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Opinion: Reflecting on 30 years of service at Center for Nonprofit Leadership

By   /  Friday, November 26th, 2021  /  Columns, Education, Latest news, Nonprofits, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Reflecting on 30 years of service at Center for Nonprofit Leadership

By Dena Jenson Preparing for the Center for Nonprofit Leadership’s upcoming 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Sector has been quite a walk down memory lane. So many extraordinary supporters of our region’s nonprofits show up countless times in photos, videos, archived social media posts and printed newsletters we unearthed. It is a great honor to Read More →

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Opinion: Exploring the economic ties between old world and new

By   /  Friday, November 19th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Exploring the economic ties between old world and new

By John Chamberlain The European economy is one of the largest on Earth, and it is also one of the richest regions as measured by assets under management, with over $32.7 trillion. The European Union’s GDP was estimated to be around $15 trillion in 2020, representing around one-sixth of the global economy. The euro is Read More →

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Opinion: REACH looks back and ahead

By   /  Friday, November 12th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: REACH looks back and ahead

By Melissa James It’s a little funny looking back — though it wasn’t so funny at the time — that REACH was set to debut its 10-year regional economic action plan on March 16, 2020, the very day COVID-19 shut down our schools and communities. As a new economic action coalition serving the Central Coast, Read More →

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Opinion: Putting DEI principles into practice

By   /  Friday, November 5th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Putting DEI principles into practice

By Cynder Sinclair Have you been hearing more and more about organizations creating a policy to address diversity, equity, and inclusion? Sometimes referred to as “DEI” and sometimes “DEIJ,” with the J signifying justice, many nonprofits and businesses are adopting such policies as part of their board governance to guide their organization. I recently met Read More →

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Opinion: Turning back the Doomsday Clock means thinking about the common good

By   /  Friday, November 5th, 2021  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Turning back the Doomsday Clock means thinking about the common good

By Jamshid Damooei The Doomsday Clock is a symbol that represents the likelihood of man-made global catastrophe. It was created and maintained since 1947 by the members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a nonprofit organization concerning science and global security issues resulting from accelerating technological advances that have negative consequences for humanity. Our Read More →

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Opinion: What is a financial advisor?

By   /  Friday, October 29th, 2021  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: What is a financial advisor?

By Joe Weiland I had lunch today with a younger acquaintance of mine. Let’s call him Jim. I have known Jim for a number of years, and he has always impressed me with his business acumen. At a young age, he has managed to put together a sizable, yet a bit illiquid, net worth. He Read More →

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Opinion: Harness the best of competition and cooperation

By   /  Friday, October 29th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Harness the best of competition and cooperation

By Janice Miller We have been told business is a zero-sum game. For someone to win, someone else must lose. But this often leads to a cutthroat rivalry amongst professionals. Bitter and needlessly acrimonious, it not only hurts competitors, but it also makes things tougher for the end client/customer. Now, what if there was a Read More →

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