Monthly Archives: February 2011

Make your Facebook or Twitter Addiction Work for You

We all know it; it’s easy to get sucked into an all consuming vacuum of social media, checking our profiles hundreds of times a day. Although we should all learn self-control, sometimes, as my yoga teacher says, it’s better to turn into your problem rather than pull away. So if it feels like it’s tearing you apart when you close out the Facebook tab in your browser, consider some ways to integrate social networks into your life in a responsible way. Continue reading

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I love scholarships! (also known as ‘the hustle’)

Yay! I just found out I was chosen to receive a scholarship from The Non-Profit Technology Network to their annual Non-Profit Tech Conference. This year it’s being held in Washington D.C. and a former colleague from an Americorps program I … Continue reading

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Reading a book is giving me anxiety…Really?!

I recently received a copy of The Networked Non-Profit, by Beth Kanter* and Allison Fine. I haven’t started reading it yet, but I am both excited and nervous to start. Here’s why: I am excited because I know it will be inspiring. The Networked Non-Profit is about utilizing technology, social media, internet and virtual technologies into mission-driven non-profit work. Continue reading

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Getting Inspiration from Start-up Nonprofits

Living in San Francisco, I am constantly finding myself hobnobbing with inspiring people. In this case, I am lucky enough to be involved with two totally different start-up non-profits, in two totally different capacities. Re-volv.org, an alternative energy micro-finance organization, … Continue reading

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