Glenn Parker is an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society and co-founder of Run for Dad, an event designed to increase awareness about the dangers of prostate cancer. He is also a team building consultant and author of numerous books on teamwork, including the best seller, Team Players and Teamwork: New Strategies for Developing Successful Collaboration, 2nd Ed., Wiley, 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teams are an integral part of our lives. We commonly join sports teams, business teams, community teams and, increasingly, teams participating in charity events. The method of joining a team varies. People typically “try-out” for membership on a sports team, whereas corporate teams are usually formed for a specific business purpose such as developing a new product or improving some aspect of the organization. In the case of these in-house company teams, members are usually assigned to the team by their manager.
The former chief operating officer (COO) of an Anchorage, Alaska substance abuse and education advocacy nonprofit has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from the organization over three years.
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Drew Bernard is on a mission to leverage the world’s largest social network to make a better world. He is a regular contributor to The NonProfit Times and the founder and CEO of ActionSprout.com, a company that helps nonprofit organization build relationships on Facebook that result in real, measurable impact. Drew has been helping nonprofit organizations leverage online technology to build productive relationships with supporters for over a decade. Drew is also an ardent supporter of entrepreneurship in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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Selecting the best accounting software for your nonprofit can be one of the hardest things to accomplish, so why go into the process without insight from people directly involved in the industry?
Susan N. Dreyfus is president and chief executive officer of the Alliance for Children and Families in Milwaukee, Wisc.
President Barack Obama couldn’t have been more right when, in his recent State of the Union speech, he said that economies turn around on the strength of small businesses. He has also hit the nail on the head when he has mentioned that those businesses’ abilities to thrive, innovate, and succeed depend upon the regulatory environment.
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