Monthly Archives: July 2015

Five Lessons that Also Apply to Nonprofits

The Stanford Social Innovation Review recently published “Five Lessons for New Philanthropists.” As I read the article, I couldn’t help but see the strong correlation to how these lessons can also apply for nonprofits: Scan the ecosystem first. The nonprofit … Continue reading

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“Our Plan Flopped”

The Philanthropy Roundtable recently published an article written by the Walton Family Foundation entitled, “Rebounding from Philanthropic Failure.” The subtitle stated, “Our plan flopped. We didn’t give up. We changed course.” I immediately digested the article, in which the Foundation … Continue reading

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What’s on Your “Stop Doing” List?

Phil Buchanan’s opinion piece in The Chronicle of Philanthropy (“In search of the Magic Formula for Philanthropy”) caught my eye. He says, “You can’t flip through more than a few pages [of philanthropic journals] without finding an article with the … Continue reading

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Nonprofits: Now is the Time to Build Strong Relationships

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship recently provided leadership perspectives on corporate citizenship, citing that business leaders are planning to increase corporate citizenship efforts over the next three years. If you read some of the vignettes, you’ll see that … Continue reading

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Thank You – You Are Amazing!

This week marks the one-year anniversary of launching SHG Advisors. Not only has it been wildly more successful than I dreamed possible, but it has also been a ton of fun! I feel quite lucky to get to work with … Continue reading

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