Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

… Read More Mindfulness TipsThis week I was honored to teach a Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workshop at the 1440 Multiversity Nonprofit Service Week.

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Has AI (Finally) Reached a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After many years of promise and hype, AI seems to be finally reaching a tipping point of market acceptance. Artificial intelligence is suddenly everywhere… it is proliferating like mad.” So starts a Vanity Fair article published around two years ago by author and radio host Kurt Andersen.

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33 Twitter Tips in 140 characters

Jane Hart

33 Twitter Tips, in 140 characters or less comes from Ethos3 | Presentation Design and Training. Social learning

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Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The transformation then reaches a tipping point when technology radically changes the user experience, - as has happened with the rise of smartphones over the past decade, - leading to a fundamental disruption of the industry and its business models. The US and Europe are at the tipping point.

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10 tips for managing your time on social networks

Jane Hart

I spend a lot of time connecting with colleagues and contacts in my professional network in social networks. As I have explained in a previous post this is an essential way for me to keep up to date with what’s happening in the learning world. I also mentioned how over the years I’ve developed a [.]. Social learning

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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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3 simple tips for setting up online communities

Jane Hart

On Wednesday I spoke at the World Of Learning 2011 conference in the session on Harnessing the potential of social learning.

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Five Tips for Nonprofits Data Visualization

Beth Kanter

Five Tips for Nonprofit Data Storytelling by Matthew Scharpnick. Note from Beth: I met Matthew Scharpnick, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Elefint Designs, a strategic design studio that works with good causes, at the Data for Good Conference in Chicago.

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Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But their inclusion in the Top Ten List indicates that each has now reached a market acceptance tipping point where its impact can be meaningfully felt. What does it mean for an infrastructure technology like the blockchain to have reached such a tipping point?

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Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

One of my favourites was a recent Google Plus Hangout On Air I did with my fellow IBM colleague, and good friend, Daryl Pereira , where we spent about 18 minutes talking around the topic of “ Enterprise Social Networking Tips ” covering the following items: .

Five Leadership Tips For Uber’s New CEO

Dan Pontefract

After much debate and public intrigue, ride-sharing company Uber has selected Dara Khosrowshahi — the former chief executive officer of travel website Expedia — as the company’s next CEO. Dan's Related Posts: How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy Rise of the Woman? Fifteen Years After My MBA Why I Removed A Recent Post Book Review of WORK RULES: Insights From Inside Google. CEO leadership Dara Khosrowshahi uber

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7 Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator

Beth Kanter

I’m always up for a conversation with other facilitators about shop talk and getting tips for improving my practice. 7 Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator. The first time you facilitate a training, you start developing your own personal list of tips for great facilitation.

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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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Make It Rain: Tips and Tricks for Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success

Beth Kanter

It is called ‘Make It Rain: Tips & Tricks for #Crowdfunding Success.’. The guide, which was sponsored by JustGiving and the Institute of Fundraising offers tip and recommendations for planning, implementing, and following up on a crowdfunding campaigns.

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Three Tips To Improve Social Media Results

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: In this post, Craig offers a few tips on using social media for nonprofits. Guest Post TipsInfographic by RAD Campaign - click to see full graphic.

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One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

Beth Kanter

Here’s one simple tip: Schedule power hours with yourself. . What are your tips? Sarah Cooper – 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings.

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Travel Tip #12 — Never get sick again. again

Dan Pink

But here — in response to astonishingly meager demand — is a new Travel Tip. (To PREVIOUS TIPS: Tip #1 — Never get sick again. Tip #2 — The magic of earplugs. Tip #3 — Four road food rules of thumb. Tip #4 — The rule of HAHU. Travel tips

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

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. Her book provides tips on how to do this more effectively.

Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips

Beth Kanter

Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips. Hopefully these three simple tips are something you can put to work immediately to drive better results online. Note from Beth: The Social Media for Nonprofits Conference is returning to San Francisco on October 11th.

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

Beth Kanter

Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. Here several excellent recent posts for nonprofits that want to use Instagram: The Science of Instagram – Data-Based Tips by Dan Zarrella (2015). 13 Tips from the Experts – Social Media Examiner (2015).

5 Tips for Nonprofits To Host Effective Walking Meetings

Beth Kanter

” The conversation that ensued was great, so I thought I’d share a few practical tips. What are your tips? @kanter A walking meeting in progress. Gotta take advantage of these #nyc streets + great weather! cc @ynpnnyc pic.twitter.com/RkZDLoG77T.

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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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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.

One Simple Tip To Shift Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture from Outrage to Well Being

Beth Kanter

We’ve just finished two weeks on the road of book events for my new book, Happy Healthy Nonprofit , co-authored with Aliza Sherman. During many of the Q/A sessions, we heard from many nonprofit professionals who were feeling impact of a perpetual cycle of outrage.

Tips and Cheat Sheets To Help Your Nonprofit Plan and Implement FB Brand Page Changes

Beth Kanter

Here’s some tips and ideas to get you started. Tips Tools and TacticsFacebook made it official today on the Today Show no less. The long anticipated changes to Facebook brand pages – switching to the timeline format – is now available to all brand pages.

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

Beth Kanter

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. Tip 1. Tip 2. Tip 3.

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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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Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

Beth Kanter

Nonprofit blogger Vu Lee has some tips on what types of openers to avoid. I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake.

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A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources

Beth Kanter

I’m curating How-Tos and Tips for using Pinterest here and here if you want to explore other tips and tricks. Pinning Our Lives: Pinterest and Beyond View more presentations from Aliza Sherman.

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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?

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7 Tips for Using Quotes for Your Nonprofit’s Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

Here’s some tips to help your nonprofit put this simple, but effective content type into use to reach your goals. Last month I moderated a panel of nonprofits sharing case studies about their integrated digital strategies.

The extraordinary personal value of the web: $140 billion is the tip of the iceberg

Ross Dawson

How much value do you get from the web? A lot more than you pay for it. We may quibble about the cost of bandwidth and online services, and in some cases we should, but the reality is the value we get from connectivity and web-based services is massive.

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

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!,

3 tips for TED speakers (and other talkers)

Dan Pink

Here are my three key tips. Okay, so yeah. TED is amazing. It’s a culture-shaping, era-defining, not entirely uncontroversial extravapalooza that has earned the mind share, eyeballs, and admiration of tens of millions of global citizens. I had a chance to do a TED Talk a few years ago.

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

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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Walking During Board Retreats: A Few Tips

Beth Kanter

Here’s a few tips: We took a photo of any flip chart notes, instructions, or report information we needed to reference. I recently joined the advisory board of the Leadership Learning Community.

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Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

Beth Kanter

Yesterday, I spent a day facilitating leadership workshops for arts leaders attending the Art House Convergence Conference near Park City, Utah. on personal and organizational resilience based on the ideas in my new book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit.

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Six Tips for Evaluating Your Nonprofit Training Session

Beth Kanter

Here are six tips that will help you deliver highly successful technology training workshops by using effective evaluation techniques.

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

Beth Kanter

This is selective list of best practice and tips blog posts ordered in a way to help you master Instagram. Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. Here several excellent recent posts written for nonprofits that want to use Instagram: Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits by Nonprofit Tech for Good (2014). 5 Nonprofit Tips for Winning on Instagram by M&R (2014). 15 Tips for Nonprofits on Instagram (2013) by Giftworks. What’s your best tip or tool?

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7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

Beth Kanter

Howard Rheingold calls this process managing your attention or “ Infoattention ” and it is what he has been teaching in his courses. I’ve been trying to curate content that offers ideas, tips, and resources to get past that ugly feeling of “content fried.”