Recently, I’ve felt a lot like I am watching a great tennis match, say one between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal: he’s up, he’s down; he slammed it, he lobbed it. Except the “he” is nonprofits and the up and down, slammed and lobbed are coming and going: that nonprofit is closing its doors, this nonprofit is expanding to Philadelphia. Unlike a tennis match, though, I’m not sure there are always winners.
On top of that, a few weeks ago, I got into a very public, Read more
This past week, I had the great pleasure to attend my niece’s graduation from one of the top business schools in the country. This school annually awards one-year fellowships to eight deserving graduates which allow them to spend a year applying their new-found knowledge in one of eight nonprofits. Some, my niece tells me, as she is one of this year’s class of eight, even become employees of the nonprofit after the fellowships conclude. That’s the good news.
The bad news came at a reception that Read more