Category - Leadership

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5 Charity Myths – Dispelled
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“Nonprofit” and “No Risk” are not Bedfellows
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Is ‘Success’ Your Goal?
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5 Surefire Ways To Sharpen Your Skills
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More Businesses “Target” Healthcare

5 Charity Myths – Dispelled

Charity Navigator has posted across social media this morning a 2007 article that is deserving of a quick read. It is especially good for those who interact with nonprofit organizations, whether via volunteering, financial donations, or board/committee service. The five myths the article dispels are below. I will leave you to follow the links to read their explanations.  Just know it is good information and are still true throughout the nonprofit sector. Myth 1:  Charity executives[…]

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“Nonprofit” and “No Risk” are not Bedfellows

For those  serving on staff and on the Board of nonprofits, a very real issues is upon us.  Nonprofit Quarterly posted this morning a very important article outlining the “risk” faced by nonprofits.  The case at hand is regarding the Lemington Home for the Aged of Pennsylvania who was recently found in breach of their duty of care.  At issue were financial woes and the reporting deficiencies to the Pennsylvania Department of Health at a rate of three[…]

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Is ‘Success’ Your Goal?

Early this week I had a breakdown in my usual upbeat attitude about my position in life. I entertained the question, “What have I to show for my life?” I couldn’t identify what I would consider a ‘successful’ accounting for my professional life. I took a wide open psychological body blow. It knocked the wind out of my sails and I was temporarily stuck. Luckily, I have enough experience under my belt to recognize it[…]

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5 Surefire Ways To Sharpen Your Skills

When I was a young man I started reading and listening to all the ‘Leadership’ material I could find.  I asked experienced, more mature leaders for their recommendations.  I sometimes just happened across a book that I would find interesting to read.  One of those books was John Maxwell’s 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership.  It fed a hunger that I had to develop my leadership and my life.  John Maxwell’s teaching still does that today,[…]

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More Businesses “Target” Healthcare

A not-so-surprising, not-yet-trend, is beginning to emerge as the country and it’s employers are settling into the reality of repositioning their companies to accommodate the Affordable Care Act. After being touted as a great equalizer for the masses for the past four years, it appears many part-time workers who had company funded health plans are beginning to realize, they will be left to fight the behemoth ACA on their own.     Target has announced[…]

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