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Working Hard-and Working Well
Hunter Consulting LLC, 2013
Working Hard—and Working Well gives away David Hunter’s secret recipe for his renowned tough-love workshops that have sparked transformation for many of the country’s top nonprofit organizations. A sleeves-rolled-up companion to the 2011 book Leap of Reason, the book is a resolutely practical guide to developing the discipline and culture of performance management. Hunter decodes and defangs performance management, providing history, ...
Start Something That Matters
Spiegel & Grau
The incredible story of the man behind TOMS Shoes and One for One, the revolutionary business model that marries fun, profit, and social good “A creative and open-hearted business model for our times.”— The Wall Street Journal Why this book is for you: • You’re ready to make a difference in the world—through your own start-up business, a nonprofit organization, or a new project that you create within your ...
The Grant Winning Success Formula: Triple Your Chances of Getting That Grant
The Community Entrepreneur, 2014
A five step guide to winning grants for not-for-profits to focus on applying for funding that meets the objectives of both parties that are properly planned, budgeted realistically and well prepared. This practical guide is based on 25 years experience providing professional development and support for writing grant applications as well as sitting on the other side of the funding fence, developing and designing application processes and ...
QuickBooks 2014: The Missing Manual: The Official Intuit Guide to QuickBooks 2014
How can you make your bookkeeping workflow smoother and faster? Simple. With this Missing Manual, you’re in control of QuickBooks 2014 for Windows. You get step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic accounting advice to guide you through the learning process. That’s why this book is the Official Intuit Guide to QuickBooks 2014. The important stuff you need to know: Get started. Quickly set up ...
Good to Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great
Jim Collins Answers the Social Sector with a Monograph to Accompany Good to Great. 30-50% of those who bought Good to Great work in the Social Sector. This monograph is a response to questions raised by readers in the social sector. It is not a new book. Jim Collins wants to avoid any confusion about the monograph being a book by limiting its distribution to online retailers. Based on interviews and workshops with over 100 social ...
The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change
The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years old, sprinting down the path to a successful Wall Street career. But while traveling he met a young boy begging on the streets of India, who after being asked what he wanted most in the world, ...
Make Millions and Make Change!
Make Millions and Make Change! is the entrepreneur's essential guide to success in business and philanthropy. In this groundbreaking free eBook, serial entrepreneur and author, Mike Mann, lays out the core principles that he followed to launch his most successful companies and charitable organizations, including BuyDomains.com, SEO.com, Phone.com, DomainMarket.com, and Grassroots.org. Mike's incredibly simple formula shows up and coming ...
The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need
Arlen Sue Fox
Written by two expert authors who have won millions of dollars in government and foundation grantsand revised to include vital up-to-the minute interviews with grantmakers, policy makers, and nonprofit leaders about seeking grants in today’s economic climatethis new edition of the classic book on grant seeking provides a comprehensive, step-by-step guide for grant writers. INCLUDING: CONCRETE SUGGESTIONS FOR DEVELOPING EACH SECTION OF A ...
Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Entities
Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Entities provides users with extensive, accurate, and up-to-date coverage of accounting and financial reporting for government and not-for-profit organizations, in addition to information on governmental auditing and performance measurement. The textbook uses a unique dual-track approach to teaching governmental accounting and features two independent computerized government practice sets to enhance ...
How to Deliver a TED Talk: Secrets of the World's Most Inspiring Presentations, revised and expanded new ...
DELIVER THE PRESENTATION OF YOUR LIFE--AND LAUNCH YOUR CAREER A nonprofit dedicated to ideas worth spreading, TED challenges the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers to give "the speech of their lives" in 18 minutes or less. The more than 14,000 talks on TED.com have been viewed over 1 billion times and include those by such luminaries as Tony Robbins, Dan Pink, and Sheryl Sandberg. Now you can learn how to give a TED-style talk to ...
The Essential Drucker: The Best of Sixty Years of Peter Drucker's Essential Writings on Management (Collins ...
