Here are some of my favorite posts of the week in the areas of nonprofit organizations, corporate governance, philanthropy, and social enterprises:
- Center for Effective Philanthropy: The state of the sector via Nonprofit Finance Fund http://ow.ly/c7uLI
- AFJ Bolder Advocacy: New post! Seven Strategies for Becoming a Fearless Ambassador for Your Cause http://bit.ly/NdC32M
- Sustainable Law: IRS revokes exemption for 501(c)(4) due to political activity http://lnkd.in/9jtAHw [Ed. The IRS cited private benefit as the reason for the revocation.]
- Gene: Sandusky Penn State scandal – http://on.wsj.com/Mnx2CP ; our op-ed for The Chronicle of Philanthropy last year on lessons to be learned – http://bit.ly/rIGJrV
- Foundation Center: [Commentary] If Nonprofits Fail http://bit.ly/PGFMHV
- Rob Reich: Provocative blog debate about the value of 990s, open data, nonprofits, and GuidestarUSA. http://bit.ly/NgTBdE
- Emily: How Personalities Affect Your Board – observations about some desirable & undesirable qualities via Nonprofit Quarterly http://bit.ly/L9lj8o
- Bridgestar: 7 Questions to ask a nonprofit board member during your Nonprofit Due Diligence http://ow.ly/bPQMn
- Nonprofit Quarterly: The Best and Worst of Board Chairs http://ow.ly/c8uE8
- Capacity For Change: Nice article by Alice Korngold – Fixing Your Nonprofit Board: When Incremental Steps Aren't Enough: http://ow.ly/cb28s
- Gene: The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else; the driving force of a career must come from you.
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