Building Capacity in Wards 7 and 8 - April 14, 2017
Capacity Building Opportunities
Trainings, webinars, panel discussions
How to Report Live from Nonprofit Conferences and Events, June 13(http://www.nptechforgood.com/social-and-mobile-media-webinars-for-nonprofits/) — This is a must-attend if you have public events and you want to share for those not in attendance or because you want to repurpose the tweets, such as with #Storify, after the fact. Registration opens May 16. Free.
Stop Telling Millennial Women To Find A Mentor (https://www.forbes.com/sites/kaytiezimmerman/2017/04/09/stop-telling-millennial-women-to-find-a-mentor/#e3387277b001) — "Women don’t need to be told which experience to add to their resume. They need someone to place their resume on a higher desk."
What is Leadership? (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-leadership-parag-kar)— Read.
Peter Drucker: How to (Actually) Manage Your Time (https://betterhumans.coach.me/peter-drucker-how-to-actually-manage-your-time-6ab54a9236b9) — Read and heed.
Why you should know how much your coworkers get paid (http://ideas.ted.com/why-you-should-know-how-much-your-coworkers-get-paid/) — "... when people don’t know how their pay compares to their peers, they’re actually more likely to feel underpaid — and even discriminated against. "
Audio and video
Casey Brown: Know your worth, and then ask for it (https://www.ted.com/talks/casey_brown_know_your_worth_and_then_ask_for_it) — Make the time to watch this eight-minute video.
Resources and tools
Need Help with Communications and Marketing? Georgetown University graduate students are offering pro bono assistance. The application deadline is Friday, April 21. (http://csic.georgetown.edu/impact/pro-bono-client-database/)
Typeform (https://www.typeform.com/) lets you create cool looking forms. Free and paid.
Prisma (http://prisma-ai.com/) runs your photos through artistic filters. A terrific tool to use to shake it up a bit when you are out and about, taking and sharing lots of snaps on your mobile.
Ripl (http://ripl.com/) is another shake-it-up tool for mobile. This lets you animate tweets. Free and paid.
How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity(https://blog.bufferapp.com/customize-my-news-feed) provides clear instructions and pictures to personalize your FB news feed.
Mind Your Manners When it Comes to Visuals! (http://aea365.org/blog/mind-your-manners-when-it-comes-to-visuals-by-sheila-b-robinson/) offers sound advice for using images found online in your work. Read. Bookmark. Share.