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Ben Franklin

Diworsification

Word of Mouth - The power of telling stories - BBC Sounds

Amor Towles

Ray Lamontagne

March Laugh

Bizarro by Dan Piraro

The Value of Being Wrong

Og Mandino

Dave Barry’s Year Review of 2019 by Dave Barry

Windsong by John Denver

The First Conspiracy, by Brad Meltzer & Josh Mensch

Carol Holmes

Rhode Island is Famous For You

Risking Deep Connections

The Science Behind Why Inspirational Quotes Motivate Us

The Billion Dollar Whale, by Bradley Hope and Tom Wright

January Cartoon

The End of the American International Order: What Comes Next?

Why I Write

“Fundamentals” by Jim Sullivan

Melody Beattie

December song AND joke:  “Death By Polka”, The Chardon Polka Band & Lake Erie Video

June Cartoon

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck | Mark Manson

Peace Train | Cat Stevens

Medicine for the Soul

The Fool | Bob Miller

Where Does It Hurt?

Sycamore set to take $1 billion out of Staples | Adam Lewis

May Cartoon

Bernadette Noll

Stay Gold | First Aid Kit

East of Eden | John Steinbeck

Second Thoughts

April Cartoon

Gone | Jack Johnson

Second-Order Thinking: What Smart People Use to Outperform | Shane Parrish

Joseph Goldstein

The Circle | Dave Eggers

No Self-made Man am I

March Cartoon

Maybe It's Time | Bradley Cooper

The New Education | Cathy N. Davidson

Greatest Charts | Don McMillan

Quote of the Month

Trust Their Lips but Watch Their Hips

None of Us Are Free | Solomon Burke

Good Morning | Carll Tucker

T.S. Eliot

February Cartoon

Just Sit | Sukey and Elizabeth Novogratz

Plans and Self-Actualization

The Fifth Risk | Michael Lewis

Vicktor Frankl

January Cartoon

How Socially Responsible Investing Lost Its Soul | Rachel Evans

Lost In My Mind | The Head and The Heart

Doing the Things We Hate To Do

Tracee Ellis Ross

December Cartoon

Banning Rupees Didn’t Work. This Might | Saritha Rai and Anto Antony, Bloomberg Business Week

I'm Only Sleeping | The Beatles

Capitalism Without Capital | Jonathon Haskell and Stian Westlake

Political Moderation

The Power of Full Engagement | Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

Erich Fromm

November Cartoon

Governments need better ways to manage migration | The Economist

Puff, the Magic Dragon | Leonard Lipton and Peter Yarrow

Focus on People, Product, Process

Flow | Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

October Cartoon

Anthem | Leonard Cohen (covered by Josh Lava)

Herman Melville

10 Signs You Know What Matters | Steven C. Hayes Ph.D

Moderation in All Things

September Cartoon

Take Control of Your Learning at Work | Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Live and Die | The Avett Brothers

More or Less | Jeff Shinabarger

Helen Keller

The Virtuous Cycle of Learning

August Cartoon

No, you’re not entitled to your opinion | Patrick Stokes

Leaders Eat Last | Simon Sinek

While My Guitar Gently Weeps | George Harrison

Carll Tucker

This Much I Know

July Cartoon

5 ways your brain helps keep you alive | Jeff Stibel

What Was It Like | Joan As Police Woman

Georges Clemenceau

China's Great Wall of Debt | Dinny McMahon

Drama and Instincts

June Cartoon

The Physics of Vulnerability | Dr. Brene Brown

The Girl With the Weight of the World in her Hands | Indigo Girls

Mitch Albom

Factfulness | Hans Rosling

Secure in my Insecurities

May Cartoon

Birthplace | Flock of Dimes

Kent Neburn

Dr. Mardy's Quotes of the Week

Why We Sleep | Matthew Walker, PhD

More Expressions

April Cartoon

Maya Angelou

The 10 Toughest Questions We Get | Bill Gates & Melinda Gates

Sunshine on the Land | David Wilcox

Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS | Joby Warrick

Expressions That Have Helped Me Grow

Mindfulness: Why Being Present Can Make You a Better Manager | Gretchen Ki Steidle

Eleanor Roosevelt

Permission Marketing | Seth Godin

Soulshine | Warren Haynes

March Cartoon

On Whose Shoulders Are We Standing

Tribe of Mentors | Tim Ferriss

February Cartoon

The Power of Meaning | Emily Esfahani-Smith

Orange Sky | Alexi Murdoch

Invictus | William Ernest Henley

To Resist or Embrace

January Cartoon

Money and the Meaning of Life | Jacob Needleman

Arnold H. Glasow

The World in 2018 | The Economist

Egypt Road | John Zingg

Rush to Judgement

December Cartoon

A Christmas Song | Dave Matthews Band

Money and the Meaning of Life | Bill Taylor

Bill Taylor

The Wright Brothers | David McCullough

Is Time My Friend or My Enemy?

