Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 6

Curiosity Kills Bad Work Habits

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Leadership


The topic of habit change is something that Aliza Sherman and I researched and experimented with as we wrote “The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout” over the last year.  Habit change research was one of our favorite rabbit holes to explore.… Read More

New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding


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Click to See Visualization

Nonprofit data nerds will love this new resource from Media Impact Funders and Foundation Center called “Foundation Maps for Media Funding,” a free, interactive mapping and research tool that shows the full scope of philanthropically funded media projects worldwide since 2009.… Read More

How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should

Capacity, Data, Learning

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Note from Beth: I’ve been a big believer in shared knowledge and learning for the sector.  IssueLab has been working for ten years to apply the age-old knowledge management question, “what if I knew what others know?” to the hard-earned lessons of nonprofits and foundations.  

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How to Be a Wizard at Tech Training Design and Delivery

Training Design

Note from Beth:   At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was lucky to co-design and facilitate a session on technology training with colleagues John Kenyon, Cindy Leonard and Jeanne Allen.   Cindy and Jeanne wrote this great reflection of what we learned and how we facilitated this very interactive session.  

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Reflections from Arts Leaders Workshop: Resilient Leaders from the Inside/Out

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Leadership, Training Design


Earlier this month I was in Boston for the annual convention for Americans for the Arts where I facilitated a leadership development pre-conference workshop, “Impact without Burnout: Resilient Arts Leaders from the Inside/Out.”  I was lucky enough to collaborate with Janet McIntyre, a nonprofit leadership coach and Jeffrey Golde, Adjunct Professor of Management: Columbia Business School, along with Abe Flores from AFTA.  … Read More