Month: November 2015

How to (or NOT to) talk to your kids (or grandkids) about ISIS at the Thanksgiving dinner

How to (or NOT to) talk to your kids (or grandkids) about ISIS at the Thanksgiving dinner

As I was disembarking from my flight from Atlanta to D.C. earlier this week, I overheard an older woman talk to someone seated next to her ‘I don’t know how to explain ISIS to my grand kids. I want to tell them they are animals…with their evil intent, but I love animals; so can bring …

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Should nonprofit pay be based on performance? No, says leading expert.

Should nonprofit pay be based on performance? No, says leading expert.

“If  Supreme court judges were to be paid for their ‘performance’ then we would surely have a higher conviction rate. The same can be said of institutions of education where incentives are given purely on ‘results’” pointed out Prof. Burton Weisbrod, during the plenary session of ARNOVA ‘s 2015 Annual conference, held at the historic Palmer …

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Can Philanthropy help fix the refugee crisis?

Can Philanthropy help fix the refugee crisis?

Beyond the headlines, the noise and clamor that we hear about immigration is a rather simple question: How will we welcome the stranger? The one who is unknown, perhaps vulnerable?  The question of refugees is also ultimately about us, especially those living in countries where refugees come to. The U.S, Europe and the Gulf nations …

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