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ART/WORK: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career
Heather Darcy Bhandari
Find Out What They Didn't Teach You in Art School The most comprehensive guide of its kind, Art/Work gives artists of every level the tools they need to make it in an art world so competitive one dealer likens it to "The Sopranos, except nobody gets killed." Whether you're an art school grad looking for a gallery, a mid-career artist managing a busy studio, or someone just thinking about becoming a professional artist, this indispensable ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Crowdfunding for Social Good, Financing Your Mark on the World
Crowdfunding for Social Good is both practical and inspiring, featuring the stories of real people who have successfully raised big money using crowdfunding and practical advice to help you do the same. Crowdfunding is the newest way for nonprofits and social entrepreneurs to raise money for their causes, projects and companies. By reading this book, you can join the thousands who have successfully raised money to change the world. Learn how ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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, ...
Managing the Nonprofit Organization
Peter F. Drucker
The groundbreaking and premier work on nonprofit organizations The nonprofit sector is growing rapidly, creating a major need for expert advice on how to manage these organizations effectively. Management legend Peter Drucker provides excellent examples and explanations of mission, leadership, resources, marketing, goals, and much more. Interviews with nine experts also address key issues in this booming sector.
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.
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 ...
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