Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 5

The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Digital Transformation

Books, Leadership

Technology has altered the way to connect and cultivate professional relationships and it is also transforming how leaders lead.  Social media thought leader Charlene Li has published another book titled “The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation” that provides organizational and business leaders with the skills and path to habit change they need to lead in a connected world.  … Read More

Meet Gen Z Philanthropist Sejal Makheja, Founder Elevator Project

Fundraising, Gen Z

Perhaps you’ve been reading about Gen Z and that they’re tech savvy, passionate about doing good, and might just shake up philanthropy.    I recently read an article in the New York Times about conference for Gen Z who were learning entrepreneurial skills.… Read More

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Guest Post

Guest Post by Michelle Huttenhoff, Knight Foundation

With the clock ticking for Give Local America on May 5, community foundations and others are finalizing plans for this national day of online giving. At Knight Foundation, we’ve been providing insights on organizing successful Giving Days, and wanted to share the latest information we have gathered.… Read More

Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Pre-Order Your Copy Now!

Books

In mid-May 2015, the book “Volunteer Engagement 2.0” will launch and I’m proud to be among 35 chapter contributors!   Can you guess the topic of my chapter?

The book is about:

Striking a balance between actionable strategy and broad discussion of the issues surrounding volunteerism, Volunteer Engagement 2.0 helps readers craft a volunteer program that reflects the organization’s mission and approaches daily management needs with an eye toward the future.

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What Improvisation Can Teach Social Change Leaders

Leadership

This post follows yesterday’s post about networked leadership skills.   I had the honor of being a guest facilitator at a transformative leadership retreat with colleagues Heather McLeod Grant, Chris Block, Lance Fors, and David Havens – I got to teach but more importantly got to learn from amazing people.  … Read More