Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cultivate an attitude of gratitude to end donor attrition

Can nonprofits really stem the tide of donor attrition with one simple daily habit? See on http://www.pamelagrow.com

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8 Urban Policy Ideas for Obama’s 2nd Term

8 policy ideas the president should feel more than free to steal. See on http://www.theatlanticcities.com

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Lessons We Can Learn from Jiro Ono

You must fall in love with your work “Once you decide on your occupation,” says Jiro, “you must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work. Never complain about your job. You must dedicate … Continue reading

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Students help a B.C. community ditch the car

Four students from UBC’s Okanagan campus are figuring out how to get residents from a Vernon, B.C., neighbourhood to park their cars and get active. See on http://www.publicaffairs.ubc.ca

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Nine low-tech steps for community resilience in a warming climate | Kaid Benfield’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

  Over the past 50 years, our average global temperature has increased at the fastest rate in recorded history.  That is fact, not opinion.  Scientists say that under current trends, average US temperatures could be 3 to 9 degrees higher… … Continue reading

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Lessons From Hurricane Sandy: Gaining Resilience, Calm And Perspective

By Tony Schwartz, The Energy Project This article originally appeared on HBR.org, with exclusive updates provided to AOL Jobs.When I began writing (Lessons From Hurricane Sandy: Gaining Resilience, Calm And Perspective See on jobs.aol.com

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While Sandy recovery continues, signs of hope on two wheels | Recycle-A-Bicycle

See on http://www.recycleabicycle.org

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Buy Local Month | Lowcountry Local First

Once a week-long celebration, now a month-long local extravaganza, Buy Local Month shares the economic impact buying local has with the public and serves as a showcase for the local, independent businesses that make the Lowcountry unique. See on lowcountrylocalfirst.org

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Artists for Local Agriculture to hold event with live music | Burger with Relish: Music | The Salt Lake Tribune

Artists for Local Agriculture, in partnership with the Utah Arts Alliance and with the support of Wasatch Community Gardens, just announced the founding of the Community Art Garden located in the heart of Salt Lake City. See on http://www.sltrib.com

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