Cheryl Snapp Conner – What Gives a Program Wings?

– Cheryl Snapp Conner   There’s a particular challenge in the marketing of social responsibility causes. By their very nature, these programs are founded on principles of doing good. But the altruistic core of these projects is dangerously seductive: How could an idea fail when it is so badly needed, and when the motives for…

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Nicholas Ripplinger – What’s in Your Repository?

– Nicholas R. Ripplinger   In today’s ever-changing climate, the leader has to be flexible and capable of changing course at a moment’s notice. This applies equally to the CEO of a multi-billion dollar corporation, the young adult overseeing his or her first service project, and every leader at every level in between. But what…

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HiRho Park – Adapting to an Ever-Changing World

– HiRho Park, Ph.D., D.Min.   Institutions, like ideas, adapt to changes in culture and context. When two of the world’s oldest institutions, higher education and the church, become united, staying flexible and current can be challenging. In 2014, the Index of Cognitive Skills and Educational Attainment ranked South Korean education number one in the…

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Jeff Magee – Blueprint to Organizational and Personal Success

– Dr. Jeffrey Magee   Building and sustaining organizational greatness is like building any great structure: it starts with a proven blueprint. Crafting personal achievement and sustained success also starts with a proven blueprint. My years of academic exercise and business success implementation have shown five distinct factors to building an organization, sustaining its relevance,…

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Tammy Harden – Encourage, Equip, and Empower: 3e Restoration

– Tammy Harden   What if serving others were something that didn’t drain us, but a process that both aided the holistic growth of the individual and also contributed to the development of an organization? That very ideal sits at the heart of most organizations in the nonprofit sector. Yet, sadly, we often fall short.…

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