books about: nonprofit
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 ...
A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Nicholas D. Kristof
An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be. In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased individuals and institutions working to address oppression and expand opportunity. A ...
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, ...
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 ...
Nonprofit Kit For Dummies
Tips and techniques to help your nonprofit thrive More so now than in years past, a significant number of nonprofit organizations have experienced a major decrease in funding and contributions. Nonprofit Kit for Dummies, 4th Edition caters to these organizations and shows you how your nonprofit can thrive and survive even in the most unpredictable and uncertain economic climate. This new edition of Nonprofit Kit For Dummies offers tips and ...
Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice
Michael J. Worth
SAGE Publications, Inc
Student friendly and comprehensive, this fully updated third edition of Nonprofit Management : Principles and Practice , by Michael J. Worth, provides a broad overview of key topics on and important trends affecting governance and management of nonprofit organizations, including the scope and structure of the nonprofit sector, leadership of nonprofits, managing the nonprofit organization, fundraising, earned income strategies, financial ...
Unretirement: How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life
The budget battles of recent years have amplified the warnings of demographic doomsayers who predicted that a wave of baby boomers would bleed America dry, bankrupting Social Security and Medicare as they faded into an impoverished old age. On the contrary, argues award-winning journalist Chris Farrell, we are instead on the verge of a broad, positive transformation of our economy and society. The old idea of “retirement”—a word that ...
The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of ...
Palgrave Macmillan Trade
In The Zero Marginal Cost Society, New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons and the eclipse of capitalism. Rifkin uncovers a paradox at the heart of capitalism that has propelled it to greatness but is now taking it to its death—the inherent entrepreneurial ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Financial Management for Public, Health, and Not-for-Profit Organizations (4th Edition)
Steven A. Finkler
One of the few texts that addresses financial and managerial accounting within the three major areas of the public sector. Financial Management for Public, Health, and Not-for-Profit provides the fundamentals of financial management for those pursuing careers within the public, health and not-for-profit fields. With a unique presentation that explains the rules specific to the public sector, this book outlines the framework for readers ...
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 ...
Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our World
Gold Medal Winner; Philanthropy, Charities, and Nonprofits; 2012 Axiom Business Book Awards Giving 2.0 is the ultimate resource for anyone navigating the seemingly infinite ways one can give. The future of philanthropy is far more than just writing a check, and Giving 2.0 shows how individuals of every age and income level can harness the power of technology, collaboration, innovation, advocacy, and social entrepreneurship to take their ...
The Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan: A Pro Shares a Step-By-Step Guide to Creating a Plan That ...
Summit Valley Press
Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan: A Pro Shares a Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Plan that Gets Results by Hal Shelton will open your eyes to insider tips, hints, and techniques for creating a winning business plan. Nearly 50 percent of new businesses fail within five years. A well thought-out business plan can dramatically turn the odds in your favor. With this easy-to-follow guide, you will: • Discover why you need a business ...
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 ...
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 ...
Asking: A 59-Minute Guide to Everything Board Members, Volunteers, and Staff Must Know to Secure the Gift, ...
Foreword by Ken Blanchard
Emerson & Church Publishers
As phobias go, asking for money ranks right up there with public speaking. Yet if we hope to raise funds for a worthy cause, it's critical. Author Jerold Panas understands the art of asking like no one in America. As a staff person, board member, and volunteer, he's secured gifts ranging from $50 to $50 million. Panas has harnessed all of his knowledge and experience and produced what is the bestselling fundraising book of all time. This ...
Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting: Concepts and Practices
Michael H. Granof
Saleha B. Khumawala
The new edition of this textbook provides updates for the newest standards, along with additional projects for users to complete using Sage Software. Examples and data are updated throughout the text, and new discussion questions have been added to the end of each chapter.
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 ...
search for books
Kindle - Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device
This is the future of book reading. I have used it and love it!
Love and Sex After Forty: A Guide for Men and Women for Their Mid and ...
impressum - about us