to find a bone marrow match.  

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Reflections and Notes from Personal Democracy Forum 2013

Conferences, Guest Post

Note from Beth: If I could wave a magic wand, and ask for a wish related to my work to come true, it would be this:  I’d like to spend a year to attend conferences where I don’t know a lot of the content or people and learn and network and blog about the experience.  

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The Science Behind Going Viral

Strategy

Note from Beth: I’m thrilled to participate in the LinkedIn Influencer Program where I get to write regular posts about leadership, failure, analytics, big data, presenting, and training from a nonprofit perspective.   But even better,  I’ve had a chance to connect with some of the other amazing folks who write regularly as part of this program.    

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