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Nonprofits

Bettering Beantown

Greenlight is a nonprofit catalyst: It identifes a local need, scours the country for the best program to meet it, and then establishes a chapter in its hometown.

By Betsy Haley | Spring 2007
 

Nonprofit Management

Review: The First 90 Days

Common sense advice for how to survive the launch into a new leadership role.

Reviewed By Jason Baumgarten | Spring 2004
 

Urban Development

Review: Civic Revolutionaries

Cross-sector collaboration is the key to community revitalization.

Reviewed By Dawn Ibis | Spring 2004
 

Board Governance

Review: Trustees of Culture

Are elite boards getting out of touch with their organizations' true purpose?

Reviewed By Frances Philipps | Spring 2004
 

Nonprofit Management

Review: Leading Quietly

How middle managers can walk tall.

Reviewed By Colleen Anne McCarthy | Spring 2004
 
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Health

Your Brain on Drug Addicts

Recent neuroscience research confirms that people - and the brains they contain - view drug addicts as not quite human.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Spring 2007
 
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Civil Society

Sound and Fury

Much public affairs lingo, such as "capacity," signifies nothing in particular. The nonprofit and public sectors have more than their share of this vocabulary. There are a handful of toxic words and phrases that have a way of polluting any stream of consciousness, muddying the concepts and making it impossible to see what facts and arguments (if any) lie below the surface.

By Tony Proscio | Spring 2007
 

Review: Walking the Talk

Corporate social responsibility can pay big dividends.

Reviewed By David Gal | Winter 2003
 

Nonprofit Management

Review: Toxic Emotions at Work

Organizations need to get better at talking about feelings.

Reviewed By Eric Westendorf | Winter 2003
 

Nonprofit Management

Review: Leading Teams

Baumgarten offers strategies for creating team success.

Reviewed By Jason Baumgarten | Winter 2003