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Board Service Enhances Leadership Skills of Business Owners

Let’s face it: When you’re the head of a small business, you want to develop your leadership skills and, if you are like most entrepreneurs, contribute to your community. What if you could do good and beef up your leadership skills at the same time? As a business owner, you have more than money to contribute. Being on the board of a nonprofit is great way to give back. It is also a great way to improve your leadership skills.

How Can Nonprofits Get the Money and Skill to Scale?

Change is needed in the way we address social and environmental needs. Resources, most especially money, are tighter while the need is increasing, according to a recent survey conducted by the Nonprofit Finance Fund.

Where Can Women-led Tech Companies Find the Connections They Need?

What do Robin Chase of Zipcar, Gail Goodman of Constant Contact ,and Linda Hall Keller of MinuteClinic have in common? They’re all women-led companies that have gone through Springboard programs.

Consumer Demand Shapes Corporate Social Responsibility

Consumers have the power to change the world. If they demand corporate responsibility from those who provide goods and services, corporations will become more socially responsible.

Fastest Growing Companies Nurture Good Talent

Perhaps it’s women’s natural instinct to nurture or maybe high-impact entrepreneurs know that you can’t sustain rapid growth without employees who deliver excellent products and customer service. It’s both, according to Marsha Firestone, President of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), which compiled a list of the 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/led Companies in North America sponsored by American Express OPEN, it’s both.

High-Growth Women Entrepreneurs Nurture Talented Teams

Perhaps it’s women’s natural instinct to nurture or maybe high-impact entrepreneurs know that you can’t sustain rapid growth without employees who deliver excellent products and customer service. It’s both, according to Marsha Firestone, President of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), which compiled a list of the 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/led Companies in North America sponsored by American Express OPEN.

Read all of High-Growth Women Entrepreneurs Nurture Talented Teams on Forbes.

How Nonprofits Get Added Value From Entering a Business Plan Competition

Charles Clement thinks he’s found an affordable and scalable way to inspire more people to work on solving the world’s social problems.

Lowering Barriers for Women Entrepreneurs Seeking Equity Investment

Gender matters. It impacts the type of businesses entrepreneurs start, their aspirations for growing the business, and how they the fund it.

How Can We Increase Venture Capital Investments in Women-led Businesses?

Gender matters. It impacts the type of businesses entrepreneurs start, their aspirations for growing the business, and how they the fund it.

Read all of How Can We Increase Venture Capital Investments in Women-led Businesses? on Forbes.

Getting Answers: LinkedIn for Nonprofits

LinkedIn groups are an interesting way of taking the pulse of a specific community on a topic and collecting feedback on challenges you face. It’s also a way of becoming a thought-leader, by answering the questions of others. Yet, it is not one of the top five reasons nonprofits use social media.



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