We can create social connection in our online learning and leading if we are intentional in how we do it. Here are 3 ideas for helping people feel seen and connected.
Category Archives: Emotion
Five Years Later: Lessons from FUN
Finance Unlocked for Nonprofits (FUN) launched five years ago this week at the Washington State Nonprofit Conference. We shared the five buckets of basic nonprofit knowledge every board members shouldContinue reading “Five Years Later: Lessons from FUN”
Love in Learning
Love is a radical word that is both weak and bold, vague and crisp, all at the same time. It’s a word I lean on when no other seems to fit. What is the right word to describe the feeling in a room when people become so motivated by something they just heard or learned that they form connections that transcend that time and space? The word, I believe, is love.
Two weeks ago, nonprofit and community leaders gathered together in Yakima, Washington, to work in teams on hard issues. In several different conversations, people used the word “courage.” They describedContinue reading “Courage. Coragem.”
Manipulation or Influence?
At a recent conference, I introduced the work of Robert Cialdini, author of Influence and Presuasion. We were talking about how to motivate nonprofit board members, and I sharedContinue reading “Manipulation or Influence?”
Learning ≠ Doing
If you want people to be more financially literate, you invest in financial literacy education, right? So think governments, businesses, and nonprofits worldwide. They spend billions of dollars on financialContinue reading “Learning ≠ Doing”
Emotions in Learning: Ok, but how do I do that?
A few months ago, I presented to nonprofit colleagues about learning and the power of emotions. One said, “Okay, I get it. Emotions are important in learning. But how doContinue reading “Emotions in Learning: Ok, but how do I do that?”
3 Ways to Break the Nonprofit Scarcity Trap (Part 2)
It is not hard to slip into a scarcity mindset this time of year. The world can seem flat when we get tired. (Luckily Memorial Day Weekend is right aroundContinue reading “3 Ways to Break the Nonprofit Scarcity Trap (Part 2)”
Press 1 for Action
Press 1 to pledge calling your congressperson next week. Press 2 to invite a friend to attend a local meeting with you. Those are your choices. Twenty minutes of storiesContinue reading “Press 1 for Action”