Hannah Ubl – All Voices Matter: Collaboration Across Generations

– Hannah Ubl   I’ll never forget my first day of kindergarten. With new backpack and light-up sneakers, I sat down at my assigned seat and looked at a giant purple sign that read, “There is no I in team.” This would become the motto of elementary school, middle school and high school. Collaboration was…

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Lynn Perry Wooten, Kelle Parsons – Enabling Nonprofit Excellence

Enabling Excellence in Nonprofit Organizations: A Positive Organizational Scholarship Perspective – Lynn Perry Wooten, Ph.D. and Kelle Parsons, M.A., M.P.P   The work of high-performing nonprofit organizations entails creating continuous and purposeful cycles of good-to-great as they fulfill their missions. Embedded in this is the organization’s ability to identify and enact the practices that transcend…

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David Gruder – The Secret Sauce of Nonprofit Engagement

– Dr. David Gruder, PhD, DCEP, Culture Architect   People generally select a nonprofit to support because they’re so aligned with its cause, and its ways of positively contributing to it, that they decide this is the tribe for them. But what’s the secret sauce guiding whether someone decides to engage with your nonprofit as…

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David Burkus – Recognizing the Creativity in All of Us

– David Burkus   False Leadership: “We Don’t Have Time for Creativity.” The idea that people don’t have time for creativity is both laughable and saddening. You don’t have time not to seek creativity. Daily things can assist in this growth. Design boards bring together the things you find appealing, to see how they might…

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