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Nancy Lublin

The First and Only National Text Message Crisis Line

Oliver Leung | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Oliver Leung

In desperate times, verbally articulating our feelings can difficult. Our voice can expose our innermost thoughts to prying ears. On the other hand, texting has become an extension of our thoughts and evolved to help us through our darkest hour.

#IdeasDay Was Our Great Idea, Celebrate by Sharing Yours!

Chicago Ideas | Posted 02.11.2017 | Chicago
Chicago Ideas

Three years ago, Chicago Ideas had epiphany. With holidays for saints, parents, pizza and meteorologically-gifted groundhogs, somehow no one had dedic...

Meet This Tenacious, Tell-It-Like-It-Is, Won't-Take-No-for-an-Answer, Get-the-Job-Done Leader

Rich Polt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rich Polt

Many companies have CEOs and CFOs, but only one has the COP, otherwise known as the "Chief Old Person." For, a not-for-profit organiza...

New York Heroes Changing the World

Lena Tabori | Posted 10.26.2012 | New York
Lena Tabori

It is people like Geoffrey Canada, founder of the now-famous Harlem Children's Zone, who see problems and determine to try to fix them, that are shaping the landscape of social entrepreneurship in the 21st century.

Corporate Philanthropy Takes on Courageous Conversations

Margaret Coady | Posted 08.22.2012 | Impact
Margaret Coady

"Courageous Conversations" was the theme uniting the sessions throughout the agenda of the 11th annual Corporate Philanthropy Summit in New York City,...

Do College Admissions Officers Care About Community Service?

Nancy Lublin | Posted 02.11.2012 | College
Nancy Lublin

We all know the average SAT score needed to get into Harvard and the Fall 2010 acceptance rate at Brown. But for years we've also known something else: schools want "good citizen" candidates. Huh?

Tell Me Something Good: Playlist For "The 2011 Do Something Awards"

David Wild | Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I'm not a big fan of adults, and I'm frankly beginning to doubt their ability to make our world a better place. Take Congress -- please. On the other hand, I've been heartened in recent weeks by working on The 2011 VH1 Do Something! Awards.

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Nancy Lublin, Youth Empowerer And CEO Of

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Every day on HuffPost, we're highlighting one 'Greatest Person'- an exceptional individual who is confronting the country's economic and political cri...

My Money's Just Not That Into You

Nancy Lublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy Lublin

I've been waiting for a returned phone call from a potential corporate partner for the past five weeks. I've created tips for making break-ups and rejections -- in business -- easier.

The Power of ZERO in Business: Finances

Nancy Lublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy Lublin

Not-for-profits use money in a completely different way from our for-profit siblings. Our goal isn't to maximize profit and we don't use the "industry...

The Power of ZERO in Business: Branding

Nancy Lublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy Lublin

Not-for-profits know a lot about managing with zilch. Here are five simple lessons from terrific not-for-profits that will help you build a brand, without breaking the bank.

Splurging Is Good for Business, and Life

James Elbaor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James Elbaor

Life is short. Yes, saving money is an extremely important policy, but what are we really saving it for? The future, the rest of our lives? Our lives are going on right now.

What the Service Movement Can Learn From Tehran

Nancy Lublin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Lublin

In the age of Twitter and Facebook, do we need conferences to exchange best practices? Will we need organizations or will we simply have movements?

Credit Card Bill of Rights

Nancy Lublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy Lublin


Another Nice Guy Bites The Dust

Nancy Lublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy Lublin

Rick Wagoner's forced resignation proves the common stereotype: nice guys finish last. He isn't just a nice guy he's a smart businessman. I know this because Rick is my friend.

Not for Nothing: Reforming TARP Compensation

Nancy Lublin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Lublin

Maybe we can learn from the not-for-profit sector. I believe companies who take funds from TARP should adopt the executive compensation policies of the charitable world.

Philanthrocapitalism: Yes We Can

Matthew Bishop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matthew Bishop

The economic crisis may be the catalyst that sorts out the best non-profits from the also-rans, leading to a sharp increase in the overall effectiveness of the sector.