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Pro-tip: If your pitch is patronizing, you’re gonna strike out purpose

Dec. 10, 2019 7:43 am

Pro-tip: If your pitch is patronizing, you’re gonna strike out

Columnist Valerie Johnson has some words for those who discount the expertise of the women professionals they're selling to. And those who have to have the last word.
In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal purpose

Apr. 15, 2019 8:00 am

In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal

The CEO with a gift for memorable turns-of-phrase and pop culture allusions has a plan to drop Philadelphia's poverty rate by six percentage points.
Social entrepreneurs — Here’s how to choose your revenue model funding

Jan. 13, 2016 10:45 am

Social entrepreneurs — Here’s how to choose your revenue model

Many social entrepreneurs are shy about talking about revenue. Don't do that.
Guest Post: The Point of Profit — Do You Really Need It? funding

Jul. 21, 2014 12:31 pm

Guest Post: The Point of Profit — Do You Really Need It?

This column is part of a monthly series by Tivoni Devor on “The Business of Nonprofits.” What is profit? Profit is all the money your organization has minus expenses, including salaries, bonuses, debt management, etc. Revenue minus expenses equals surplus revenue. Surplus revenue can be used in many ways including expansion, reinvestment and savings. If […]
For-Profit ShoeBox Recycling Thinks Beyond the Donation-Oriented Model funding

Oct. 8, 2012 11:39 am

For-Profit ShoeBox Recycling Thinks Beyond the Donation-Oriented Model

Employee Bamba does a quality check on the latest shipment at ShoeBox Recycling. A local recycling startup is putting a new twist on an old business, aiming to prove that green is golden. ShoeBox Recycling, based in Fairless Hills, Pa., is on a mission to recycle unwanted shoes. Not for spare parts — but for […]

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