Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 4

My TedXBerkeley Talk on Individual Social Responsibility

Conferences, Networked Nonprofit

Earlier this month, I crossed an item off my bucket list when I gave a talk at TedXBerkeley.     I spoke on the topic of  ”ISR” or what I call “Individual Social Responsibility. ”  The idea is that when you give in small amounts – anything – your time, money, or skills and encourage your network online to amplify it, you can have a great impact as an individual.    … Read More

Join Me at SXSW, 14NTC, and Other March Conferences

Conferences

There are many nonprofit, social media, and technology conferences all year long.  March is a particularly busy conference month.  I’ll be attending and speaking a number of conferences and workshops this month.   If you are attending, be sure to say hello.… Read More

5 Methods for Avoiding Procrastination for Nonprofits

Capacity, Reflection

I found this wonderful comic on Mashable “The Field Guide to Procrastination” that identifies 12 different methods for work avoidance or procrastination, defined in Wikipedia as “putting off tasks for a later date.”     We all do it.  … Read More

Report: Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency

Transparency

Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency is a new  GrantCraft guide released  in collaboration with Glasspockets from the Foundation Center.  The report explores how transparency can strengthen credibility, improve grantee relationships, facilitate greater collaboration, increase public trust, reduce duplication of effort, and build communities of shared learning.    … Read More

Six Tips for Evaluating Your Nonprofit Training Session

Training Design

I’m co-facilitating a session on Nonprofit Training Design and Delivery with colleagues John Kenyon, Andrea Berry, and Cindy Leonard at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference on Friday March 14th at 10:30 am!  Join Us!

Our session will share lots of great advice about what to do before, during, and after leading an effective technology training.    … Read More