Pink Floyd | Time

November Cartoon

The Temptation to Lie | Norman Brodsky

Robert Frost

Noah Harari | Homo Deus

What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur

The Difference Between Open-Minded and Close-Minded People

Principals | Ray Dalio

Pablo Picasso

The Beach Boys | Long Promised Road

October Cartoon

Lessons Lived

James Joyce

Time Management: Master Your Time, Master Your Life

The Flaming Lips

September Cartoon

Tell Me How It Ends | Valeria Luiselli

Incremental Gains

The Autobiography of Mark Twain – original and unabridged; Mark Twain

Alexi Murdoch

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

August Cartoon

Giving Away Your Billion

The Power of Subtraction

10 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask Before Starting a New Business By Keith Speights

Led Zepplin

“The Better Angels in our Nature” by Steven Pinker

Elbert Hubbard

July Cartoon

Creativity Defined!

June Cartoon

Tin Hat Trio

Steve Kerr

Why Finding Meaning — Not Happiness — Is What Really Matters

What's Your Story?

Martin Luther King, Jr.

May Cartoon

Billy Joel

“What Comes Next”, by Karl Zinmeister

Eight Things I Learned From the Irish after Living in Dublin for three Years

Bloom Where You’re Planted

“First Things First”, by Steven Covey

A philanthropic boom: “donor-advised funds”

Tom Petty

April Cartoon

Viktor E. Frankl

The Head and The Heart

Mohammed Yunus

Jackson Browne

March Cartoon

First Book: A Novel Model for Social Enterprises

Book of the Month: “Thank You For Being Late”, Thomas Friedman

Mastering Time

"Why For-Profit and Philanthropic Investing Can Succeed", Wharton Review, Katherine Klein and Derek Hanley interview

"Superforecasting, The Art and Science of Predicting", by Tetlock and Gardner

Jim Croce

Ted Goff

Yogi Berra

"Life Changers; Never Forever" by Tim McCarthy

Recommended Books - "Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference" (Wiley, 2011) by Antony Bugg-Levine | CEO of Nonprofit Finance Fund

Amazing Music: "If It Be Your Will" by Leonard Cohen

Article of Interest: The Power of Emotional Agility

Charitable Business and the Business of Charity

Recommended Books - “Makers and Takers”, by Rana Foroohar

Inspirational Quotes

Article of Interest: "Join in the Dance" by Father Richard Rohr

Song of the Month: Keep It Loose, Keep It Tight, by Amos Lee

Cartoon of the Month

"IQ, EQ and... LQ?" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - “My Imagination” by Gladys Knight and the Pips

Recommended Books - "Start Something That Matters" by Blake Mycoskie

Article of Interest - Toward a theory of business by Thomas Donaldson & James P. Walsh

Newsletter - "The Message is the Medium" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "Everyday People" by Sly & The Family Stone

Recommended Books - "What Really Matters" by John Pepper

Article of Interest - "The Power Paradox" By Dacher Keltner

Guest Blog "SEA Change" by Tim P. McCarthy

Amazing Music - "You Might Die Trying" by Dave Matthews Band

Recommended Books - "Begging for Change: The Dollars and Sense of Making Nonprofits Responsive, Efficient, and Rewarding for All" - by Robert Egger

Article of Interest - "How Music Brings Us Together" by Jill Suttie

Newsletter - "Inputs and Outcomes" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "Never Stop" by Jackson Browne

Recommended Books - “Callings” by David Isay

Article of Interest - “Internet Trends Report" by Mary Meeker

Newsletter - "The Most Difficult Person I’ve Ever Managed" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - “My Silver Lining” by First Aid Kit

