Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 9

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

Nonprofit Innovation Toolkits: Methods To Invent, Adopt, and Adapt Ideas to Deliver Better Results

Creativity, Facilitation, Innovation, Training Design

Lately, I’ve been obsessed with methods for facilitating innovation for nonprofits.    It isn’t a matter of facilitation techniques, but process design.     The field of innovation practitioners, whether in corporate labs or working in social good sector, comes with lots of tool kits that offer different ways to help groups think of new ideas and prioritize them.      … Read More

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Visual

As a content curator, I’m not just on the hunt for learning the new or what’s buzzing.    But, a big part of content curation is organizing and presenting your collection.    I don’t always share links as I find them, but because I use content curation to support curriculum development for my training work, I like to share collections that organized so people can take an hour or so and get up to speed on a topic or to use if you are doing a training.… Read More

Content Curation: The Art and Science of Spotting Awesome

Content Curation

Content curation – the process of finding, organizing, and  sharing topical, relevant content for your audience that supports your nonprofit’s engagement or campaign goals (or your professional learning) begins with “Spotting the Awesome.”   I love that phrase coined by my friends at Upwell.  … Read More

Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile

Mobile

Note from Beth: My colleague, Darian Rodriguez Heyman has launched a new company, BetterWorld Wireless.  You not only get a great mobile wireless plan, but through their nonprofit giving partners, a person in need will receive a mobile device loaded with content to help break the cycle of poverty and empower their life.  

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