4 Articles to go with Monday morning coffee
Keeping up with news from the nonprofit and technology sectors can be overwhelming at times. So to help start your Monday off right, here are four articles from over the past week that caught my eye...
3 Movement Builders On How To Create Engaged Citizens by Co.Exist (Fast Company)
"If you’re trying to build a 21st-century movement, you really need amazing narrative storytelling to popularize the issue. Then you also need great user-experience design-- a navigable website, an easy-to-share video--to help ensure that your work goes viral."
5 ½ Timeless Commencement Speeches to Teach You to Define Your Own Success from Maria Popova of Brain Pickings
“Across them runs a common thread of what seems to be as much a critical message, the message, for the young as it is an essential lifelong reminder for all: No social convention of success should lure you away from or could be a substitute for finding your purpose and doing what you love.”
Facebook’s Success Hinges on How Much More It Can Learn About Us by Steve Hinn of NPR
“The company has a long history of pushing people to share more than they might otherwise be comfortable sharing. And there is no indication that trend will change. But there is always the risk that at some point millions of people will simply say they've had enough and quit the service. So far, that hasn't happened.”
Measuring the Return on Engagement of Community Commitment by Debra Askanase of Community Organizer 2.0
"The most important metric to consider is whether or not you are building a committed and engaged online community. Once you have built that, you can begin to measure whether or not that community is taking actions you’d like them to take."
Hope you enjoyed these articles and if you want to learn more about my favorite content curation tool (that I used to find these articles and many others), check out this post on 5 Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Be Using Google Reader