Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 5

I-WE-IT Framework: Transformative Leadership for Social Change

Leadership

On April 6-8th, I’m co-facilitating a transformative leadership retreat with colleagues Heather McLeod Grant, Chris Block, Lance Fors, and Justin Ferrell.   The retreat curriculum is built around the ALF’s “I-WE-IT” - skills that today’s social change leaders need as we move towards more collective approaches.  … Read More

Does Your Nonprofit Suffer from a Culture of Sitting? How To Change It

Walking

On February 12th, I’ll be presenting on a FREE Guidestar Webinar on healthy and productive meetings and talking about walking meetings (register here).    There is much research out there about why sitting at work is downright dangerous for your health.  … Read More

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Networks

I’m facilitating a peer learning course on practical networked leadership skills with a group of community foundation leaders for the Knight Digital Media Center and part of the “practice” is having conversations and sharing thought provoking ideas with our professional networks via social media.  … Read More

Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Walking

A lot of my work consists of sitting — working on a computer, talking on the phone, or attending meetings or conferences. As Nilofer Merchant points out in this TED talk, people are sitting 9.3 hours a day, which is more than we’re sleeping, at 7.7 hours. … Read More

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Mindfulness

The first  Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity.   If you’re like most nonprofit folks, you’ve probably made a few New Year’s resolutions, including being more effective at your  job. But maintaining productivity, especially online, can be challenging.  … Read More