The series consists of 34 workbooks. Each book will map on to a course unit (34 books/units).
A timeless business classic, Who Moved My Cheese? uses a simple parable to reveal profound truths about dealing with change so that you can enjoy less stress and more success in your work and in your life.
It would be all so easy if you had a map to the Maze.
If the same old routines worked.
If they'd just stop moving "The Cheese."
But things keep changing...
Most people are fearful of change, both personal and professional, because they don't have any control over how or when it happens to them. Since change happens either to the individual or by the individual, Dr. Spencer Johnson, the coauthor of the multimillion bestseller The One Minute Manager, uses a deceptively simple story to show that when it comes to living in a rapidly changing world, what matters most is your attitude.
Exploring a simple way to take the fear and anxiety out of managing the future, Who Moved My Cheese? can help you discover how to anticipate, acknowledge, and accept change in order to have a positive impact on your job, your relationships, and every aspect of your 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, simply answered, “A pencil.” This small request led to a staggering series of events that took Braun backpacking through dozens of countries before eventually leaving one of the world’s most prestigious jobs to found Pencils of Promise, the organization he started with just $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world.
The Promise of a Pencil chronicles Braun’s journey to find his calling, as each chapter explains one clear step that every person can take to turn your biggest ambitions into reality, even if you start with as little as $25. His story takes readers behind the scenes with business moguls and village chiefs, world-famous celebrities and hometown heroes. Driven by compelling stories and shareable insights, this is a vivid and inspiring book that will give you the tools to make your own life a story worth telling.
*All proceeds from this book will support Pencils of Promise.
Kathryn Petersen, Decision Tech's CEO, faces the ultimateleadership crisis: Uniting a team in such disarray that itthreatens to bring down the entire company. Will she succeed? Willshe be fired? Will the company fail? Lencioni's utterly grippingtale serves as a timeless reminder that leadership requires as muchcourage as it does insight.
Throughout the story, Lencioni reveals the five dysfunctions whichgo to the very heart of why teams even the best ones-oftenstruggle. He outlines a powerful model and actionable steps thatcan be used to overcome these common hurdles and build a cohesive,effective team. Just as with his other books, Lencioni has writtena compelling fable with a powerful yet deceptively simple messagefor all those who strive to be exceptional team leaders.
Fundraising For Dummies, 3rd Edition shows you how totake advantage of the latest strategies and resources available forraising money through everything from special events to onlinedonations, in both good and bad economic times. The authors teachyou how to market your organization using the most up-to-date toolsand technologies available through the Internet. This expandededition also offers information about philanthropy and tax law.Contains new tips and techniques for creating materials thatbring in contributions and support for the more than 1.4 millioncharitable and nonprofit organizations in the United StatesExplains how to use social media to keep donors and volunteersengaged through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and WebtechnologiesCovers grassroots online fundraising and how to host big eventson a shoestring budget
You'll also find tips on negotiating without alienating donorsand developing long-term organizational goals. All these strategiesare what makes this resource indispensable!
This handbook can educate and empower a whole generation of nonprofit leaders and professionals by bringing together top experts in the field to share their knowledge and wisdom gained through experience. This book provides nonprofit professionals with the conceptual frameworks, practical knowledge, and concise guidance needed to succeed in the social sector. Designed as a handbook, the book is filled with sage advice and insights from a variety of trusted experts that can help nonprofit professionals prepare to achieve their organizational and personal goals, develop a better understanding of what they need to do to lead, support, and grow an effective organization.Addresses a wealth of topics including fundraising, Managing Technology, Marketing, Finances, Advocacy, Working with BoardsContributors are noted nonprofit experts who define the core capabilities needed to manage a successful nonprofitAuthor is the former Executive Director of Craigslist Foundation
This important resource offers professionals key insights that will have a direct impact on improving their daily work.
Introduced in the first edition and refined over the past 18 years, the Strategy Change Cycle--a proven planning process used successfully by a large number of nonprofit and public organizations--is the framework used to guide the reader through the strategic planning process. Bryson offers detailed guidance on implementing the process, and specific tools and techniques to make the process work in any organization. In addition, he clarifies the organizational designs through which strategic thought and action will be encouraged and embraced throughout an entire organization.
In addition to updated examples, new cases, and additional information on boundaries, distinctive competencies, Actor-Network theory, Bryson will creat an instructor's manual with sample syllabi, PowerPoint teaching slides, and additional cases.
The rising spirit of social entrepreneurship has created all kindsof new opportunities for nonprofit organizations. But at the sametime, many are discovering more than their share of challenges aswell. This essential book will help anyone in the field gain thenecessary skills to meet these challenges. Written by the leadingthinkers and practitioners in the field, Enterprising Nonprofitsoffers concise and engaging explanations of the most successfulbusiness tools being used by nonprofits today. The authors clearlydescribe all the concepts so you'll be able to embrace the methodsof social enterprise for your organization. With this book, you'lllearn how to use practical business techniques to dramaticallyimprove the performance of your nonprofit.
Praise for Enterprising Nonprofits
"I can't imagine a better team to bring powerful insights andpractical guidance to social entrepreneurs. Readers will beinspired by the examples, and then they will roll up their sleevesto apply the many useful management tools in this engagingbook."-Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School, Author ofEvolve!: Succeeding in the Digital Culture of Tomorrow
"In one book, Enterprising Nonprofits does for social entrepreneurswhat countless volumes have done for entrepreneurs in the businesssector. A wonderful mixture of analysis, practical advice, andinspiration."-Paul Brest, President, William and Flora HewlettFoundation
All of the royalties from this book will be used by the EwingMarion Kauffman Foundation to support continuing work on socialentrepreneurship.
In Successful Marketing Strategies for NonprofitOrganizations, Second Edition, nonprofit marketing guru BarryJ. McLeish shares everything he's learned during more than twodecades managing and consulting nonprofits of every shape and size.Skipping all the arcane theory and the business school jargon, hegives you clear, step-by-step advice and guidance and all the toolsyou need to develop and implement a sophisticated marketing programtailored to your organization's needs and goals.New sections on the new media available to nonprofitmarketersTechniques for analyzing your market and developing acomprehensive marketing planMarketing strategies that will support fund-raising, promotenew services, and enhance your organization's reputation andvisibilityMethods for developing a marketing program that reaches boththe consumers of your service and the donors who support yourorganization
Do you need to breathe new life into your existing marketingdepartment? Successful Marketing Strategies for NonprofitOrganizations, Second Edition gives you the tools, theknow-how, and the confidence you need to succeed.