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Monthly Archives: November 2021

Let Generosity Flow

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What do a nonprofit hospital in Indiana, an evangelistic Christian ministry in Central America, and a legal team trying to root out the sex trade in Thailand all have in common? More than you think. A few years ago, I wrote a short book titled: The Business of Generosity: How Companies, […]

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The 7 Enemies of Thanksgiving

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We all have family Thanksgiving stories that fall on the scale between funny and sad and everything in between. Thanksgiving is pretty easy to mess up. Jimmy Fallon has a traditional segment on Thanksgiving fails, all of which are funny and fairly minor. The true Thanksgiving collapse is when we celebrate […]

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Four Faces of the Social Entrepreneur

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The Social Entrepreneur is not confined to one age demographic, personality, or background. Nor is she restricted to one single role. Mohammed Yunus, patron saint of micro finance, helps us clarify social business (which is often a muddy concept). Profit companies bring in. Social businesses push out.  It’s that simple.   […]

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The Three Stages of Board Development

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Andrew Youn did what most twentysomethings would do with a great idea; he talked it up to his friends. It was 2006, and 27-year-old Youn had an idea for a new model for equipping the farming poor in Africa to increase profits. Like most entrepreneurs, he simply took the idea […]

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Voice, Center, Path, Toolbox

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Frameworks are good. They help steer our imagination and energy. They help us focus on the things that matter most. They create repositories of insights that can be recycled at a later time. It is common for me to find myself having a conversation with a bright-eyed millennial ready to […]

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