Garage Band Lessons in Collaboration and Leadership

As a teenager, I was in a band. Well…technically, I was in the band. Anyone who has survived high school can tell you that there is a huge difference. Guys in a band get gigs, friends, and dates.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

The article is from Education Week, but rings true for anyone in leadership.  It’s also a good read.

See on blogs.edweek.org

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20 Awesome Nonprofit Marketing Blogs You Should Be Reading

Freshen up your email and RSS subscriptions with this list of 20 awesome nonprofit marketing blogs you should start reading today (RT @donoraction: 20 Awesome #Nonprofit Marketing Blogs You Should Be Reading http://t.co/bIM8LVZysk

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

I agree with most of these, excepting the first one, About.com.  I find About (and Ask.com for that matter) to be ad-strewn and difficult to navigate.  The text is small and often wraps around ads that feature similar text formatting. But the rest are all on my watch list for sure.

See on www.poweredbysearch.com

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Leadership Qualities That Matter the Most: Lessons from Davos 2014 – Huffington Post

Leadership Qualities That Matter the Most: Lessons from Davos 2014
Huffington Post
We all know the story by now. The world is more complex, global, latticed, networked and unforgiving.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

A small handful of must-have qualities always rise to the surface: empathy, judgment, self-awareness, adaptability, integrity, passion, courage and resilience.

See on www.huffingtonpost.com

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Why Do Nonprofit Leaders Get in Their Own Way? – Huffington Post (blog)

Why Do Nonprofit Leaders Get in Their Own Way?

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

I don’t necessarilly agree with all this, but I’ll let you make up your mind on your own.

See on www.huffingtonpost.com

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The Six Contract Provisions Freelancers Should Include

When you’re a freelancer, it’s pretty easy to just take a job and start working without thinking much about it.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

This one goes out to all my fellow nonprofit consultants out there.  Trial and error can take too long.

See on lifehacker.com

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The 200000-Year-Old Human ‘Superbrain’ –“Greater Complexity than a Galaxy … – The Daily Galaxy (blog)

The 200000-Year-Old Human ‘Superbrain’ –“Greater Complexity than a Galaxy …
The Daily Galaxy (blog)
Estimates of the total number of synapses in the neocortex range from 164 trillion to 200 trillion.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Brain Geek Alert!  This article suggests our brains are more complex than the entirety of the cosmos.  Makes me feel smarter just reading it.

See on www.dailygalaxy.com

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5 Reasons You Should Smile More as a Leader

We may not think about it often, but smiling is a powerful leadership tool. A smile can help you accomplish five outcomes if you practice it consistently.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

I used to smile a lot more, that’s for sure.  Now I find myself consciously bringing it to mind when I’m in meeting.  “Smile dummy!” I say to myself.  

See on michaelhyatt.com

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We know Roger Goodell’s salary because NFL is tax-exempt nonprofit

On Friday, we learned that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made $29.5 million in 2011. But how did we come into this information? Did Rog leave his pay stubs lying around company headquarters? Was it leaked to make him look bad?

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Good timing on this.  What a travesty that a tax exempt non profit CEO gets this kind on income. 

See on www.cbssports.com

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The Future Of Work And The Role Of Leadership

Find out how leadership can be a part of the human potential movement and increase productivity in the future of work.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” — Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric

See on blogs.sap.com

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Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits | Tactics to promote, recruit, motivate, and raise more money for your nonprofit.

Tactics to promote, recruit, motivate, and raise more money for your nonprofit. (Guerrilla marketing for your non-profit http://t.co/xdrMGF905l)

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

A chapter out of Guerilla Marketing for Nonprofits with some very specific examples to get you started.

See on gmnonprofits.com

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