Tweets of the Week – September 3, 2010

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

  • npquarterly: Two boards and an ED in handcuffs? What went wrong at this Minnesota-based nonprofit?
  • npmaven: Nonprofit boards as dead-or tired-fish. Hmmmm…
  • DonKramer: I have been asked to serve on the board of a #nonprofit. Should I be concerned that it does not have D&O insurance?
  • nonprofitlawyer: 10 Tips For Rebuilding A Nonprofit Board
  • ChicagoKentLaw: C-K Faculty Blog: Professor Evelyn Brody posts a new article on tax exempt charities.
  • NCRP: In case u missed this great post on Blue Avocado- "#Foundations: Fleas or Elephants?" by Pam David #philanthropy
  • timothyogden: My latest for @HarvardBiz on questions of social entrepreneurship [GTak response: Current laws provide starting place]
  • GTak: Legal Resource for the Social Enterprise Sector –
  • FYSE: Interesting! presentation about Exit strategies for social enterprises
  • Give2Asia: Survey reveals that younger consumers worry less about a company's CSR when choosing a product to buy: [youth cynicism?]
  • NonprofitLawyer: What do you think is the biggest mistake a leader can make? [Harvard Bus Review video]
  • acumenfund: A revealing article on's recent past – a tale about the challenge of realizing good intentions
  • socialedge: Must read on @socialedge: Jonathan Lewis 5-part series "Unitus, We Stand; Divide Us, We Fall"
  • MotherJones: 1 in 6 Americans (& counting) receives some kind of government anti-poverty assistance:
  • jeffdsachs: Investing in 5 target areas to make rapid progress to achieve MDGs in Africa [UN Millennium Development Goals]
  • GTak: Judge Olly Neal's story on StoryCorps – don't miss this – guaranteed to inspire -

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