Recommended Books - “The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook” by Ian C. MacMillan and James D. Thompson

Article of Interest - "Seven Lessons About Finding the Work You Were Meant To Do" by Kate Torgovnick May

Newsletter - "The Power of the Written Plan" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - “The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys” by Traffic

Recommended Books - “Be The Miracle” by Regina Brett

Article of Interest - "Technical Innovators Are Changing Philanthropy" by Tonin and Vlassopoulos

Newsletter - "Which Came First, Transportation Needs or Uber?" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "83" by John Mayer

Recommended Books - “Stieg Larrson, Our Days in Stockholm” by Kurdo Bakski

Article of Interest - "50 Secrets of Prosperity" by Randy Gage

Newsletter - "God’s Not Done With Us Yet" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - “Truckin’” by Garcia, Lesh, Weir, Hunter

Recommended Books - “Magnificent Obsession” by Lloyd C. Douglas

Article of Interest - "Listening to Pain" interview with Brene Brown

Newsletter - "The Three-Legged Stool" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "I Shall Be Released" by Bob Dylan

Recommended Books - "Name that Emotion" by Dr. Erin Olivo

Article of Interest - “Retributive Justice and Restorative Justice" by Father Richard Rohr, SJ

Newsletter - "Deploying Resources" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "Blackbird" by the Beatles

Recommended Books - "Who Owns the Icehouse? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur" by Clifton Taulbert & Gary Schoeniger

Article of Interest - “Beware of the CEO who doesn’t need coaching” by Michael Cooper

Newsletter - "An Irresistible Offer" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - “None of Us Are Free” by Mann, Weil and Russell; performed here by Solomon Burke

Recommended Books - "The Great Escape; Health, Wealth and the Origins of Inequality" by Angus Deaton

Article of Interest - "Successful small businesses with social missions find products, service have to come first" by Marcia Pledger

"List Power" by Tim McCarthy

Recommended Books - "A Path Appears" by Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn

Amazing Music - "Viva La Vida" by Coldplay

Article of Interest - “Why Chasing Happiness Might Be Making You Miserable” by Mandy Oaklander

Newsletter - "The CEO’s Marketing Tool Kit" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "Amazing Grace” improvised by Victor Wooten with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones

Recommended Books - "A Message to Garcia” by Elbert Hubbard

Article of Interest - "The Science of Stress" by Maria Popova

"Tim’s Top Five Investment Tips" by Tim McCarthy

Article of Interest - "How Do Social Entrepreneurs Know They're Doing Good?" by Jonathan Greenblatt

Amazing Music - "In My Dreams" by David Crosby

Recommended Books - "Start Here Now" by Susan Piver

Amazing Music - "Everybody’s Had the Blues" by BB King

Newsletter - "Building the Field of Dreams" by Bill Leamon

Article of Interest - "The Moral Bucket List" by David Brooks

Recommended Books - "The Road to Character" by David Brooks

Newsletter - "My Problem with Solving Problems" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "Galileo" by Indigo Girls

Article of Interest - "The Science of Scarcity" by Cara Feinberg

Recommended Books - "Thinking Fast and Slow" by Daniel Kahneman

Newsletter - "Keep Going" by Bill Leamon

Amazing Music - "Colorblind" by Counting Crows

Article of Interest - "Overcoming The Psychology Of The Social Entrepreneur" by Genny Ghanimeh

Recommended Books - "Smart People Should  Build Things" by Andrew Yang

Newsletter - "Why Don’t We Teach Them How Not to be Poor?" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "People Get Ready" by Curtis Mayfield

Article of Interest - "The Only Thing That Matters is Commitment" by Harrison Barnes

Recommended Books - "Finish Big" by Bo Burlingham

Newsletter - "What Boulder Are You Rolling?" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "Circle Game" by Joni Mitchell

Recommended Books - "Philanthrocapitalism" by Michael Green and Matthew Bishop

Article of Interest - "#BensTake: Harnessing the Promise of Impact Investing So it Lands in Places" by Ben Hecht

Newsletter - "May I Die Now?" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - "Oh, Very Young" by Cat Stevens

Article of Interest - "Most Company Wellness Programs Are a Bust" by Douglas R. Stover and Jade Wood

