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Global Issues

Youth Ideas: A Rich Resource

The energy, imagination and participation of youth is critical to overcoming global challenges.

By Reeta Roy | 2 | Aug. 12, 2010
 
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Nonprofits

Suing for the Cure?

Is it ethical for a nonprofit to sue another nonprofit over a branding issue?

By Loreal Lynch | 10 | Aug. 11, 2010
 
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Nonprofits

Unhappy at Your Nonprofit Job? Maybe It’s Not Them, It’s You

Three ways to improve your job satisfaction without leaving your organization.

By Rosetta Thurman | 2 | Aug. 10, 2010
 
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Nonprofit Management

The Nonprofit Summer Slide

Innovative ideas for preventing summer learning loss in children might benefit nonprofits too.

By John Brothers | 1 | Aug. 9, 2010
 
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Technology & Design

Context Deficit Disorder

Do we know what we're talking about when we use the term privacy?

By Marcia Stepanek | Aug. 6, 2010
 

Environment

Natural Capital:  A New Force in Strategic Planning

The concept of natural capital is catching on with strategic planners, enhancing both corporate sustainability and bottom lines.

By Serita Cox & Robert Searle | Aug. 5, 2010
 
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Philanthropy

Can Stakeholder Reviews by Beneficiaries Bring New Perspectives to Philanthropy?

The philanthropic community might access the “constituent’s voice” through user reviews of nonprofit organizations written by clients, volunteers, and other stakeholders.

By Perla Ni | 2 | Aug. 5, 2010
 
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Technology & Design

SocialSquared: Productive Gaming on Facebook

SocialSquared games, if done well, could be tremendously powerful.

By Scott E. Hartley | 1 | Aug. 4, 2010
 
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Technology & Design

Global Tools for Going Local

Just as our tools get more interesting and dynamic for global collaboration and impact, so do they for locally-focused work, campaigns, and communities.

By Amy Sample Ward | 1 | Aug. 3, 2010
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Lagging Imperialists in Social Entrepreneurship and How to Avoid Them

We need more good examples and fewer good intentions in social entrepreneurship and humanitarian design.

By Timothy Ogden | 5 | Aug. 2, 2010