Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – October 7, 2011

"Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish." – S. Jobs. Here are some of my favorite posts of the week in the areas of nonprofit organizations, corporate governance, philanthropy, and social enterprises: 

  • robreich: Steve Jobs, 1955-2011 Re-visit his amazing speech: 'Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life' [Ed. – I also like 'have the courage to follow your heart and intuition']
  • Philanthropy: Need help understanding the charitable deduction? See our resource page w/ videos, analysis, news, more: 
  • CharityIdeas: Terrific nonprofit resource: @Philanthropy's Social Good site ->
  • socialedge: Great resource for your BCorporation, L3C, socent, nonprofit: the @LawForChange Legal Structures page
  • lisachiuster: Can't make it to the National Ass'n of State Charity Officials today? View workshop powerpoints here:
  • lisachiuster: Possible deceptive social media fundraising: saying 100% of donation goes to charity when 3% goes to paypal for example. #nasco
  • npquarterly: These 5 lessons from scandals seem obvious, then why do so many organizations honor them in the breach?
  • PatrickSternal: Governor Brown Signs AB 1211 – Changes to California Nonprofit Corporation Law
  • GTak: Must see! Funny Colbert Report on using 501(c)(4) to fund Super PAC w/ anonymous donors – via @philosopher20
  • GTak: Businesses abuzz about workplace rules on social media –
  • Nonprofitslaw: Employee or Contractor? 5 Ways to (Legally) Tell the Difference
  • Philanthropy: Who's Really in Charge of Board Performance? [Board or Executive Director?]
  • emilychan: The roles & responsibilities of the board as a body vs. board members as individuals (Jan Masaoka via Blue Avocado)
  • Nonprofitslaw: Legislature Hears Testimony on Legislation Limiting the Right of Public Charities… (by Foley Hoag)
  • ConeLLC: 81% of consumers expect companies to do more than make money or support local communities. Read more at: 
  • GTak: The F Word: Famine is the Real Obscenity –… via @robreich

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