The Generosity Network is the essential guide to the art of activating resources of every kind behind any worthy cause. Philanthropist Jeff Walker and fund-raising expert Jennifer McCrea offer a fresh new perspective that can make the toughest challenges of nonprofit management and development less stressful, more rewarding - and even fun. Walker and McCrea show how traditional pre-scripted, money-centered, goal-oriented fund-raising techniques lead to anxiety and failure, while open-spirited, curiosity-driven, person-to-person connections lead to discovery, growth - and often amazing results.
"NOT ANY PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE - ZERO NUTS AND BOLTS"
How to Grow When Markets Don't addresses this problem and offers real solutions. The authors offer methods to enhance existing asset bases through acquisitions, partnerships, and licensing, and suggest that companies learn not to depend on the CEO to solve the growth crisis. While creating growth in company value has never been an easy task, this program addresses the need for solid and sensible advice.
In Demand, Adrian Slywotzky provides a radically new way to think about demand, with a big idea and a host of practical applications - not just for people in business but also for social activists, government leaders, non-profit managers, and other would-be innovators. To succeed in their various missions, all these groups need to master such ground-breaking concepts as the hassle map (and the secrets of fixing it); the curse of the incomplete product (and how to avoid it); why “very good” does not equal “magnetic”....
"Compilation of stories of successful businesses"
Becoming a digital business is not about having a great Web site, setting up separate e-businesses, having next-generation software, or wiring your workforce. It's about using digital technology to become unique...to create and capture profits in new ways. How Digital Is Your Business? can show you how.
"Good story but dated"