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Work-Life Balance Tools for Tech Leaders in an Over-Connected World

Does opening your inbox in the morning fill you with dread? Are you excited by all of the ways your work can make a positive impact, but often feel at the end of the day like you accomplished very little? In this one hour webinar, Sharon Price of Rockwood Leadership Institute will teach concrete ways to be more productive and balanced. Learn more »

The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:36pm

When the words of our quarterly theme, “innovative and competitive” come to mind, I think about what we can learn from farmers. To enjoy the fruits of our labor, we need to be flexible and responsive to external conditions, and have the patience to see it through to harvest. How organizations can stay relevant and resilient amidst the changing environment? Read the March 2014 issue of NTEN: Change!

Webinar: Building Community Online

Do you want to build a community online, but you're not sure how? It seems like everyone's talking about bringing people together online to accomplish a goal. We know it takes a lot of work, research, and planning to get people rallied around a cause. In this session we'll look at the groundwork for building communities, online tools to support a community, audience behaviors, and internal capacity so you can build a vibrant and successful community around your mission. Learn more »

An Era of Profound Change

Submitted on Wed, 1/22/2014 - 8:52am
Disruptive changes in the technology landscape are posing serious challenges for IT Departments. IT Leaders are trying to plan for an environment that seems to be changing every 6 months. Which solutions are still going to be around over the next 5 years? Which approaches to managing IT are going to be relevant? How is the landscape going to change? How can we adapt to the changes as they're happening?

Do It Yourself: Getting Started with Data Analysis

Submitted on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 8:00am
Anyone can learn to do good analysis. Working with data doesn’t have to be hard, but it can be intimidating when you’re starting out. Most of us were taught that math is hard and numbers are confusing. It’s not true, and you need to un-learn that lesson if it’s scaring you away from your data.

Moving to the Cloud: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Submitted on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 8:00am
Making the decision to move our organization 100% to the cloud was fairly easy, and the reasons straight-forward, but implementing it proved to be a combination of amazingly simple to disturbingly complex.

The 12th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Outcomes & Impact"

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Wed, 12/11/2013 - 12:30pm

The true test of any nonprofit is to demonstrate impact. But the first test is to set up a way to measure it. Every nonprofit aims to have impact, but few have the systems in place to calculate little more than outputs. The December 2013 issue of NTEN: Change focuses on the topic of Outcomes & Impact, with features that explore internal organizational approaches for both measuring impact and ensuring an impact focus. 

#GivingTuesday Results: Giving Increases 162% Over Last Year

Submitted on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 3:43pm

Effective Project Management: Three Critical Activities

Submitted on Mon, 12/9/2013 - 8:00am
Julia, a staff member at a nonprofit, offers her story about project management and personal growth.

We Heart Social Data: But What Do We Do With It?

Submitted on Fri, 12/6/2013 - 8:00am
No one wants a warehouse of data that collects cobwebs and dust. We want data that can help us make our work more meaningful and efficient. We want data that will help us change the world for the better.