Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement

In many of the workshops I’ve been facilitating based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout,  many nonprofits are recognizing that offering some workplace flexibility to employees is not only an attractive benefit, but also can increases productivity and help with burnout prevention.Many nonprofits allow staff to work remotely one day a…

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Virtual Meetings: 5 Tips for Nonprofits Working Across Time Zones

My work as a trainer and facilitator has brought me to many places in the world. Often, the training on-site is the beginning of project which includes facilitating sessions remotely across time zones. Other times,the workshop, keynote presentation, or master class might be part of a conference or a single session for an organization, but…

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Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

This week I was honored to teach a Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workshop at the 1440 Multiversity Nonprofit Service Week. This beautiful retreat center is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains and offers professional development on a wide range of leadership, wellness, and other topics. This past week they opened up the campus to nonprofits and…

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Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World

I love connecting with nonprofit technology colleagues who are also promoting work/life balance and how to avoid digital distractions.  Meet my colleague, Meico Marquette Whitlock, who  is the Founder and CEO of Mindful Techie. I’m honored to be included on a panel proposed by him, along with Carrie Rice, called “How to Conquer Technology Distraction…

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