Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – August 31, 2012

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Here are some of my favorite posts of the week in the areas of nonprofit organizations, corporate governance, philanthropy, and social enterprises:

  • Gene: Basic Board Governance Failures Stand at the Center of the Penn State Debacle – w/ Emily Chan in The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Emily: Twelve Ways to Get a New Executive Director Off on the Right Foot – Blue Avocado:
  • Foundation Center: 7 Principles for Next Generation Nonprofit Leadership
  • Nonprofit Law News: Signatory Authority of Officers & the Importance of a Thorough Bylaws Review | by Fox Rothschild
  • Gene: Board oversight of risk management remains front and center in the minds of regulators and boards
  • Fay Feeney: Should I stay or should I go now? Great Question: In the Boardroom with Lucy Marcus on Director Contagion. [Ed. Great point by Lucy – it's not about you, it's about doing what's best for the organization.
  • Pete Manzo: Nonpartisan is not neutral – nonprofit advocacy op-ed Jan Masaoka and I wrote in The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Emily: Stanford Social Innovation Review article on Merger Secrets to Success via Law For Change
  • Rob Reich: Innovation is not the Holy Grail. Terrific piece in Stanford Social Innovation Review this month by Johanna Mair & Christian Seelos
  • GOOD: Crowdfunding Is About to Get Legit: Here's What You Need to Know:

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