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Invest in People, Not Programs

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Research shows “trusting and investing” in people works. If this model works, why isn’t philanthropy and government moving from investing in programs to investing in people to address systemic inequalities in the U.S.?

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Build a Successful Team, Know Where Your People Thrive

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Do you know where greater diversity in thought and attitude is needed and what type of people would complement the current mix of personalities? EI is the ability to understand and manage your own behavior and motivations as well as those of the people around you. The MBTI describes healthy and normal differences between people.

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Report: People With Lower Incomes Donate Less, Say Wealthier People Should Donate Instead

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A new survey from the BBB Wise Giving Alliance showed that younger people and people with lower household incomes decreased their donations over the past five years. The survey also highlighted other giving trends and offers insight for nonprofits on what will make donors contribute in the future.

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How to Stop Choosing the Wrong People to Lead

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As the saying goes, people do not leave bad jobs, they leave bad bosses. Despite sizable investment in leadership training, the issue of inadequate leadership has not yet been addressed. Here is some guidance on how to make sure your organization is choosing the right leaders.

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When Nonprofits Put Policy Over People

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Your people are your most important resource. Since they are doing such amazing work, don’t allow policies that punish them, but look to reward, encourage, and celebrate them instead.

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‘Peopling’ Avoidance Creates Back-to-Work Issues

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In those private rooms, leadership talks about struggles with workforce issues regarding where and how people work. Turnkey runs many peer experience sharing groups for C-Suite social good executives. Here’s what we’ve heard.

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Knowing What People Prefer

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When we decide to give someone a gift, we usually try really hard to get a gift that is meaningful to the person we’re giving it to. When we seek to succeed with our philanthropic investors, unfortunately, a sort of organizational narcissism often kicks in.

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