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My top 7 matters for nonprofit leaders to consider

Over the past 20 years, I’ve worked in the nonprofit arts, culture and education sector in a variety of roles at different times as a staff leader, executive director, as a consultant, and as a volunteer board member. I’ve learned that it takes an incredible amount of work of many dedicated people to make a nonprofit organization function well and meet the needs of its mission. It is not easy. Some will say that nonprofits are “messy” by nature. 

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Medal of Honor recipient joins ordinary people doing extraordinary things

I had the pleasure of attending the Rotary Club District 7450 Conference this past Saturday at the Springfield Country Club with a few hundred members. In keeping with this year's theme, "Be the inspiration," many inspirational speakers presented including 30 year-old Dakota Meyer, Medal of Honor Recipient and Author of the New York Times Best Seller, Into the Fire. Sergeant Meyer, who received his Medal from President Barack Obama, gave account of the extraordinary battle in Afghanistan where he helped his fallen Marine comrades.

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