Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 7

5 Tips for Nonprofits To Host Effective Walking Meetings

Walking

Last week, I wrote a blog post called “Walking for Work” about the benefits of incorporating walking into your work day, not as a break, but to help you do your work.… Read More

Share Conference: Catalyzing the Sharing Economy on May 13-14

Conferences, Share

Peers and Socap are hosting Share: Catalyzing The Sharing Economy Conference on May 13 and 14 in San Francisco.   The conference will bring together thought leaders from nonprofits, startups, and companies with sharing economy leaders to learn, discuss, and find new collaborations on the road to the new economy.  … Read More

Give Local America: Getting People Excited About Giving Days

Fundraising

Note from Beth: Over the last year, I’ve been facilitating a peer learning network of community foundations, grantees of the Knight Foundation, that are hosting Giving Days throughout the year.    Participants are learning and sharing best practices.   Several community foundations will be  part of Give Local America, a campaign that encourages and supports local philanthropy and the 100th anniversary of community foundations in the US and the vital role they play.  

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Walking While Working

Walking

Last year, when I got may annual physical, my cholesterol numbers were not good.   My doctor’s advice was to start eating a heart healthy diet and get more exercise.   A lot of my work consists of sitting — working on a computer, talking on the phone, or attending meetings or conferences.      … Read More

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Network Map

 

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend the CATechFest in LA designed and expertly facilitated by Aspiration.   What I really enjoy about events that Aspiration convenes is that they  allow the time and depth for practitioners to share knowledge and strengthen connections.      … Read More