Ethical Challenges and Choices

Dear Friends, When describing the nonprofit sector in America people use different terms such as charitable, voluntary, third, civil society sector, amongst others. Frequently people call our sector the ethical sector, and I believe that many of our organizations set high ethical standards and act on them. However, there are always challenges and issues that arise that“Ethical Challenges and Choices”

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Non-Conformists as Leaders

Dear Friends, This is the weirdest and most unusual election for president that I have seen. Here we have the front running republican nominee leading the most successful entertainment show in the media, ticking everyone off who does not support him, while gaining power and strength every time people are angry with him. On the democratic side you“Non-Conformists as Leaders”

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The truth about nonprofit advocacy

Dear Friends, February 24th was a consequential day for the Denver community. For almost 12 hours, hundreds of homeless advocates, supporters and stakeholders testified in front of the Colorado House Committee on Local Government in support of the “Homeless Bill of Rights”. The hearing room was packed, to the point of standing room only, and another room“The truth about nonprofit advocacy”

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Stronger negotiation skills

Are you a strong negotiator? Very few nonprofit leaders are. For all of our impressive education and experience helping people in the nonprofit sector, we are generally weak negotiators. This is an important leadership skill that you can only master through practice. Our organizations, internally and externally, will be stronger for it. Perhaps the very“Stronger negotiation skills”

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