Monthly Archives: March 2016

Focusing on Social Impact Doesn’t Guarantee CSR Success

It was with great interest that I read Anne Miltenburg’s recent article, “Social Good Is Always Good Branding – or Is It?” My first reaction was to reflect on the old cliché: All publicity is good publicity. But I know … Continue reading

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Elon Musk and P!nk Share a Common Philosophy

I learned to snowboard last year. I wasn’t very good, but I’ve improved quite a bit this year. So much so, that I actually took on my first black diamond two weeks ago. I fell twice, but got to the … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing on “Mentoring Monday?”

“I admire your ability to ask for advice. I rarely do. It probably requires more wisdom and humility than I possess.” This is what one of my mentors wrote to me recently – and I wasn’t expecting to hear that … Continue reading

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How NOT to Fight with Your Board Chair (Part 2)

In the last blog, inspired by Marla Cornelius’ article, “10 Great Board Chair Practices,” I wrote about the need to acknowledge the power dynamic between the Board Chair and the Executive Director. I also shared that I was slightly disappointed … Continue reading

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How NOT to Fight with Your Board Chair (Part 1)

I vividly remember the first time that I got into a fight with my Board of Directors. And no – it was not a fist fight, and unlike the recent Republican debate, it wasn’t about the size of anyone’s hands. … Continue reading

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