It’s the ED, stupid! — Social Edge
Curtis Chang writes a scathing analysis of the Daring to Lead report in which he blames executive directors for bringing on their organization’s woes.
GlobalGiving’s storytelling project turns anecdotes into useful data | Stanford Social Innovation Review
It isn’t about stories vs. data. It is about seeking knowledge from both. I like how GlobalGiving is working on how best to extract knowledge from stories while trying to avoid being overly swayed by compelling stories that might not be representative.
Why Nonprofits Need ‘Editorial’ Missions – The Chronicle of Philanthropy
I’ve long talked about communication strategy as a way to use influence to achieve impact. But I’ve never thought of the idea of an “editorial mission”. I like the concept.
Indians Are More Charitable Now, Report Says – India Real Time – WSJ
In 2006, a report that received broad media coverage showed low levels of giving among the wealthy in India. The report seems to have made a difference as a follow up report shows that giving as a share of GDP has surged 50% in the last five years.
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