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Be Safe, Be True, Be Aware

How do nonprofits safeguard their missions and the integrity of their work? Three leaders speak.   Running a nonprofit is a juggling act. It’s two jobs—or more—in one. You must care for the community you’re serving and the organization you’re leading. You...

Making Better Lives

According to McGowan’s Ethical Leader of the Year, ethics are good for both the bottom line and society. Anything but linear. That’s how Prudential’s chairman and CEO Charles F. Lowrey describes his career, an unexpected path from founding an architecture firm to...

The Art of Partnering

What makes a nonprofit grow like a tech startup? The right partners—and more. Turner House, once a small clinic in Wyandotte County, Kansas, knows a bit about growth. In 2017, the clinic served 5,000 patients in Wyandotte County, Kansas. Five years later, the number...

How to Be Part of Something Bigger

Community foundations often lead projects involving several nonprofits. Here’s what they look for.  Every partnership is unique but here’s one thing that they all share: the belief that working together will jump-start success. Partnering, at its core, is a leap of...

The Landscape They See

Trained in principled leadership, our Fellows face plenty of opportunity—and fraud. In 300 BCE, a sea merchant named Hegestratos secretly planned the world’s first fraud. It involved a shipment of corn. When his crew found out, they rebelled, and he drowned trying to...

What Bill Would Do

Late in the fall of 2019, 10 talented second-year MBA students from 10 top-tier programs across the country tackled the notion of social identity. Working independently from their perches in Philadelphia (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Durham, North...