Peter F. Drucker
Father of modern management, social commentator, and preeminent business philosopher, Peter F. Drucker analyzed economics and society for more than sixty years. Now for readers everywhere who are concerned with the ways that management practices and principles affect the performance of organizations, individuals, and society, there is The Essential Drucker —an invaluable compilation of essential materials from the works of a management ...
Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations
Robert B. Denhardt
Janet V. Denhardt
SAGE Publications, Inc
The only text in management and organizational behavior to focus on public organizations, nonprofit organizations, and school systems, Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations fosters competency in critical management and leadership skills including communication, motivation, teamwork, group dynamics, and decision-making. Cases, self-assessment exercises, simulations, and evaluative instruments provide students the ...
The Entrepreneur Mind: 100 Essential Beliefs, Characteristics, and Habits of Elite Entrepreneurs
Kevin D. Johnson
Johnson Media Inc.
To achieve unimaginable business success and financial wealth—to reach the upper echelons of entrepreneurs, where you’ll find Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Sara Blakely of Spanx, Mark Pincus of Zynga, Kevin Plank of Under Armour, and many others—you have to change the way you think. In other words, you must develop the Entrepreneur Mind, a way of thinking that comes from learning the vital lessons of the best entrepreneurs. In a ...
Conscious Capitalism, With a New Preface by the Authors: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business
Harvard Business Review Press
As seen on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday The bestselling book, now with a new preface by the authors At once a bold defense and reimagining of capitalism and a blueprint for a new system for doing business, Conscious Capitalism is for anyone hoping to build a more cooperative, humane, and positive future. Whole Foods Market cofounder John Mackey and professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. cofounder Raj Sisodia argue that both business and ...
The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management
This is the Third Edition of the bestselling nonprofit management reference and text called the "big green book." Based on updated research, theory, and experience, this comprehensive edition offers practical advice on managing nonprofit organizations and addresses key aspects such as board development, strategic planning, lobbying, marketing, fundraising, volunteer management, financial management, risk management, and compensation and ...
Health Policy Issues: An Economic Perspective
Paul J. Feldstein
Health Administration Press
This book will help your students understand the economics underlying the issues and politics of healthcare. It presents 36 short, topical chapters that focus on the financing and delivery of medical services. The fifth edition includes updated chapters, figures, and tables as well as a new chapter on comparative effectiveness research and a completely revised chapter on the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). A summary ...
Running QuickBooks in Nonprofits: 2nd Edition: The Only Comprehensive Guide for Nonprofits Using QuickBooks
Updated to include additional topics and to cover all versions of the software, this guide provides the most vital information on using QuickBooks to track financial data in nonprofit organizations. Management of donors, grants, and pledges, and topics such as allocating expenses to programs, handling donor restrictions, and generating the reports needed for donors and tax returns are covered in detail. In addition to easy-to-follow instructions ...
Essentials of Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations
Copley's Essentials of Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations, 12e is best suited for those professors whose objective is to provide more concise coverage than what is available in larger texts. The main focus of this text is on the preparation of external financial statements which is a challenge for governmental reporting. The approach in this edition is similar to that used in practice. Specifically, day to day events ...
Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining ...
John M. Bryson
Praise for Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations "This is an immensely valuable resource for leaders, professionals, researchers, and other participants in public and nonprofit settings. Anyone professing competence in public and nonprofit management needs to know what Bryson says about strategic planning and management." —Hal G. Rainey, Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor, University of Georgia; author, ...
Winning Grants Step by Step: The Complete Workbook for Planning, Developing and Writing Successful Proposals
Previous Praise for Winning Grants Step by Step "Warning: this book works. It provokes you to ask the right questions, hand-holds you through practical exercises, and offers a map that includes paths to develop strategic relationships with funders." — E. Eduardo Romero , Nonprofit Roundtable "Winning Grants Step by Step is a very practical A-to-Z resource that speaks to the importance of staying focused on your mission every step of the ...
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