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April 17, 2017

When you first dip your toe into starting up any new venture, pure necessity compels you to become a Jack or Jill of all trades. Along with being both the prime mover of a mission and the voice of

November 1, 2012

I once experienced a caring community -- an experience brought to the fore recently by a sudden loss that has deeply saddened many here in Los Angeles and beyond, myself included.

John

October 1, 2012

More than 40 leaders from a host of

September 1, 2012

Critics hammered NBC broadcast executives recently for linking the excitement of the quadrennial Olympic Games to their deranged new reality series “Stars Earn Stripes.” Clever packaging, indeed,

August 1, 2012

I summoned my inner philosopher this summer and participated in a Great Books seminar offered at my son’s high school. Whether he had us reading excerpts from Thoreau or Aristotle, Ayn Rand or

July 1, 2012

A few years ago, Shawn Landres and Joshua Avedon produced a report looking at Jewish nonprofit ventures that thrust them to the forefront of thinking

June 1, 2012

Colleagues in the group Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) recently crowd-sourced their collective brain and came up with a list of resources dealing with

May 1, 2012

I was the last in a series of speakers at a recent charity fundraising event and took a few minutes in my comments to appreciate the group’s

April 1, 2012

How often do we consciously register that the rules for working in concert with our colleagues in other organizations differ drastically from the rules for working on our own?

For example,

March 1, 2012

Gather the right small group of people committed to bringing government and communities closer together and then step back in awe at the energy such a fusion releases. That simple formula –

February 1, 2012

Like many of you, we read with great interest this morning’s excellent investigative piece by Jeff

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