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report, which suggested that venture capital may provide a means to save Chicago Public Schools. Thereport is summarized below, with a link to the entire report.
ELP Ventures: Supporting Innovation in PublicEducation for
s many assets is a generation of leaders that has
overseen the city’s transformation from industrial powerhouse to
global city. The next generation is now rising to leadership. More
Better Than Bonuses:The Real Way to Motivate Employees
I got the following article from Inc.com
A founder and CEO explains why he thinks a well run metrics programbeats cash bonuses for motivating employees. Read more
Gangs: Television Coverage, Violence,and the New RICO Law
The following is Tracy Siska
Isn't the definition of insanity repeating the same actions and expectingdifferent results? If so, then the Chicago media sure is insane. <more>
Giving USA 2012 Indicates Long,Slow, Uphill Slog
…If We A
The following story is from the Non profit Quarterly
If there is one takeaway for most nonprofits from this year’s Giving USA
Report, it is that many nonprofits will be acutely feeling the effects of the recession for many years to come. This is unhappy news for manygroups who may already feel that they have had to cut into theirmusculature to survive.More
Getting to Aha!
The Nonprofit Marketer’s Top Challenge
The following article is by Nancy Schwartz.
Poor messages hold you back from the change you seek, but surveyfindings signal huge oportunity to boost connection and action.More
Operations Management:Topics in OrganizationalEffectiveness
I will be teaching a course innonprofit operations management for the UIC-Great Cities Institute,Certificate in Nonprofit Management program. We willcover a number of issues, includinghuman resources management,compliance, performancemanagement and technologyplanning. Registration deadline:June 26, 2011 Fee: $495. Click here
A number of nonprofits will havetheir fiscal year end on June 30,2012. Please review the handoutsfrom a recent Ask the Expert Webinar, as well as my nonprofit compliance checklist as you preparefor your state and federal filings.Click here
IRS Workshop at UIC
Save the date
: September 18, 2012.The IRS will be coming to theUniversity of Illinois Great CitiesInstitute to conduct an intensiveone day workshop for nonprofit organizations. This popularintroductory workshop is designedespecially for administrators orvolunteers who are responsible foran organization's tax compliance aswell as those interested in careersin the nonprofit sector. I will shareregistration information soon.