Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Value of Following Up

Recently, I told someone that yes, I would definitely go on their website and make a small gift.  I didn’t.  Not because I didn’t mean to, but, frankly, it got lost in all the other things I needed to do. … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t You Leading?

You care deeply.  Change must happen.  They need you.  You are qualified.  You have big ideas. “I’m not sure I’m ready.” “I might fail” “I’m scared&#… (A great insight about where real leadership comes from… Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: … Continue reading

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The End of Hierarchy: When Everyone’s a Leader | Commonwealth Club

Gary Hamel, Visiting Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, the London Business School; Author, What Matters Now; Leading the Revolution (The End of Hierarchy: When Everyone’s a Leader | Commonwealth Club Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: If you’re in the SF … Continue reading

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Fundraising

Know these five details before entering any fundraising pitch, especially if you are a social entrepreneur. Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: It’s the first day of spring 2013 and I thought I’d help you celebrate with another must-do/must-know list.  This … Continue reading

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Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coats, Pixar’s Story Artist. Number 9 on the list – When you’re stuck, make a list of what wouldn’t happen next – is a great one and can apply to writers… Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: … Continue reading

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Fundraising is Everyone’s Job

It’s my birthday.That’s not a particularly big thing in my life—I’ve never been the birthday girl type.  Indeed, I have a hard time remembering my birthday let alone the birthdays of my kids and grandson.  But this one is … … Continue reading

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Think Consensus is Good, Think Again

RT @toddbnielsen: Think Consensus is Good, Think Again… http://t.co/a4y7PFLPsO by @toddbnielsen #leadership Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: As a professional facilitator I’m often faced with entering a group or a team that believes its using consensus decision making.  More often … Continue reading

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Missouri Community Foundations Find Common Ground and Make a Stand – USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Missouri Community Foundations Find Common Ground and Make a StandUSDA.gov (press release) (blog)Collaboration, cooperation and coordination are good words, especially when all three can be used to describe an action. Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: What a fascinating study this … Continue reading

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The TED talk everyone in the social sector is talking about – and what needs to change

If you have ever made a donation, let alone are in the social sector – you need to watch Dan Pallotta’s TED talk “The way we think about charity is dead wrong”. Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight: Dan Pallotta hits … Continue reading

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Michigan’s EAA receives $10M grant from Broad Foundation – Detroit Free Press

Michigan’s EAA receives $10M grant from Broad Foundation Detroit Free Press The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation has awarded a $10 million grant to the Michigan Education Excellence Foundation for the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan to… Bill Palladino – … Continue reading

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