Recommended Books - "Being Mortal" by Atul Gawande

Newsletter - "Me First!" by Tim McCarthy

Article of Interest - "12 Thoughts About Investing and the Economy" by Morgan Housel

Amazing Music - “Ashtabula” by David Francey

Recommended Books - "Doing Good Great" by Doug Balfour

Newsletter - "I and Love and You" by Tim McCarthy

Article of Interest - "Why It’s Time to Rethink How We Run Charities"

Amazing Music - “I and Love and You" by The Avett Brothers

Recommended Books - "Firms of Endearment" by Raj Sisodia, David Wolfe and Jag Sheth

Article of Interest - "Abundance without Attachment" by Arthur Brooks

Newsletter: "The Biggest Problem with Giving"

Amazing Music - “The Rebel Jesus" by Jackson Browne

Recommended Books - "Old Turtle and the Broken Truth" by Douglas Wood

Recommended Books - "Empty Abundance"

Building the Bottom Line: Growing and Diversifying Your Revenue

Newsletter: Next, I Fight a Bull!

Amazing Music - “Slip Sliding Away” by Paul Simon

Article of Interest - "Georgetown Commencement Speech" by John C. Bogle

Newsletter: The Final Words

Amazing Music - “Graceland” by Paul Simon

Article of Interest - “Meanwhile In the Annals of Citizenship” by David Warsh

Recommended Books - "The End of Normal" by James K. Galbraith

Newsletter: An Excerpt of the Book "Empty Abundance"

Amazing Music - “You Turn Me On, I’m a Radio" by Joni Mitchell

Article of Interest - "Goodbye Newsletter from John Marks, Common Ground”

Recommended Books - "Change Your Questions Change Your Life" by Marilee Adams

An Excerpt of the Book "Empty Abundance" - (The Science Says . . .)

Amazing Music - “The Parting Glass” sung by Ed Sheeran

Article of Interest - "How Mindfulness Makes You Powerful” by Marina Illich

Recommended Books - "The Paradox of Generosity" by Christian Smith & Hilary Davidson

Newsletter: An Excerpt of the Book "Empty Abundance - (You Can’t Teach an Empty Bag to Stand Up Straight)"

Amazing Music - “Head Full of Doubt” by The Avett Brothers

Article of Interest - "Enneagram Articles" by Sandra Ford Walston

Recommended Books - "Contagious" by Jonah Berger

Newsletter - "What Would You Like to SEA Change?" by Tim McCarthy

Amazing Music - “Watching the River Run” by Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina

Article of Interest "The Difference Between Successful and Very Successful People” by Greg McKeown

Recommended Books - "If This Isn’t Nice, What Is?” by Kurt Vonnegut

Newsletter - An Excerpt of the Book "Empty Abundance - (Sure, You Can Have a Bike)"

Amazing Music - "Where do the Children Play” by Cat Stevens

Article of Interest "When Good is Not Good Enough” by Bill Shore, Darell Hammond and Amy Celep

Recommended Books - "Flash Boys" by Michael Lewis

Newsletter - An Excerpt of the Book "Empty Abundance" (Introduction)

Amazing Music - "Grenade" by Bruno Mars

Article of Interest "My Learning Disability" by Michael Levin

Recommended Books - "Broke, USA" by Gary Rivlin

Newsletter - "I Bid You Fondue" by Tim McCarthy

Article of Interest - "A Fault In Funding" by Richard Rutherford and Drew Von Glahn

Amazing Music - "February Seven" by The Avett Brothers

Recommended Books - "Stitches" by Anne Lamott

Newsletter - "Finding the Good Guys" by Tim McCarthy

Article of the Month - "Conscious Capitalism and Leveraging Polarities" by Barry Johnson

Song of the Month - "Lost in my Mind" by The Head and the Heart

Case History of the Month ".." by ...

