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I’ll be on Nonprofit Radio today at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET discussing executive succession planning. Have a listen to the Eagles’ New Kid in Town while perusing this week’s tweets on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:

  • Kate Barr: Prep for @npquarterly webinar about financial meltdowns includes this post on why board members miss red flags. http://ow.ly/yTg7t [Ed. On the webinar, Kate cited the most common troublesome financial management problem - persistent structural deficits - and the worst financial management decision - paying creditors making instead of the IRS.]
  • Pursuant: What can we learn about grant writing from the Declaration of Independence? @janmasaoka answers – http://ow.ly/ygeY0
  • Yorba Foundation: The new 501(c)(3) and the future of free software in the United States: The IRS’ alarming new view of open source. Gnome
  • Harvard Business Review: There Are Risks in Having the CEO’s Pals on the Board http://s.hbr.org/1m9IRzv
  • Debra Beck: Governing for impact: Asking different strategic questions, gathering different data http://bit.ly/VScPz1 #nonprofit
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund: New blog about #nonprofit mergers & collaborations highlights challenges & opportunities: http://ow.ly/yS8Nc
  • Sandra Feinsmith: Why You Should Be Using Your Accountant for More Than Taxes Entrepreneur
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: The rent is too damn high: Over a dozen #SF #nonprofits move to #Oakland, while others are barely hanging on http://ow.ly/ySZSm
  • Alliance: What’s next for community philanthropy? @globalfundcf http://ow.ly/yTU0I
  • Ashoka: “Don’t be in a hurry – social change is a long game” 5 pros offer advice to young #SocEnts: http://onforb.es/1o27MlP
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Jeff Bradach @BridgespanGroup will speak at this year’s #npinstitute. Read his article “Scaling Impact:” http://ow.ly/yYp9w #nonprofit