Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 86

A New Book, A New Look for Beth’s Blog!

Housekeeping

My blog was way over do for a fresh and new look!  I thought the launch of my new book would be the perfect time to make a few changes!

In May, 2010.   I moved from my old typepad blog to a word press blog that was designed to match the cover colors of my book, The Networked Nonprofit, co-authored with Alison Fine.  … Read More

The Networked Professional: Principles of Effective Online Networking

Networks, Privacy, Professional Networking

On Friday, I was honored to lead a session for participants in the TechWomen program, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), designed to offer professional development, networking, and mentorships for women in the Middle East working in the technology and science sectors.    … Read More

Book Review: The Nonprofit Business Plan

Books

One of the things that I love at the Packard Foundation is the learning culture.   Different program officers host regular program forums with nonprofit experts, grantees, authors, and thinkers.     This week I attended a session with David La Piana, author and long-time nonprofit consultant, hosted by the Foundation’s Organizational Effectiveness Program.    … Read More

Attention Nonprofit #datanerds: Data-Informed Fundraising!

Visual

The September, 2012 Issue of the NTEN Change Journal is pure crack for nonprofit #datanerds (folks who would definitely wear a t-shirt emblazoned with “I Love Data!” in the office).      … Read More

Attention Data Nerds! NTEN Change Journal: It’s All About Data

Measurement

The new issue of the NTEN Change Journal is all about data!  Or rather how we all should love data!  Whether you call it data-driven or data-informed,  the issue has several excellent articles about how to use data for decision-making as well as lots of useful tips!  … Read More