Book of the Month - "The Dip” by Seth Godin

Quote of the Month

Newsletter: “Counter Intuitive Truths” by Tim McCarthy

Article of the Month - "Global Trends in Armed Conflict, 1946-2012"

Song of the Month - "Forever Young” by Bob Dylan

Case History of the Month - "Givers vs. Growers"

Book of the Month - "What Then Must We Do” by Gar Alperovitz

Newsletter - "Peer Pressure" by Tim McCarthy

Song of the Month - "Yellow Moon” by the Neville Brothers

Case History - "Towards Employment"

Book of the Month - "The Billionaire Who Wasn’t” by Conor O’Clery

SONG "A Dustland Fairytale" by The Killers

CASE HISTORY Malone Scholarship Fund

BOOK “Creating Innovators” by Tony Wagner

Newsletter: “Hope is Not a Strategy” by Tim McCarthy

Newsletter: “Dear Reader” by Tim McCarthy

BOOK “The Lean Startup” by Eric Ries

CASE HISTORY The Spirit of Jake

SONG "The Walk" by Meyer Hawthorne

Abandoning My Memoir – A Call for Help to my Readers

Song of the Month: “The Once and Future Carpenter”, by the Avett Brothers

Article of the Month: “The Charitable-Industrial Complex”, by Peter Buffett

Book of Month for August: “Startup Communities” by Brad Feld

Newsletter of the Month: “Trust at 60” by Tim McCarthy

Song of the Month: "Soulshine" by Allman Brothers

Article of the Month: “In New Brand of Philanthropy, Nonprofits Invest in For-Profits” by Stephanie Strom

Book of the Month: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky

Quote of the Month:

June Newsletter: THIS MORTAL COIL

Book of the Month: “Fierce Conversations” by Susan Scott

Article of the Month: “The Economics of Trust with Stephen Covey”

Song of the Month: "Sunshine" by David Wilcox

May Newsletter: Better People

Quote for May:

Case History: Helping Teachers Help Themselves

Book of the Month: “Start with Why”, by Simon Sinek

Song of the Month: “Dying to Live” by Edgar Winters

April Newsletter: Learning to Love

April Book: “Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential” by Dan Pallotta

April Music: Beatles. Across the Universe by John Lennon

April: Article of the Month

April: Quote of the Month

March Newsletter: Empty Abundance

Book of the Month: “The Advantage”, by Patrick Lencioni

Song of the Month: “A Love Song” by Kenny Loggins

Case History: Habitat Builds Out Its Vision

Article of the Month: Standing with the Poor

January Blog “Social Service that Creates Economic Value” by Tim McCarthy

January Case History: “Big Society Capital Marks a Paradigm Shift” by Ronald Cohen

January Article: “Poor Students Struggle as Class Plays a Greater Role in Success” by Jason DeParle

January Quote: Sun Tzu

January Book: “The Bond” by Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt, and Margaret Bernstein

January Song: “Right Between the Eyes” by Graham Nash

December Blog “Personal Empowerment” by Tim McCarthy

December Case History: SoMoLend Wins Finovate’s “Best of Show” Award

December Article: “Charity’s Role in America, and Its Limits” by Eduardo Porter

December Quote: Charles Lubbock

December Book: “Keep Calm and Carry On” by Mark Reinecke

December Song: “I Wish You Love” by Charles Trenet

November Blog: “Mutual Accountability” by Tim McCarthy

November Case History: “Building Strategic Corporate Partnerships”

November Article: Income Inequality May Take Toll on Growth

November Quote: Peter Drucker

November Book: “Thieves in the Temple” by G. Jeffrey McDonald

November Song: “One Love” by Bob Marley

October Blog: “Finding a Need” by Tim McCarthy

October Case History: “Supplies on Demand” by Hope Gibbs

October Article: The Geography of Poverty

October Quote: Helen Keller

October Book: “Nicaragua: Living in the Shadow of the Eagle” by Thomas Walker and Christine Wade

October Song: “Uncle John’s Band” by Grateful Dead

September Newsletter: “What Gets Measured Gets Done” by Tim McCarthy

September Case History: “Banking on Low-Income Families” by Corey Binns

September Article: MIX:

September Quote: John E. Jones

September Book: “Night” by Elie Wiesel

September Song: “We Shall Overcome” by Joan Baez

August Newsletter “Are We There Yet?” by Tim McCarthy

August Case History: “Curbing Mission Creep” By Kim Jonker & William F. Meehan III

August Article: “Should We Consider a PRI?” by Christa Velasquez and Francie Brody

August Quote: Steve Jobs

August Book: “The Non Nonprofit” by Steve Rothschild

August Song: “All Things Must Pass” by George Harrison

July Newsletter: “Like Marriage, Business Takes Work” by Tim McCarthy

July Case History:

July Article: “Funding Successful Collaborations” by Jane Wei-Skillern

July Quote:

