Sometimes, things get out of control. Take, for example, mass gatherings.
It was an honor to have Sue Stephenson, a Corporate Responsibility Executive with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, as a speaker at our Ideagen (Idea-gen.com) Summit in June.
Sunovion believes in innovation. "One element that is unique is our strategy for discovering new drugs, which involves pursuing
Changing complex education systems is no easy feat. It requires patience, humility, and a willingness to honestly and openly acknowledge "what is" in order to work towards "what could be."
People who run collective impact efforts say one of their toughest tasks is keeping community engagement going beyond the "summits" where everyone gets fired up. What does it mean to keep communities engaged in the mission that they've signed on for? Why is it so hard to do this well?
If you believe the idea of life being joy-centered is a falsehood, you have bought the snake oil of disillusionment, and you are probably still taking a tablespoonful of its bitterness every morning. My recommendation is to skip a day, open up to the possibility of joy, and see how you feel.
In recent years, child welfare leaders have been working diligently to revamp their traditional approach to working with children and families. The approach focuses on simultaneous planning of permanency options through two caseworkers per case.
The World Economic Forum meeting in Davos was a step change with business and political leaders signing up to the UN Secretary General's "Zero Hunger" challenge to eliminate hunger in our lifetimes.
Massachusetts Pay for Success Initiative Advances Government, Private Sector, and Philanthropic Investment in Human Capital
As a philanthropic organization focused on improving the lives of low income people in US cities, we see this initiative
Recently, I raised an awkward question: "Are Nonprofits Designed to Fail?" As I wrote, for all the good work a nonprofit may do, it's often hard to tell if a it's really making a difference: fixing the underlying problem, rather than forever treating symptoms.
People who set out to change the world often get the feeling they may have to settle for a few square feet. That's why an event like this year's Nonprofit Management Institute conference is so welcome.