Leading For Good

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Christoph Lueneburger: Every leader who has ever wondered what kind of difference they could truly make in the world should hear the story of Mark Tercek, a hotshot Goldman Sachs banker who decided to become “a force for good.” Today Mark serves as President and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, a non-governmental organization that has more than a million members and works in over 35 countries to protect ecologically important lands and waters. Mark went to Japan.

How to Bounce Back After Getting Laid Off

Harvard Business Review

It dents your self-esteem; it’s tough on your bank account; and if you’re not smart about your next steps, it can derail your career. Aside from getting back on the horse and looking for a new job, what else should you do to get back on track? ” Tend to your wellbeing.

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Introducing 100 Coaches: Pay It Forward Champions

Marshall Goldsmith

I am very excited to announce the selection of the 100 Coaches in our pay-it-forward project! At the program, Ayse asked us to write down the names of our heroes. Then Ayse asked us to describe what made us think of them as heroes. It is time now to announce the 100 Coaches.

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Top Leaders of 2010 | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In today’s post I’m asking you to nominate the everyday community leader - the soldiers, first responders, teachers, volunteers, student leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, pastors, medical professionals, etc., who serve as inspiration to us all by the daily difference their leadership makes in our lives. You can nominate your unsung hero by leaving a comment explaning how their example of leadership touches the lives of others. Ted felt God calling him to this.

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Entrepreneurship Needs to Be a Bigger Part of U.S. Foreign Aid

Harvard Business Review

federal budget goes to foreign aid. ” In less mature economies and fragile regions of the world, entrepreneurs are just as, if not more, critical to livelihoods and development. ” But if its approach to foreign aid is any indicator, the U.S.

How Social Entrepreneurs Can Have the Most Impact

Harvard Business Review

Looking at a recent release of data from The Great Social Enterprise Census , only a fifth are larger than $2 million in budget, just 8% employ more than a 100 people, and 60% were founded in the past 8 years, when the movement really began to gain momentum. You can find the answer to the timing question nestled among the facts that David Bornstein lays out in the preface to his book, How to Change the World. Social enterprise in the U.S.

Europe Can Find Better Ways to Get Refugees into Workforces

Harvard Business Review

Most people fleeing conflict and political oppression don’t want handouts – they want to work in order to create some semblance of a normal life for their families. In short, Europe needs young, skilled workers who can pay taxes and contribute to social security today.

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