Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 49

Free Webinar 1/8: Leveraging Social Media to Engage and Inspire Your Alumni Network

Engagement

I’m honored to be part of  the Schusterman Philanthropic Network and Jim Joseph Foundation for #NetTalks, a free, five-part webinar series for Jewish professionals who want to tap into the power and potential of alumni networks. The NetTalks series, which includes five sessions, is intended to spark a meaningful conversation around alumni engagement and supporting a broader community practice of effective alumni networks.  … Read More

Share Your Posts on Measurement and Learning from Your Data: January Blog Carnival

Measurement, Networked Nonprofit

Photo by Notemily

As KD Paine and I wrote in “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” measuring your social media channels, overall communications or marketing strategy is not a form of voodoo black magic; it is an art and a science.… Read More

Nonprofits Need to Integrate Learning into their Work in 2014

Learning, Self-Directed Learning

Inspired by Charles Jennings 70:20:10

The Chronicle recently published an article with expert advice on what nonprofits should start doing in 2014.    If you look down the list of tactical advice and tips, there is a bigger pattern that emerges.    … Read More

Happy New Year: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Housekeeping, Mindfulness, Self-Directed Learning

I have a couple of New Year’s rituals that help prepare me for a new year.  These include a review of the year’s accomplishments and two techniques that help you focus on your goals:   Peter Bregman’s  theme for the year, and Chris Brogan’s “My Three Words .”   I also throughout the month of January review my work routines and systems and redesign or tweak to improve productivity.… Read More

Nine Digital Marketing Lessons Nonprofits Can Learn from charity: water

Cambodia, Networked Nonprofit

Image from Flickr by Xurble

 

Note From Beth: The power of observation is key to learning and perfecting any practice or skill.    Observation is not just scanning or browsing, but looking at another organization’s practice with a critical thinking lens and gaining insights.    

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