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Leadership Lessons from Notable Fictional Characters
Jay Gatsby, Prince Hamlet, and Julian Mantle.
Read the Industry Leaders Magazine article here.
Minnesota provides ample funding, leadership, direct approach on homelessness
“Key elements of the state’s efforts against homelessness:
…The Heading Home Minnesota Funders Collaborative includes some of the state’s most recognized foundations and nonprofit organizations, such as the McKnight Foundation, joined together to marshal resources and align investments.”
Read the Madison.com article here.
Atlanta nonprofits make case for funding at Philanthropitch event
“It’s a fast-paced nonprofit version of the popular television show “Shark Tank,” in which entrepreneurs are given three minutes to make pitches before a panel of wealthy investors.
The nonprofits all use innovative solutions to pressing issues affecting metro Atlanta such as access to education, food security and youth leadership.“
Read the AccessAtlanta.com article here.
Podcast: Building an Organization Where the Donor Is King
"In the business world, many companies stake their reputations on customer service, but their lesson is often lost on nonprofits making appeals to donors."
Listen to the Chronicle of Philanthropy podcast here.
Passion and Work
“Never underestimate the power of passion in the workplace. It’s passion and a sense of purpose that drives peak performance and sparks innovation. In an ideal world everyone’s day job speaks loudly to his/her passions."
Read the Just Means article here.
The office revolution that might make you actually excited for work
“Fortunately, forward-thinking companies across the country are no longer ignoring employee health, or even just paying lip service to its importance. They’re providing a wealth of wellness perks and attempting to transform the office into the next wellness frontier—fluorescent lights and recycled air be damned.
Why? For starters, wellness programs have clear ties to better attendance and bumped-up profits—and the more companies become aware of this fact, the easier a sell they’re becoming.“
Read the Well and Good article here.
This is Why You Need to Let Your Best Employees Go
“A recent study of 665 global organizations conducted by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) found that half of managers surveyed admitted to "talent hoarding," or keeping their company's best employees in their current roles.
And that's not good. “
Read the Entrepreneur article here.