Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 88

What I Learned From Adam Grant About Givers

Networks, Philanthropy, Research Studies

Yesterday, at the Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service I attended a session called “It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body” featuring author Adam Grant, “Give and Take.”     The session was focused on the connection between volunteering and business benefits.… Read More

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” is 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award Finalist

Books

My second book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data to Change the World co-authored with Katie Delahaye Paine and featuring a foreword by Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen has been chosen as one of four finalists for the 2013 Terry McAdam Book Award of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.… Read More

Are you a giver, taker, or matcher?

Conferences, Networks

Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service kicks off today.  Best Selling Author Adam Grant, “Give and Take” will be doing a big session called “It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body” on June 20th.  … Read More

How To Get Started Thinking About Online Peer Learning Communities for Nonprofit Professionals

Training Design

Note from Beth: This one of my favorite photos of a workshop I designed and facilitated at SXSW called “Peer Learning Session for Nonprofit Social Media Managers.”    The idea was to get folks who do social media for nonprofits sharing best practices about social media adoption and culture change by balancing brief content delivery with lots of interaction.  

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Can Social Media Give the Gift of Life?

Housekeeping

Note from Beth: Two years ago on this blog,  Porter Gale published a guest post asking “Can Social Media Save Lives?” and described how Amit Gupta was leveraging his network and social media to find a bone marrow match.  

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