Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 4

Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement

Meetings


In many of the workshops I’ve been facilitating based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout,  many nonprofits are recognizing that offering some workplace flexibility to employees is not only an attractive benefit, but also can increases productivity and help with burnout prevention.Many nonprofits allow staff to work remotely one day a week.  … Read More

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