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Archive for August, 2015

The Leadership Cost of Taking a Tiger By the Tail

August 26, 2015 2 Comments

My weekly English tutoring sessions via Skype with my Taiwanese friends and students, Donyou Chen and his lovely wife Yuwen Chang (known as “TY” and

“Fiona” to their non-Mandarin-speaking friends), have for the past few weeks focused on the economic …

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Whither Volunteer Involvement In Our Nonprofits?

August 13, 2015 0 Comments

In their informative and thought-provoking new podcast, two seasoned nonprofit leaders – Mick Fleming, President of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, and Susan Robertson, President of the ASAE Foundation – discuss volunteer involvement in nonprofit organizations – describing …

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Beware of the Emperor’s New Clothes Syndrome

August 5, 2015 0 Comments

Diverse People in Meeting With Speech Bubbles

“You’re pretty obviously over your head and can’t really understand what we’re doing.  Instead of getting people riled up, why don’t you get yourself up to speed and join the team?”  This is what I was told in so many …

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