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The need for ownership in the context of non-profit management


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Embrace change!


Throughout my life, I’ve embraced change, whether in a major circumstance such as a career decision, or for simple things like restaurants I frequent. I think I’m among the minority here, as most people I encounter seem to be afraid … Continue reading

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Government should follow the lead of our nation’s youth


As I read the very important messages that our federal government is sending about job creation, it occurred to me that government is missing the opportunity to send another message. How about a similar commitment to the non-profit world? I … Continue reading

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My Favority New Year’s Resolution for Non-Profit Organizations


This year started out on a bad note for me as I walked into my office on January 3rd to find my computers had been stolen over the weekend. As I’ve worked with my on-line backup provider to restore my … Continue reading

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What Does Volunteer Recognition Really Mean?


We’ve just completed another full season of the Miracle League of San Diego and this is the time I ponder what volunteer recognition means, and more importantly, what is required. In our case, we have about 250 regular weekly volunteers … Continue reading

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Why I Admire Professional Athletes


I’m sure you are all sick and tired of hearing and reading negative reports about athletes in trouble with the law, accused of abuse, whining about their salaries, etc. I am too. But I believe that those athletes represent the … Continue reading

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National Philanthropy Day – Why it’s important


I attended the AFP National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon today as a guest of the San Diego Padres. The Padres are a great example of a professional sports organization that recognizes how important it is to be a part of … Continue reading

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