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First things first, what exactly is capacity-building? It’s a term that gets thrown around a lot in the nonprofit world, and yet, the definition of “capacity-building” is not always crystal clear.
At its core, capacity-building is all about strengthening an organization’s ability to fulfill its mission effectively and efficiently. Think of it as giving your nonprofit a power-up to serve its beneficiaries better and achieve its goals. So, in general, capacity-building encompasses a wide range of activities and strategies.
I conducted a virtual training session where almost no one had their cameras on. During this 6-hour virtual training workshop, I found myself talking to a bunch of black squares with names. While I expected that some people would not turn on their cameras, it was surprising to me that no one had their cameras on! At least, they engaged in the discussions and activities, most of the time.
Discover practical strategies to overcome timezone challenges in nonprofit remote teams. Learn how to coordinate work, improve communication, and foster collaboration across different time zones for seamless productivity and impactful teamwork.
One of the ways I’m fulfilling my “taking action” theme for 2023 is to level up my virtual presence for online workshops – both when I’m a participant and when I’m leading workshops. This year, I’m focusing on personal (health and well-being) and professional...
While there are many definitions of teamwork, I like Patrick Lencioni’s model of a cohesive team. Patrick Lencioni is a well-known author and management consultant who has written extensively on teamwork and organizational health. According to Lencioni, a cohesive team is a group of individuals.