Today's Featured Blog Posts
Take Off Your Nonprofit Hat This Holiday Season
"So tonight, you're making a quick run to the grocery store. On your way in, you see the random Salvation Army guy ringing his bell, standing next to his bucket. You may or may not have change in your pockets to give, and you may or may not walk all the way over to him-depending on the time you have-so you don't think twice about it. 'I'll catch him next time,' you think, and that's that. But what if random Salvation Army guy was Jack, a guy who you know personally somehow?" Click here to read the full post.
Quick Reflections from Social Innovation Summit 2011
"When you have a co-author who is a measurement geek, you measure progress towards your deadline. We have a ten step drafting process, with stage 10 being perfection. We have a visual chart that shows us the stage of each draft — so when we reached 80% milestone, my reward was to attend the afternoon sessions of the Social Innovation Summit 2011. Even with a big deadline looming, I'm so glad that I did because the discussions about being data-informed, fail fast and learn, and social impact measurement are ideas that we discuss in our book." Click here to read the full post.