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Grow the Human Skills: Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, and Communication


The 4Cs or critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication complement technology and will serve any organization well in competitive markets. Set the example by modeling the behavior you would like to see. Welcome every proposal. Promote Collaboration Creative people understand the power of group thinking.

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MacArthur Offers $100 Million For One Good Program

The NonProfit Times

The competition is open to organizations and collaborations working in any field, anywhere in the world, according to Chris Cardona, MacArthur’s managing director, discovery, exploration, and programs. Proposals must identify a problem and offer a solution that promises significant and durable change.

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Citizen Philanthropy: Delivering Impactful Pro Bono Support From Anywhere

Saleforce Nonprofit

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Venture2Impact (V2I) — a nonprofit organization based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada — had a business model that was entirely based on global travel. We developed stronger relationships within our team and across regions — even as we collaborated on this project from our homes. Kate O’Connor.

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Six Steps On The Leadership Journey Of Development Professionals


Your proposals serve to gain their interest and “buy-in.” Be open to collaborating on programs, events, and funding opportunities with other local organizations that serve the same or complementary constituencies. Develops new programming Writing proposals introduces the opportunity for new or enhanced programming.

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Thoughts on the Social Collaboration Game from SHINE09

Amy Sample Ward

This past Saturday at the SHINE09 unconferance , David Wilcox , Andy Gibson , Drew Mackie and I facilitated a version of what was called the Social Collaboration Game. Tags: events collaboration shine09 social collaboration game socialmedia. Visit the SHINE socialreporter blog to read David’s post.

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Top Ten Data Challenges (And Solutions) for Associations

Association Analytics

Older models tended to be AMS-centric, leading to siloed data, static reports, and that trapped feeling. To help with this collaboration, those in leadership positions should make an effort to get everyone involved; working in silos keeps employees from doing their best work and providing the best member experience possible.

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Philanthropy Delivers New Promise of Quality Education for All

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I had the opportunity to speak with both Gallucci and Roy about this unique funder collaborative and more specifically about how the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education would measure the impact of their investments. This is where philanthropy comes in.

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