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Social Velocity

The Nonprofit Sky May Not Be Falling

Note: The Center for Effective Philanthropy recently released a report uncovering how foundation and nonprofit leaders are feeling about the potential impact of new tax legislation on charitable giving. I found the report fascinating and asked CEP if I could write a guest post on their blog about the report. Below is my post, which…

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A Brand New Social Velocity Website — Go Take a Look!

Today I’m delighted to announce the launch of a brand new Social Velocity website. I hope you will go take a look! As you know, last Fall I took a 4-month break from social media. I stopped writing the blog and checking Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and spent more time reading books, meditating and figuring out where…


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Trusting Your Nonprofit Gut

In the age of Big Data there has been a real push among funders, government, and thought leaders to encourage nonprofit leaders to make decisions based on data. I have been among the many who have heralded the importance of gathering and using data to improve performance. And I still believe data is incredibly important….

Social Velocity

Trusting Your Nonprofit Gut

In the age of Big Data there has been a real push among funders, government, and thought leaders to encourage nonprofit leaders to make decisions based on data. I have been among the many who have heralded the importance of gathering and using data to improve performance. And I still believe data is incredibly important….


Social Velocity

Trusting Your Nonprofit Gut

In the age of Big Data there has been a real push among funders, government, and thought leaders to encourage nonprofit leaders to make decisions based on data. I have been among the many who have heralded the importance of gathering and using data to improve performance. And I still believe data is incredibly important….

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Why Nonprofit Leaders Should Play Big

One of the many books I read on my social media hiatus last Fall, was Tara Mohr’s Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create and Lead. Her argument is that there are countless women out there who could be contributing so much more to society but are holding themselves back…


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Why Nonprofit Leaders Should Play Big

One of the many books I read on my social media hiatus last Fall, was Tara Mohr’s Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create and Lead. Her argument is that there are countless women out there who could be contributing so much more to society but are holding themselves back…

Social Velocity

Why Nonprofit Leaders Should Play Big

One of the many books I read on my social media hiatus last Fall, was Tara Mohr’s Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create and Lead. Her argument is that there are countless women out there who could be contributing so much more to society but are holding themselves back…


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Is This 21st Century Philanthropy’s Defining Moment?

The Grantmakers for Effective Organizations’ (GEO) conference wrapped up last week leaving participants with much to ponder. (If you missed the three guest posts in the GEO conference blog series, you can still read Kathy Reich’s post, Sean Thomas-Breitfeld’s post, and Pia Infante’s post.) Over the course of the three days of the conference, I…

Social Velocity

Is This 21st Century Philanthropy’s Defining Moment?

The Grantmakers for Effective Organizations’ (GEO) conference wrapped up last week leaving participants with much to ponder. (If you missed the three guest posts in the GEO conference blog series, you can still read Kathy Reich’s post, Sean Thomas-Breitfeld’s post, and Pia Infante’s post.) Over the course of the three days of the conference, I…