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Nonprofit Management

 

Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization

 

Nonprofits

Architecting for Data

Four ways nonprofits can cut through the data hype and start using data on purpose.

By Rahul Bhargava | Jul. 30, 2015
 

Nonprofits

Building Movements, Not Organizations

Creating a healthy, humane world will require more than new organizational designs. It will take rethinking the nature of organizations entirely.

By Hildy Gottlieb | 5 | Jul. 28, 2015
 

Education

Avoiding Four Pitfalls in Digital Learning

Early approaches are advancing fruitful dialogue around how to accelerate the revolutionary potential of online education and enable better outcomes for graduates.

By Harrison Keller & Andrew Belton | 1 | Jul. 16, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Overcoming the Fear Factor in Nonprofit Decision-Making

Nonprofits have the potential to achieve far more by decentralizing and clarifying power and decision-making within their organizations.

By Steve Scheier | Jul. 10, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Using Brands for Impact

Social sector brands are more than logos on annual reports; they are tools to drive impact.

By Grant Tudor | 3 | Jul. 1, 2015
 

Philanthropy

Like the Vacuuming, Nonprofit Work Is Women’s Work

If we want the nonprofit sector to innovate, we need to acknowledge the gender gap between nonprofits and the private sector.

By Kristen Joiner | 9 | Jun. 12, 2015
 
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Health

Operating When You Can’t See the Full Picture

Three principles for solving complex, systemic problems like improving community health.

By Jeff Cohen | Jun. 11, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Parsing Impact Investing’s Big Tent

As the momentum of impact investing builds, the lack of proper taxonomy poses a significant risk to the movement, especially given recent growth.

By Paula Goldman & Lauren Booker | 2 | Jun. 10, 2015
 
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Nonprofit Management

The Charity Trap

Why a recent exposé on Red Cross failures in Haiti highlights unrealistic expectations for social sector organizations.

By Matthew Scharpnick | 10 | Jun. 5, 2015
 
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Health

Cultivating and Sustaining Generative Teams

Four practices that can help people establish common intent; sense emerging needs and solutions; and collectively prototype, create, and evolve innovative health models and relationships.

By Margaret A. Hawthorne | Jun. 4, 2015