SONATAnotes – NGOs & Nonprofits
Insights on learning best practices and trends for NGOs and nonprofits.
Sonata Notes: 3 Critical Sources of Knowledge That Organizations Forget to Manage On SharePoint
When an organization first implements a system like SharePoint, Box, Google Drive or M-Files, they will often have their team spend a tremendous amount of time and effort uploading and tagging files in the new platform.
Sonata Notes: Turning Workplace “Generation Gaps” into a Diversity Advantage
With Baby Boomers working into their 70s and “Gen Z” overtaking Millennials as the largest segment of the labor pool, having junior and veteran staff collaborate can boost the productivity of both.
Sonata Notes: 5 Types of Stories Your Audience Can Actually Learn From
Storytelling can be a powerful tool to engage an audience, but only if you're telling the right story. Here are five types of learning and leadership stories, and when to use each.
Sonata Notes: 5 Ways to Help Remote Staff and In-Office Staff Work Better Together
In theory, remote work lets organizations expand their recruiting pool, reduce operating costs, and increase worker happiness. However, in practice, integrating remote workers and in-office staff can be challenging.
Sonata Notes: 5 Things Marketers Know that the Training Industry Forgets
Both the marketing and training industries involve connecting with audiences, communicating key messages, driving behavior change, and motivating people to action.
Sonata Notes: Who’s Afraid of (Learning From) Failure?
Different people react to failure in different ways, most of them unhelpful. It’s rare for anyone to honestly and rationally reflect on their own mistakes - which is a shame, as analyzing past failures can help us succeed in the future.