Making Smart Decisions

Making Smart Decisions

Sometimes when you meet someone, you just click. Last year, while teaching for the Executive Nonprofit Management certificate program at Duke University, I met Amy Gearhart, a student in my class. She had recently made a career shift. After serving 30 years as a...
A New Mash-Up for the Social Sector: Coopetition

A New Mash-Up for the Social Sector: Coopetition

Every social sector conference this spring will feature sessions on collective impact, collaboration and system building. These concepts signify an important shift in the social sector – one toward advancing the cause through a network mindset. But, we have also...
Can Nonprofits Lobby? The Answer is YES!

Can Nonprofits Lobby? The Answer is YES!

Shortly before Congress left for Easter/Passover recess, 4,500 charitable nonprofits, including religious institutions, and foundations came together to stand against new legislation that could destroy the nonpartisan nature of charitable nonprofits called the Johnson...