12 Deeper Tips for Great Public Speaking

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Steve Wheeler posted a nice article called 12 Tips for Great Speaking today.He's s had a lot of experience on the public speaking circuit and there's no doubt his tips hit the mark. So, here are his tips (in italic, abridged) with my additions.

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Tips To Make Online Meetings Less Exhausting

Beth Kanter

Here’s an overview the tips and resources I shared. You can find out more about them in this blog post on virtual meetings and check-ins during a pandemi c. Here is a list of resources for nonprofits to get better at online meetings: Virtual Meetings: General Tips.

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Five Tips for Nonprofits to Avoid Virtual Fatigue

Beth Kanter

Five Tips to Make Virtual Work Less Exhausting. Here is a blog post that includes many ideas for check-ins, relationship building activities for teams that can used in meetings. These are few tips to help your nonprofit team be more energetic, but also productive.

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Why Don’t We Tip Flight Attendants?

Dan Pontefract

Why don’t we tip flight attendants? In roughly half the latté and tea shops I visit on this planet, there is either a tip jar or a tip line built into the credit card slip. And of course when was the last time you took a taxi in North America without tipping the driver?

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Five Essential Tips to Effectively Work from Home

Dan Pontefract

I believe society is only at the beginning of such a workplace evolution, and thus I’d like to share five key tips for being as effective as possible when working from home. Send a kudo, comment on a blog, answer a question in a micro-blog or post a video or photo.

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Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

That is, self-promoting your own content in your own blog that you may find scattered around all over the place (other blog posts, podcasts, vodcasts, webinars, seminars, online workshops, mainstream articles and so on and so forth).

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

The first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity. That was the call for blog posts. I received a rich selection covering this topic – from changing mindsets, new tool sets, and lots of tips on how to manage your social media, email, and work flow.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

This blog post shares some thoughts. Some tip include mapping out a good process for work flow and using collaborative technology effectively. Amy Su Jen offers up a great framework for individuals. Here’s some tips on how to say no without burning bridges.

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Just One Good Tip To Address Nonprofit Workload Stress

Beth Kanter

Anne Grady, in an HBR blog post , describes the harm that repeated stress triggers can create in the workplace: “When you are triggered, the emotional part of your brain takes over.

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival Call for Submissions: What’s Your Best Online Personal Productivity Tip?

Beth Kanter

I’m honored to be hosting the January, 2015 Nonprofit Blog Carnival and theme is personal productivity online. Share them in this January’s nonprofit blog carnival. What Is a “Blog Carnival?”. To learn more, check out What Is the Nonprofit Blog Carnival?

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

And that’s exactly the topic of today’s blog post. In order to make that transition relatively easy, allow me to share a couple of tips, and helpful resources, though, realising there are probably many many more out there already!,

7 Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: As a trainer and someone who teachers other trainers, I’ve been obsessed with improving my facilitation skills and written a lot about it on this blog. 7 Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator. Were any of your favorite tips included in our list?

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Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips

Beth Kanter

Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips. Guest Blog by Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Social Media for Nonprofits. Hopefully these three simple tips are something you can put to work immediately to drive better results online.

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19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). They had attended the LearnTrends free online conference. This conference has been run for a few years now and is tentatively scheduled for November 15-17 this year. This is my attempt to collect some of what we’ve learned over the years doing those conferences.

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Staying Healthy – 11 Ergonomic Tips for Avoiding RSI

Luis Suarez

So, to get started let’s go ahead and list those 11 tips that he collected from Wimsey: Take frequent breaks: Indeed! On the Mac, of course, I am talking about MacBreakZ , which I already blogged about it over two years ago as well.

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Internet Time Blog » The Tip Jar

Jay Cross

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Travel Tip #11 ? The Hidden Benefits of Mickey D's | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Travel tips (14). Travel Tip #11 – The Hidden Benefits of Mickey D’s. PREVIOUS TIPS: Tip #1 — Never get sick again. Tip #2 — The magic of earplugs. Tip #3 — Four road food rules of thumb. Tip #5 — More hygiene!

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Should CEOs Blog?

Luis Suarez

Earlier on this month, my good friend, Euan Semple wrote a short blog post on the topic of how tough it is to put together that initial first blog entry, if you are new to blogging, and even more so if you are an executive.

Jessica’s Teleconference Call Tips

Nancy White

All I can say is “Amen Sistah&# to these three simple tips from Jessica Lipnack. After reading this, I realized I really needed to update my old teleconferencing tips page, so here it is! link] and other teleconference related blog posts !

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Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point

Ross Dawson

I have been writing about “collaborative filtering” since 2002 , and in 2006 in the context of blogging wrote that : Blogs are collectively a mechanism for us to discover what we as a society (or subset of it) find interesting and useful. Flipboard and Paper.li

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Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: When United Way Worldwide colleague Neil Parekh shared this piece earlier this week, I asked if he would publish as a guest post on my blog. Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care.

A tip to the TSA

David Weinberger

PS: The TSA blog continues to be a model. Here’s an except from a message Gary Stock sent to a mailing list (used with permission): Works: [link]. Fails: [link]. Network Timeout. The server at tsa.gov is taking too long to respond. Don’t you suppose that’s hundreds of people, or more, every day?). Presumably, because the underlying address is: [link]. …which seems awfully damn strange to begin with!

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Information overload and Beth’s tips | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Take a quick hop over to her tips. And don’t be overwhelmed by the number of the tips. Photo credit: verbeeldingskr8 Share and Enjoy: 2 responses so far 2 Responses to “Information overload and Beth’s tips&# # steve on 13 Aug 2009 at 7:30 am I must be very relaxed.