July Book: “The Real Mad Men” by Seth Andrew Cracknell

July Song: “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles

June Newsletter: “Strength in Weakness” by Tim McCarthy

June Case History:

June Article: Finding Your Funding Model” by Peter Kim, Gail Perreault, & William Foster

June Quote:

June Book: “Poke the Box” by Seth Godin

June Song:"The Ballad of Love and Hate" by The Avett Brothers

May Newsletter: "Lessons Lived"

May Case History:

May Article: “Long-Term Bull and Bear Markets” by Alex Shahidi

May Quote:

May Book: “Churchill by Himself” by Richard Langworth

May Song: "Balancing the World" by Eliot Moris

April Newsletter: “Reaching for the Middle (Part 1)” by Tim McCarthy

April Article: “Heart Surgeon Speaks Out” by Dr. Dwight Lundell

April Quote:

April Book: The World America Made, by Robert Kagan

April Song: "Southern Cross" by Crosby Stills and Nash

March Newsletter: Good Passion/Bad Passion

March Book: “Boomerang” by Michael Lewis

March Article of Interest: Bloomberg November 1-7, 2010 Charlie Rose with guests Jacob Hacker, Arianna Huffington, Steven Pearlstein and Kenneth Rogoff.

March Case Study: The Great Little Box Company, Vancouver, BC

March Quote: “I hope karma slaps you in the face before I do.”

March Song:“Me and Bobby McGee” by Kris Kristofferson (made famous when covered by Janis Joplin)

February Newsletter: “My Kingdom for a Leader” by Tim McCarthy

Case History for February:

February Article: “Recovering from Information Overload” by Derek Dean and Caroline Webb

February Quote:

February Book: “Warmth of Other Suns” by Isabel Wilkerson

February Song: "Here Comes the Sun" by George Harrison

January Song: "When You Say Nothing at All" by Alison Krauss

January Newsletter: You Can't Change What You Can't Measure

January Article: “Recovering from Information Overload” by Derek Dean and Caroline Webb

January Quote:

January Book: “Encore – Finding Work that Matters in the Second Half of Life” by Marc Freedman

December Newsletter: Roots and Wings

December Song: For What It's Worth, by Buffalo Springfield

December Case Study: World Becoming Less Violent Summary, by Seth Borenstein

December Article of Interest: How Inequality Hurts the Economy, by David Lynch

December Book: Giving 2.0, by Laura Arrillaga-Andreesen

December Quote: Seth Godin

November Newsletter: The Search That Never Ends

November Article of Interest:

November Quote of the Month: Jessye Norman

November Book: Inner Visions: Grassroots Stories of Truth and Hope

November Song: “If Everyone Cared” by Nickelback

November Case Study: Distance Learning and the Changing Face of Business Development Services

October Newsletter: When You Run

October Quote of the Month

October Case Study: Foundations as Catalysts for Collaboration

October Book of the Month: “The Warmth of Other Suns”

Music: October Song of the Month

October Article of Interest: Turning the Jobless into Entrepreneurs; Letting Talent Cross the Border

Newsletter: Trust But Verify

Quote: "For something this complicated, it's really hard to design products by focus groups."

Case Studies: Mom dies, and troubled daughter grows up

Article: Want Impact? Networks Trump Organizations

Music: September Song of the Month

Book: The One Page Business Plan for Non-Profit Organizations

Newsletter: Trials and Errors Lesson 3: Play to Win

Music: August 2011 Song of the Month

Book: Leap of Reason

Case Study: Time to Ax Public Programs That Don't Yield Results

Article: The Elusive Fruits of Inclusive Growth

Quote: "To laugh often and love much;"

Newsletter: Lesson 2: Why Build a Traditional Organization to do Non-traditional Work?

Story: The Divine Story

Quote: Only when...

Music: July 2011 Song of the Month

Article: The Centenarians Square Up

Book: Fault Lines

Newsletter: Trials and Errors in Service to Others - The Secret to Life: Do One Thing Well

Story: Partner for the Greater Good

Book: The End of Fund Raising

Article: The Value of Human Capital

Quote: Failure is...

