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CSR in a Trump World

Since the election, I have tried primarily to avoid reading political articles arguing for or against our incoming President-elect and his administration. It just gets me too riled up. And, because I do think that Donald Trump is outside the … Continue reading

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Nonprofit-Corporate Partnerships: Just Use Common Sense!

Upon reading one of the latest articles released by the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Nonprofit-Corporate Partnerships: A New Framework, I wasn’t quite sure that it’s all that new. To me, it’s really just about common sense. Tynesia Boyea-Robinson states that … Continue reading

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“Keep It In the Family.”

I’m saying that in my best Godfather voice…which, truth be told, isn’t that good. But that’s what I wanted to say to a colleague last week when he shared that he was struggling to figure out how his company should … Continue reading

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Good Strategy Starts with Listening

In her recent blog for The Center for Effective Philanthropy, Crystal Hayling states that, “…good strategy starts with listening. And not just sporadic listening, but listening that is built into the process of our grantmaking.” She couldn’t be more right … Continue reading

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Embrace the Unknown

Here’s the setting for a recent group activity in which I participated: One room. Twenty people. On one side of the room was a sign that had the word, “YES” and on the other side was a sign 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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