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In-kind donations

The McKinsey Quarterly: In-kind donations for nonprofits Here’s a rather interesting article about in-kind donations written by a publication that is primarily business-oriented. It has a useful model of the process of developing an in-kind donations approach. It also mentions the ACS.

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Keeping up

Another week, another conference (in Boston) about the offshoring crisis in IT and what to do about it. The interesting nuance to this one is the admonition to IT professionals to invest in training whether they are unemployed or employed and to be ready to shift careers. So the admonitions that started a couple of decades ago about “lifelong learning” ...

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Financing future health care

The earlier post, “At what price?”, raised an interesting issue about the cost of cancer therapies that extend life at significant financial and social cost. It echoes a view expressed recently in an article entitled, “Aging Gracelessly: Can the US devise a rational economic model for health care?” It appeared in Acumen: Journal of the Life Sciences.

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Blatant appeal

On Sunday mornings my wife and I like to watch the Food Network, an all-cooking cable channel. It seems like all programs start the same way: “Take a pound of butter…” There is one extraordinary exception: “Cooking Thin” by Kathleen Daelemans. This lady could be taking her script from the ACS nutrition and exercise guidelines. This isn’t just someone in ...

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