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As the World Turns: NPQ’s 10 Trends and 10 Predictions

As the World Turns: NPQ’s 10 Trends and 10 Predictions | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
In 2013, issues of economic instability and abridgements of freedom both in the United States and overseas vied with small but substantial gains in the progressive sphere.

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The Eight Phases of Brand Love

The Eight Phases of Brand Love | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
How we relate to products is not unlike how we relate to people.
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Not sure how I feel about this article. Marketers thinking that they can engineer love through a brand. Kind of scary. 

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More Bang for your Buck: Why Collective Impact matters to philanthropy | Generosity Magazine

More Bang for your Buck: Why Collective Impact matters to philanthropy | Generosity Magazine | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
“Worth the quick read #jfn2014. More Bang for your Buck: Why Collective Impact matters to philanthropy http://t.co/WNUcaY9T8H”;
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How data will transform business

How data will transform business | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
What does the future of business look like? In an informative talk, Philip Evans gives a quick primer on two long-standing theories in strategy -- and explains why he thinks they are essentially invalid.
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SXSW: Kleon, Silver and Simmons on collaboration, vision and the ‘genius myth’ | Art&Seek

SXSW: Kleon, Silver and Simmons on collaboration, vision and the ‘genius myth’ | Art&Seek | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
A recurring theme at 2014's SXSW Interactive is the idea of using creative collaboration, openness and transparency of process to accomplish greater things.
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Great articlel, from my friends at Art&Seek

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The Role of Backbone Organisations in Collective Impact Initiatives | Pro Bono Australia

The Role of Backbone Organisations in Collective Impact Initiatives | Pro Bono Australia | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
Social change advocates Dawn O’Neil AM and Kerry Graham unpack the issues around ‘backbone organisations’ for early-stage Collective Impact initiatives.
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How do you Build "the Right" Cross-Sector Partnership to do Collective Impact?

How do you Build "the Right" Cross-Sector Partnership to do Collective Impact? | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
How do you Build "the Right" Cross-Sector Partnership to do Collective Impact? http://t.co/KHZTGx35fa #impactAU2014 http://t.co/2Gq7HLxqtB
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Great resource. Make sure you click on the link for the report. Very useful. 

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CSR: A Limited Anachronism in Search of This Century?

CSR: A Limited Anachronism in Search of This Century? | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
Does the notion of corporate social responsibility need a complete rehaul?
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» Calling Yourself an Artist - The Creative Mind

» Calling Yourself an Artist - The Creative Mind | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
How important is it to identify yourself as an artist - to others, and especially to yourself? What if you don’t get awards for your creative work?

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Did you overlook your own creativity today?

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Interrupting the Transmission of Violence | Stanford Social ...

Interrupting the Transmission of Violence | Stanford Social ... | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
Impact Investing · Socially Responsible Business ...

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A must read. A few months back I heard Dr. Slutkin speak about his work on NPR. Trully innovative approach and collaborative approach to addressing violence. 

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To Create Change in America, Think Local - PhilanTopic - Typepad

To Create Change in America, Think Local - PhilanTopic - Typepad | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
By investing in nonprofit collaborations -- and supporting nonprofit groups in their partnerships with government, business, and local communities -- Open Society aims to expand nonprofits' potential to pursue effective ...
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"Without question, local governments have a key role in driving real progress, but without robust cross-sectoral partnerships, progress will never be sustained."

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Field Notes: Collective Impact and Homelessness

Field Notes: Collective Impact and Homelessness | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
“RT @RobertPulster: National Alliance to End Homelessness: Field Notes: Collective Impact and Homelessness http://t.co/DxayvTBS8g”;
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Nice field example of how collective impact applies.
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Boston Fed tries to transform neighborhoods at the street level - The Boston Globe

Boston Fed tries to transform neighborhoods at the street level - The Boston Globe | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will inject $1.8 million into six struggling Massachusetts cities as part of its first ever effort to transform urban neighborhoods by fostering civic leadership through long-term collaboration between government,...
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Light-Bulb Moments for a Nonprofit

Light-Bulb Moments for a Nonprofit | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
A group that creates medical technology for developing countries has found that the job goes far beyond research and design.
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Great example of how a nonprofit overcame challenges related to the intersection of mission and markets. 


