It has been whirlwind two weeks since our e book launched on March ninth. Right here’s just a few highlights from the previous two weeks, there are extra occasions over the approaching weeks, so don’t really feel any FOMO!
- We had a glowing e book evaluation by Philanthropy News Digest
- #1 and #2 rankings constantly on Amazon in for nonprofit books and innovation
- Interviewed by Julia Campbell on her Nonprofit Nation Podcast
- Free launch occasion hosted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy with 835 contributors
- TechSoup Occasion “Automation for Good” article, slides, and examples of how small nonprofit can use automation
And at present, very excited to share a brand new article we co-authored for the Harvard Enterprise Evaluation on utilizing Sensible Tech to make work extra human.
The primary level of this text is to get us out of the all-or-nothing lure of automation. It’s not about bots or folks, however bots and other people. The right way to get one of the best out of each and, because of this, re-make work as one thing higher than the all the time on, 24/7 grind it has grow to be. Most jobs may have some elements of it automated, liberating up these folks to do extra human issues like construct stronger relationships and remedy complicated issues.
We’re additionally dealing with a nonprofit workforce crisis with a rise of demand for companies and other people leaving their jobs due unrealistic workloads & poisonous work environments that result in burnout. Burnout charges had been a difficulty within the nonprofit sector (why I wrote the Happy Healthy Nonprofit in 2016) however now they’re skyrocketing. By automating grunt work and liberating up time for employees, there is a chance for a kinder and vibrant office tradition.
However this may solely occur, when nonprofits use the expertise thoughtfully, rigorously, strategically and ethically. That’s why we wrote our e book.
You may learn the article here.
The Smart Nonprofit: Staying Human-Centered in an Automated Age launch actions proceed this week with a FREE occasion hosted by Georgetown College’s Heart for Social Affect Communication on March 22 from 12-1 pm ET. Register for this FREE this digital occasion.
For those who haven’t had an opportunity to order The Smart Nonprofit, at present can be a terrific day to do this. Or purchase it for a good friend!