Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 6

Step-by-Step Guide: Nonprofit Walking Meetings

Walking

Earlier this week, I was honored to do a webinar for Soapbox Engage about self-care and bringing a culture of wellbeing into the nonprofit workplace based on The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. And surely given events of this past week, we all need to continue to practice a little self-care and nurture a culture of support while standing up for what we what we believe in.… Read More

7 Ways to Avoid Fundraising Burnout

Fundraising, Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Flickr Photo by Sam Livingston

Note from Beth:   This week I’ve been in Finland at the invitation of the US Embassy to do trainings.  On August 14th, I’m doing a FREE webinar with Soapbox Engage on how to raise more money and not burnout.  

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Paying Attention to Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture Pays Off

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Mindfulness, Tools and Tactics

Recently, I was invited to participate in a staff “Lunch and Learn,” by Connor Diemand-Yauman, CEO of Philanthropy University, about building a culture of wellbeing in the nonprofit workplace and capacity building.

One of the things I immediately noticed in the office, is that they displayed their values on the wall (the sign with the different color circles).  … Read More

How Your Nonprofit Can Routinize Reflection

Capacity, Facilitation, Leadership, Learning, Meetings, Reflection

Reflection is a critical step in assessing individual and team performance at your nonprofit.  A reflective process, whether it is a structured process for individuals or groups, can give us insights about what worked and what could be improved.

Reflection requires hitting the pause button and asking and answering questions.  … Read More

Strategy as We-Care: An Exercise

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Storytelling, Strategy

Note from Beth:   My colleagues at See3 had some fun using some of the ideas in The Happy Healthy Nonprofit  and apply it to creating an organizational digital strategy. This post shares a useful exercise for your digital team to reflect on what not to do for your digital strategy!

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