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A Trip Down Memory Lane

Lately, one of my clients has been referring “Good to Great” by Jim Collins. I read the book when it first came out, as well as the Social Sector monograph he published to accompany the book. Since it’s short, I … Continue reading

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Sometimes, It’s Best to Walk Away

Because I have a number of clients in the nonprofit sector, I was excited to read Liane Davey’s article, “Managing a Team That’s Been Asked to Do Too Much.” I was hoping that Davey had a “magic silver bullet” that … Continue reading

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CSR Requires a Thick Skin

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’m on a quest to identify companies that are participating in really unique and innovative Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. But that is easier said than done – mostly because the job itself is … Continue reading

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Does Your Company Have a “Social License” to Operate?

The majority of us will drive a car at one point or another in our lifetime. This requires us to apply for and obtain a driver’s license. Similarly, at some point during their existence, companies often decide to support the … Continue reading

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How Do You Measure Your Company’s ROI in the Community?

Businesses are always asked to report on their Return on Investment. Whether a company is rolling out a new product, hiring additional team members, or restructuring a department, it needs to present the ROI to prove that it’s worth the … Continue reading

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Would a $221M Investment Be Enough to End Homelessness in Just ONE Community?

In the U.S., there are thousands of nonprofit organizations that are trying to do something about homelessness. In some cases, organizations are providing a place for people to sleep at night. In other cases, organizations are working to actually end, … Continue reading

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