Golf Balls and Lemonade: Missional Entrepreneurship 101

– Rob Touchstone                                                                   I think I was born to be an entrepreneur. I spent part of my childhood in a middle-class neighborhood surrounded by a “country club” (a poor man’s golf course), one big amazing playground. My friends and I would sneak our bikes onto the paths for joy rides that required avoiding flying…

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Living Your Strengths, Not Your Weaknesses

Dr. Al Winseman, Senior Learning Consultant for Gallup and author of Living Your Strengths, was our guest on Nonprofit Exchange on June 9, 2015. We focused on the importance of understanding and acting on the greatest strengths that we have as individuals and as organizations. Too often, many of us in all sectors, but especially…

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Creative Care of Stakeholders

– Sandy Birkenmaier Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., published a piece in his newsletter this week on why senior citizens should live in jails and criminals should be housed in nursing homes. It was meant to be humorous, but there is often a very fine line between humor and philosophy. Dr. T spoke of how seniors in…

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Smart AND Healthy: Why Nonprofits Live on One Side or the Other

– Todd Greer   At SynerVision Leadership Foundation we have a bias toward continuous learning. We present at conferences and attend conferences. We teach and learn about technology, leadership, strategy, boards, and more, because we make it a priority! On Friday, I was able to attend the South Alabama Non-Profit Summit at the University of…

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