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Meaning of Work: What For-Profit Corporations Can Learn From Non-Profits

Dr. Serena Reep | Posted 05.28.2012 | Business
Dr. Serena Reep

What gives? Why is there such disconnect and dissatisfaction with the work we do? We spend the largest portion of our wakeful moments at work; if these precious moments are spent in emotional detachment, it speaks volumes about our quality of life.

In Education, For-Profit Gets a Bad Rep

Michael Horn | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Michael Horn

Historically the mantra and measurements from Washington have been about access to higher education, and for-profit universities have largely delivered over the past decade.

Blog For Me And Win Tickets And Accommodations To The 11th Annual Social Enterprise Summit In San Francisco

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Halle Tecco

I'm looking for two aspiring bloggers who are currently affiliated with social enterprises as either a Board or staff member to blog and cover the Social Enterprise Summit in San Francisco.

Why Call It Charity Care?

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David R. Jones, Esq.

A 5 percent threshold of free medical care to qualify a nonprofit hospital for tax exemptions and public funding is not unreasonable. Or else, why call it charity care?

Administrative Costs and Overhead

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

Don't yawn and click on another link -- administrative costs and overhead sound really boring, but they're critically important for nonprofit organizations and also for donors.

Is Corporate Philanthropy to Philanthropy What Military Music is to Music?

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

Most real-world decisions involve tradeoffs, and much corporate philanthropy lies somewhere between pure philanthropy and marketing.

The Role of the Philanthropist: Evidence-Based Theories of Change, Round II

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

Yes, any public benefit activity should be executed according to a plan. But I refute the assertion that philanthropists are the ones charged with designing a theory of change.