Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 5

What Does Resiliency Really Mean for Nonprofit Leaders and Their Organizations?

Resilience

Flickr Photo by J Ronald Lee

I declared that resilience was one of my themes for the new year.    And, in writing a guest post about it over at the Packard Foundation’s Organizational Effective Blog, I shared the story of the boiling frog.    … Read More

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Housekeeping

I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year!   I had a fantastic break, including a family vacation in Hawaii, walking, hiking, quiet, and reflection.  How about you?

But before jumping into the daily grind, during the first week of January I use the quiet time to engage in several New Year’s rituals that help me prepare for the year ahead and identify professional growth areas.    … Read More

The Happy Healthy Data Nerd: Using Your Personal Health Data to Support Your Wellbeing

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Walking

I just published this piece guest blog post over at MarketsforGood about how nonprofit data nerds can use data to set some new goals for 2017 to become healthier – Enjoy

The passion that many nonprofit data nerds feel for our work is a double-edged sword.… Read More

The Spirit of @GivingTuesday Continues: #MyGivingStory Grant Opportunity

Philanthropy

mygivingstory

Join me for a Twitter Chat about #MyGivingStory at 1pmPST/4pmEST on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016.

During the chat, @GivingTues will start with welcomes, and then lead a discussion about storytelling best practices. Participants include @GivingTues, @magusgalmarini (Agus Galmarini of the Gates Foundation) @ArielAzoff (Social Impact at Medium), @meansandrew (Head of Philanthropy & Civic Innovation @Uptake) and me.

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New Resource for Nonprofits: The Data Playbook – Practices for Purpose-Driven Work

Measurement

playbook

Join me at Markets for Good on December 6 at 1 pm EST for a FREE roundtable discussion about the new Data Playbook

It has been almost exactly four years since I published Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, with co-author, Katie Paine.  … Read More