- June 11, 2012
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How to run a brainstorming meeting | Scott Berkun
Want to kickstart your week in a productive and creative direction? Brainstorm. This is one of the most useful articles about how to brainstorm that we’ve read.
BONUS KICKSTART: While you’re in a brainstorming frame of mind, why not try mindmapping? Mindmeister is a free online tool. Our team likes to use whiteboards and giant sticky notes.
Reinvention is no small thing. Stanford Social Innovation Review (a regular read for our team) presents five short—but dense—ways to reinvent your nonprofit organization: brainstorm; make your vision visual; get out more often; play “war games”; feel frustrated. But these tips aren’t just for nonprofits—they can apply to any company.
Corporate giving is down this year compared to last year. And while companies are giving less, their employees are finding ways to continue giving more.
Volunteer your skills (instead of your wallet) | Catchafire
Interested in volunteering your professional skills to a cause you care about? Catchafire is the place to do that. From copywriting a few paragraphs for an org’s annual report to sharing accounting smarts to helping produce videos, you can volunteer you know-how to an organization in need. Find projects in your area and across the world.