Monthly Archives: February 2009

Learning Science in Informal Environments: People, Places, and Pursuits, a new publication from the National Academies Press, makes it abundantly clear that both adults and children can learn from the informal looking, listening, and manipulating that they do as they … Continue reading

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We all know that donors are increasingly besieged by requests for gifts in these difficult economic times. How do donors decide to whom to give? How can nonprofits show that they are worthy of receiving precious philanthropic dollars? How can … Continue reading

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Corporations – both for profit and nonprofit – are looking for budget line items they can reduce during the economic crisis. Often, one of the discretionary items they consider is advertising. According to an article that appeared in the November … Continue reading

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We are currently working closely with clients to incorporate the current financial realities into planning, management, and marketing strategies, helping them navigate through these difficult times. Lots of other folks in our business are offering advice these days about how … Continue reading

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In a previous issue of OOM, Dr. Dennie Wolf drew our attention to three books that raise “important questions about the role that arts and cultural organizations could play in breaking down the stubborn correlation between a young person’s wealth…and … Continue reading

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The pilot and crew of the plane that landed in the Hudson River last month have been appropriately recognized as heroes, for the skill and experience they employed to save the lives of everyone on board. The passengers, as well … Continue reading

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Do you have a “land line” for your telephone service? Or do you only have cellular service? Personally, I would never give up my “land line” (and I was upset when we were forced to “go digital” with that line … Continue reading

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Just yesterday one of my clients sent me a copy of an interesting paper Fostering the Creative City, written by Carol Coletta. She is the CEO of an organization called CEOs for Cities, a national network of urban leaders dedicated … Continue reading

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