Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 7

Taking a Break from Work: It Is Called A Vacation!

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

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That’s me on a Kayak on Monterrey Bay on the Coast of California getting eye level with some otters and harbor seals during my recent summer vacation.   As Aliza Sherman and I write in the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact Without Burnout due out in the fall, taking breaks is critical to working at your optimal levels of focus and attention, productivity, and creative thinking as well as coping with stressors throughout your day.  … Read More

How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Training Design

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Photo: Americans for the Arts

Designing and facilitating training (not matter the topic)  is one of my passions and why I blog about it on a regular basis.  I also love sharing techniques and tips with other trainers and often do “train the trainers” sessions as part of my practice.  

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Pokemon Go and Nonprofits

Storytelling, Tools and Tactics


Pokemon Go, the latest installment in the best-selling Pokémon video game series, launched as a smartphone app using augmented reality. It became an overnight viral sensation and cultural phenomena.  Perhaps its appeal is an escape from all the bad things that are happening the world right now.… Read More

Curiosity Kills Bad Work Habits

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Leadership

Habit-loop

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

Data

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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