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Tips and Tools for Integrating Social Media Into Your Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan

Beth Kanter

Here’s a summary of tips, tools, examples, and resources for getting the most of our your nonprofit event with social media. (Here’s a curated link list used to create this post). Here’s some tips and best practices for live tweeting. Strategy Tips Tools and Tactic

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Tips for Facilitating a Week in Change11 MOOC

Nancy White

A friend asked me to share any tips I had after facilitating week 8 of the massively open online course (MOOC) Change11. Any tips on what I should expect/do during the week? Then I followed the links and left comments on as many blogs that I found relating to my week.

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A tip of the asshat

Doc Searls

I’m trying not to blog. Everything I’ve blogged today is finished leftovers or mooshed-together debris thrown off by Actual Work. Tags: Art Blogging Life Chris Locke Cluetrain RageBoy I really am. But not this post here. This is one I have to put up because I can’t help pointing to this post by Chris Locke — cuz it’s good and it made me laugh. Best line: “Hobgoblins are the consistency of silly putty.&# ~Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile

Beth Kanter

Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile Guest Blog by Darian Rodriguez Heyman. But now let’s dive into practical considerations and tips that can actually help nonprofits execute on their goals.

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3 tips for TED speakers (and other talkers)

Dan Pink

I stumbled across that advice the other day — and decided to repurpose it on the Pink Blog in the hopes it will help the legions of TEDx speakers and anyone else trying to move others by standing and delivering. Here are my three key tips. Okay, so yeah. TED is amazing.

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Turn Your Stress Into Meaning: A Few Tips

Beth Kanter

In this Psychology Today blog pos t about stress management, stress can take a toll on your physical and mental health. Drawing by Rob Cottingham. I’m hearing from many nonprofit folks that they are feeling the exhaustion from a perpetual cycle of outrage.

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5 Tips for Nonprofits To Host Effective Walking Meetings

Beth Kanter

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. ” The conversation that ensued was great, so I thought I’d share a few practical tips.

Internet Time Blog » Community tips for new leaders

Jay Cross

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Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – Mophie, Gum Max and Logitech

Luis Suarez

As I have mentioned on my last blog post , here’s a follow-up entry for today where I’m going to pick things up from where I left them around some additional Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker.

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Luis Suarez

So, I thought, why not share it across over here in this blog, for other folks to perhaps learn a new trick or two, or maybe expose that method across and see if other folks have got other, improved, methods of maximising that online exposure to continue working offline.

A Few Self-Care Tips for Fundraisers During Stressful Year End Giving Time

Beth Kanter

You might want to treat yourself to copy our new book, “ The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout ,” read up on all the tips and methods that we gleaned from interviewing hundreds of nonprofit professionals about their self-care routines.

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A tipped hat back to Eric Norlin

Doc Searls

I never read that, but I did read what was probably the second-biggest: Malcolm Gladwell ’s The Tipping Point. Like Cheese , Tipping is about change. Tags: Blogging Events Future Ideas Life Past The Cluetrain Manifesto wasn’t the biggest nonfiction book to come along in early 2000. That would be Who Moved My Cheese.

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Managing Your Blog Entry - 11 Better Tips

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A blog entry is a stub for conversation One of the key ways to create a loyal audience for your blog is to create a community of readers who interact with each-other on your blog. This means that your blog entries should be structured in such a way that they start conversations. The point of a blog isn't to gather a loyal cadre of readers around you dutifully writing comments. And you certainly should not be writing your blog simply to entice the commenters.

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14 smart tips from single women entrepreneurs | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Travel tips (14). 14 smart tips from single women entrepreneurs Erin Albert is a multi-talented, multi-tasking pharmacy professor at Butler University (Go Bulldogs ! These are good tips for any entrepreneur. Dan Pink. Contact.

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Six Power Tips for Great Meetings in Today’s Virtual World

Beth Kanter

I’m sharing it on my blog! Six Power Tips for Great Meetings in Today’s Virtual World by Beth Kanter and Andrea Kihlstedt. If you are responsible for planning and facilitating virtual meetings, here are some tips that’ll help you make your meetings more productive.

One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

Beth Kanter

I’ve been enjoying The Cooper Review , the satirical blog of Sarah Cooper that features weekly original articles, videos and cartoons on workplace humor. Here’s one simple tip: Schedule power hours with yourself. . What are your tips?

Tips for Chat/Talk Show hosts

Nancy White

Finally, inspired by Michael’s post, I thought I’d share the tips I had for hosting one of these little gigs. The key things we have identified around the host role are: (hm, I should blog this).

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I Will Dispense This Advice on Blogging

Luis Suarez

The thing is vast majority of that advice about blogs keeps missing the whole point on what blogging is all about right from the start. So I thought for today I’ll take the liberty of dispensing this piece of advice on blogging itself: Ignore me, for your own good! Blog now!

A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

Beth Kanter

Yesterday, I shared one big tip for not getting stressed out: Schedule Power Hours. Here are two more tips for productivity routines: Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly Looking Ahead Rituals. I use the technique of Bullet Journals , a hand-written system to manage your to-do lists.

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New Tips from the Giving Day Playbook on Crowdfunding Campaigns

Beth Kanter

This guest post from Marika Lynch shares some of the most recent lessons learned about Giving Days and was also published on the Knight Foundation blog. New Tips From the Giving Day Playbook on Crowdfunding Campaigns by Marika Lynch. From GiveMN Case Study - Click for Case Study.

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