Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – November 2, 2012

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Our prayers and thoughts with all those affected by Hurricane Sandy. We'll be on Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio today (1:30 pm ET; 10:30 am PT) discussing disaster relief. Here are some of my favorite posts of the week in the areas of nonprofit organizations, corporate governance, philanthropy, and social enterprises: 

Bonus: Net Impact's 2012 Annual Conference trended on Twitter last weekend! Net Impact is a community of more than 30,000 changemakers using our jobs to tackle the world’s toughest problems, demonstrating that it’s possible to make a net impact that benefits not just the bottom line – but people and planet, too. As a lifetime member and past board member, I'm very excited by the awesome work being done by Liz Maw and her team.


  • Stephanie Chin: Classic net impacter problem: go work in the change you seek or gain skills in traditional business? Personal choice you have to make.
  • Chris Mathew: "Don't chase a career. Know your purpose and let your career hold you accountable to that purpose"- Darell Hammond
  • Fast Company: Thick Skin Thinking: How To Use Negative Feedback To Your Advantage At Work – Fast Company
  • Net Impact: "Lead from behind" says NI 2012 keynote. Let employee ideas percolate upwards.
  • Tim Mohin: 6 ways to express your CSR Values at work 
  • Stanford Social Innovation: Joaquin Duato: you need to be resilient if you are going to work in innovation

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