Most Popular PhilanTopic Posts (September 2016)
October 01, 2016
As we enter the homestretch of another year that has flown by, we have good news and bad news. First the bad: There are still thirty-seven days left in this election cycle. On the good-news front, you all dug into the PhilanTopic archive and surfaced a couple of wonderful items from the past, including a terrific post by Small Change author Michael Edwards (one of three in an excellent series Michael wrote for us) and a sharp review of Fareed Zakaria's In Defense of a Liberal Education by Michael Weston-Murphy. You also liked Stephen Pratt's sensible advice vis-à-vis metrics and measurement, Kris Putnam-Walkerly's exhortation to grantmakers, and Matt's Q&A with Markle Foundation president Zoë Baird. As for that pesky thing called time, I like (but don't always follow) the great Satchel Paige's advice: Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you....
- Valuing What We Can Measure or Measuring What We Value? (Michael Edwards)
- Mind the Gap! Bridging Funder and Grantee Approaches to Measurement (Stephen Pratt)
- [Review] 'In Defense of a Liberal Education' (Michael Weston-Murphy)
- [Review] 'The Fractured Republic: Renewing America’s Social Contract in the Age of Individualism' (Michael Weston-Murphy)
- Get Out There! (Kris Putnam-Walkerly)
- Four Questions Every Nonprofit Marketer Should Ask (Andy Semons)
- Weekend Link Roundup (September 10-11, 2016 (Mitch Nauffts)
- 5 Questions for...Zoë Baird, CEO/President, Markle Foundation (Matt Sinclair)
What did you read/watch/listen to in September that made you pause, made you think, made you hopeful? Feel free to share with our readers in the comments section below. Or drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.