"But seven years after its founding — and a decade into the rise of “social entrepreneurism”— D-Rev and its peers have found that the marriage of nonprofit motives to for-profit markets can be rocky." 

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Who Brands Your Nonprofit? Who Tells Its Story and How?

This article by Carlo Cuesta is one of the best we have ever seen on the 21st-century intersection of engagement, dialogue with stakeholders, and brand. Though it is eventually bound for our print journal, we wanted to run it here online to get your responses to it.
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5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
Try one. Try them all. They work. Science says so.
Via Marci Segal, MS
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Brian Eno On Genius, And "Scenius"

Brian Eno On Genius, And "Scenius" | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
Brian Eno had some interesting comments on genius vs "scenius" at the Sydney Luminous Festival: I was an art student and, like all art students, I was encouraged to believe that there were a few gr...
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Cracking the Code on Social Impact (SSIR)

Cracking the Code on Social Impact (SSIR) | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
An emerging measurement approach emphasizes the value in standardizing outcomes for the whole social sector.
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Interesting post. The idea of standardizing measures I'm sure makes some people cringe. 

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Profit’s not always the point

You might not expect the chief operating officer of a major global corporation to look too far beyond either the balance sheet or the bottom line.
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Great speech. New vision for Corporate Social Responsibility - a new definition for mission and money. 

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A Network Way of Working: A Compilation of Considerations about Effectiveness in Networks

A Network Way of Working: A Compilation of Considerations about Effectiveness in Networks | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
Networks aren’t new, but the role they play in our working lives is expanding significantly through technology. The potential for impact is great, but newly enhanced networks require new strategies.
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From my very smart friends @npquarterly. 


"Our perception of [networks] and our approach to working with them are changing with the facilitation of technology and the Internet. The potential of leveraged learning, reach, and impact through ever-expanding networks of networks calls us to engage—but if you take networks seriously, you will be working in a brave new world, with new dynamics and a lot more promise for change."

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Collaboration Reduces Crime, Say Two Obama Cabinet Members & NYPD Commissioner Bratton -- NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Collaboration Reduces Crime, Say Two Obama Cabinet Members & NYPD Commissioner Bratton.
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Even though this is a media release, it showcases the impact community development can have on reducing crime. Leaders recognizing cross-sector approaches. 

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Making Measurement Work in Large, Complex Organizations (SSIR)

Making Measurement Work in Large, Complex Organizations (SSIR) | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
Four tips on measuring impact for NGOs that have multiple programs across many sites or continents.
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Some useful points here about measuring impact. 

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Springfield Poverty on the Rise as City Leaders and Service Groups Strive to ... - KSMU Radio

Springfield Poverty on the Rise as City Leaders and Service Groups Strive to ... - KSMU Radio | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
Springfield Poverty on the Rise as City Leaders and Service Groups Strive to ...
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The collaborative is modelled after national best practice programs including the Memphis Fast Forward, a collective impact model.
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“If we continue doing what we’re doing then were probably going to continue to get the same results we’re getting, so should we do something different?”


This quote captures a feeling many leaders across the country are sharing. A desire to try new approaches to systemically address problems by harnessing the shared creativity of th community. 

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My Turn: Myth about Vermont nonprofits

My Turn: Myth about Vermont nonprofits | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
In Vermont we have over the decades built a well-thought-out and carefully constructed network of nonprofits, each complementing the other in terms of what each can do to help people in need.
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Are they the best nonprofits at collaboration?
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Why Collaboration is the Foundation of a Sustainable Future

Why Collaboration is the Foundation of a Sustainable Future | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
If we want to halt climate change, ensure future access to water, maintain food security and mitigate disease by 2050, we need more collaboration.
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A few examples of effective corporate social responsibility.
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Trends in Narco-Charity

Trends in Narco-Charity | Creativity and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector | Scoop.it
There have been instances throughout history where organized crime has, without giving up its criminal activities, participated in charitable activities. The latest is the narco-charity of the Gulf Cartel in northern Mexico.
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This Newswire from @npquarterly begs the question... What about while collar criminals? Some of Wall Streets' most wanted have used philanthropy to rehabilitate their image. Aren't they organized crime?

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