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March 15, 2017

Asking people what makes a good workplace culture can sometimes prove a slippery proposition. The word “culture” exists at such a high level of abstraction that people often feel the need to come

April 16, 2015

Diversity on nonprofit boards of directors matters. Done intentionally, it leads to greater inclusion and social equity among people of all races, ethnicities and backgrounds. Ask Yvette Chappell-

March 16, 2015

Of all the sorrows humanity has inherited short of murder and war, ignorant, ingrained racial hatred challenges communities and society as a whole to take stock of both our civic culture and our

February 17, 2015

Every news story in some way has political meaning.

Coverage of social media trends tells a story of the changing nature of human relationships, the essence of politics. A feature on any

January 20, 2015

As the Community Partners board of directors enters a new era with board member terms and limits on maximum years of service, our long-time and highly valued board member Bill Choi, a founding

December 15, 2014

U.S. Secretary for Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald hoped to make lemonade from lemons when he insisted that “better customer service” would fix all that ails the Department of Veterans Affairs.

November 14, 2014

David Mathews, President of The Kettering Foundation in Dayton, Ohio, keynoted the recent gathering of the National Coalition on

October 9, 2014

“There ought to be a rule that no new nonprofit can start until it has $200,000 in the bank,” she said.

September 4, 2014

Call me cautious, but when it comes to choosing between today’s popular bent toward disruptive innovation and more traditional approaches to change, I favor the latter nine times out of ten. It’s

August 10, 2014

Carl Coan detached recently from the lead executive role at Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center. He made elegant use of the occasion heralding his

July 14, 2014

There was a time when the term “planned community” caused Americans to salivate. It promised a place designed to meet every human need: from perfect schools and plentiful play spaces for the kids

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