Music: June 2011 Song of the Month

Music: May 2011 Song of the Month

Newsletter: Rules of Engagement

Story: Disseminating Orphan Innovations

Book: Social Innovation, Inc.:5 Strategies for Driving Business Growth through Social Change

Article: Charting the Economic Fault Lines

Music: April 2011 Song of the Month

Article: Perfect Parenting

Newsletter: Lights on Our Path

Story: Using Business Savvy to Help Good Causes

Book: Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

Quote: Letter to a Young Activist

Music: March 2011 Song of the Month

Article: 5 Signs That Social Media Is The Next Bubble

Newsletter: Our Own Skin

Book: Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America

Quote: Happiness is...

Newsletter: The Other Side of Our Story

Music: February 2011 Song of the Month

Article: When You’ve Made Enough to Make a Difference

Newsletter: Decide Democratically, Implement Dictatorially

Story: The Birth of a Foundation

Book: Inside Drucker's Brain

Quote: Everything that irritates us...

Newsletter: Our Own Personal Brand

Music: January 2011 Song of the Month

Article: All Entrepreneurship Is Social

Newsletter: God’s Not Done Yet

Story: Loan Program Helps 'Unbanked' Climb Economic Ladder

Book: Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief

Quote: If wishes were...

Newsletter: Who Should Change First?

Music: December 2010 Song of the Month

Article: Next Generation Learning: Can We Crack Four Problems to Unleash Quality Education for All?

Newsletter: Think

Story: Living Through Loss

Book: 1,000 Places to See Before You Die

Quote: It is neither wealth nor splendor...

Newsletter: Living With Chaos

Music: November 2010 Song of the Month

Article: The Emerging Capital Market for Nonprofits

Newsletter: Lending with a Long Umbilical Cord

Story: Entrepreneurship looked to as a way forward for ex-inmates

Book: Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion

Quote: The world is too much with us...

Newsletter: The Love We Make

Newsletter: Almost Entrepreneurs

Music: October 2010 Song of the Month

Article: From Self-Judgement to Being Ourselves

Story: "Social Outcomes": Lifting Sights, Changing Norms

Newsletter: Change Awaits Us

Book: CEO Tools: The Nuts-n-Bolts of Business for Every Manager's Success

Quote: Look to this day

Newsletter: The Real Business of Good

Music: September 2010 Song of the Month

Article: Sparking a Savings Revolution

Story: Ten Nonprofit Funding Models

Newsletter: Discipline Solves Problems

Book: A Simple Path

Quote: No despair of ours...

Newsletter: Squeezing Emotion Out of Our Decisions

Music: August 2010 Song of the Month

Article: Zilch: Get What You Want for Nothing

Story: Teacher Srikumar Rao Wins Acclaim

Newsletter: You Can’t Please Everyone

Book: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life

Quote: There is no limit to...

Newsletter: Balancing the Three-legged Stool

Article: Resistance in Meditation

Music: July 2010 Song of the Month

Story: The Profit in Nonprofit

Newsletter: The Truth, Well Told

Book: Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance

Quote: You must be...

Newsletter: Intentions and Actions

Newsletter: T’was Ever Thus

Article: The Capitalist Manifesto: Greed is Good (To a Point)

Music: June 2010 Song of the Month

Story: The X Factor

Newsletter: Looking Before Leaping

Book: Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle

Quote: I firmly believe that all human beings have an innate skill...

Newsletter: Don’t Die Not Knowing

Music: May 2010 Song of the Month

Story: Creating High-Impact Nonprofits

Newsletter: Real Good, Not Feel Good

Book: Living a Life that Matters

Quote: It is not the critic who counts...

Article: The Base of the Pyramid Protocol: Toward Next Generation BoP Strategy

Newsletter: The Rocking Chair of Worry

Article: The First Step

Music: April 2010 Song of the Month

Story: Money to Grow On

Book: The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives

Newsletter: It’s Harder to be Unhappy

Quote: It's not the drink we crave...

Newsletter: Will We Learn?

Article: Why Do People Really Give to Charity?

Music: March 2010 Song of the Month

Story: More (Steve) Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Book: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Newsletter: The Elephant in the Room

Quote: the true measure of an individual is...

Newsletter: From Player to Coach

Article: Theocracies are Doomed. Thank God.

Music: February 2010 Song of the Month

Story: Bill Strickland: Role Model for Social Entrepreneurship

Book: The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

Newsletter: The Bad News about Good Ideas

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