Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 82

The Collective Impact of Love

Guest Post, Networks

Note from Beth: I have the honor of leading a “Networked NGO Training” in Delhi for grantees of the Packard Foundation and have lined up some guest posts to supplement my reports from India.

The Collective Impact of Love guest post by Stefan Lanfer,  Barr Foundation

Martin Luther King once said “love is mankind’s most potent weapon for personal and social transformation.” There is a lively debate these days in the nonprofit sector about how the solutions to intractable problems depend on “collective impact” and what it means to be “outcomes-focused.” A new case study in the Stanford Social Innovation Review injects that most potent of weapons – love – into the debate.… Read More

Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Tips, Tools and Tactics

 

 

Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved is a state network that links resources with people who can make change happen in Colorado.   They work in collaboration with health care providers, policy, and decision makers, industry experts, advocates, and individuals in communities across Colorado.  … Read More

The Unexpected Benefits From Content Curation

Content Curation

By the time you read this post,  I’ll be somewhere in the air between California and India to facilitate a “Networked NGO” training for NGOs in India that are Packard Foundation grantees.  More about that later.   But I have some exciting news!… Read More

Pinterest Nonprofit Benchmarking with Pinerly

Content, Research Studies

Last week, I wrote a post that summarized some tips, resources, and tools for using Pinterest.    I took a look at a couple of the measurement tools available for Pinterest and got on the waiting list for Pinerly after reading  this analysis from the Poynter Blog based on stats provided by Pinerly.  … Read More

Good Curation VS Bad Curation

Content Curation

What is good curation versus bad curation?      The image is a remix of a presentation entitled ”Link Building by Imitation” and authored by link building expert Ross Hudgens — and explains the skill set pretty well.

The original image used words like “theft” and “steal” and prompted a debate amongst curators like Robin Good who selected the resource and curated it.… Read More