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mOp-Ed: Leveraging Addiction to Attack Freedom

Facebook and other social media platforms sell their ability to direct our eyes to content. These platforms have been accused ...
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mOp-Ed: Reporting from a Protest March in Memory of George Floyd

For the past two weeks, there have been numerous reports claiming the protests surrounding George Floyd's death are perpetrating more ...
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mOp-Ed: Standing Together

I was speaking yesterday with a 27 year veteran of the San Francisco Police Department working on the front lines ...
mOp-Ed: COVID-19 News from Nonprofit Country

mOp-Ed: COVID-19 News from Nonprofit Country

Various nonprofit sectors have experienced a range of impacts. Conferences and group meetings are being delayed or cancelled. Nonprofits that ...
mOp-Ed: Museum Directors - The Manager vs the Art Historian

mOp-Ed: Museum Directors – The Manager vs the Art Historian

Should art historical or management credentials drive Board decision making? ...
mOp-Ed: Become an Advocate for Foster Children in Need and Stop Further Abuse 

mOp-Ed: Become an Advocate for Foster Children in Need and Stop Further Abuse 

Guest Writer Keri Vellis, President and Founder of Keri’s Kids, discusses the current state of the foster care system and ...
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mOp-Ed: Salary Surveys Mislead

Salary survey data should come with use instructions and disclaimers, because they set incorrectly low expectations on compensation required to retain ...
mOp-Ed: The Issue of Storage and Showcasing in the Modern Art World

mOp-Ed: The Issue of Storage and Showcasing in the Modern Art World

Museums are experiencing a quiet, under-the-radar crisis. On the one hand, there are increasing cold-storage costs required to preserve sensitive ...
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mOp-Ed:  In Memoriam – George H.W. Bush (1924 – 2018)

George H.W. Bush was born on June 12, 1924 and died on November 30, 2018.   ...
mOp-Ed:  Cancer Survivors and Gaps in Supportive Care: A Growing Crisis

mOp-Ed:  Cancer Survivors and Gaps in Supportive Care: A Growing Crisis

Guest writer Robert Tufel, Executive Director of Cancer CAREpoint, explains the importance of increasing supportive care for cancer patients after ...
mOp-Ed:  Avoid Distractions and Change the World

mOp-Ed:  Avoid Distractions and Change the World

Guest writer Jack McCurley, Chief Advancement Officer at Liberty Hill Foundation, explains why avoiding multitasking can bring a greater focus ...
mOp-Ed: 10 Tips for Nonprofit Festival and Annual Event Success

mOp-Ed: 10 Tips for Nonprofit Festival and Annual Event Success

Guest writer, Christian Gaines shares useful tips for growing a nascent event- and mission-driven nonprofit into a robust year-round advocacy ...
mOp-Ed: The Chair's Role in Managing the CEO/ED Search Endgame

mOp-Ed: The Chair’s Role in Managing the CEO/ED Search Endgame

Sometimes in the latter stages of a CEO search (or other major transition), a nonprofit will experience leading indicators of ...
mOp-Ed:  A Case for UNIVERSAL, SINGLE PAYOR Medical Insurance 

mOp-Ed:  A Case for UNIVERSAL, SINGLE PAYOR Medical Insurance 

Guest writer, Peter Rogers makes a case for universal, single payor medical insurance ...
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mOp-Ed: Earned Income and the Operating Culture of Nonprofits

Some of our recent work has highlighted for us the difficult path that certain nonprofit leaders tread when attempting to ...
mOp-Ed: Private Funding to End Return Visits to Jail

mOp-Ed: Private Funding to End Return Visits to Jail

PBS News Hour recently aired an interesting piece on a social impact bet Goldman Sachs placed on a New York City ...
mOp-Ed: Hotels - Solution to Homelessness… or Part of the Problem?

mOp-Ed: Hotels – Solution to Homelessness… or Part of the Problem?

Sometimes in the latter stages of a CEO search (or other major transition), a nonprofit will experience leading indicators of ...
mOp-Ed: Obamacare’s Website: IT Lessons for Nonprofits

mOp-Ed: Obamacare’s Website: IT Lessons for Nonprofits

Prognostications of dueling partisans and media pundits notwithstanding, the Obamacare website debacle is less than a death knell but more ...
mOp-Ed:  Art or Soup? 

mOp-Ed:  Art or Soup? 

Is it art when one person conceives, others plan and still others execute?   ...
mOp-Ed: Shutdown

mOp-Ed: Shutdown

Technology continues to change our lives, and a surprising portion of this tech originates through contributions by individuals, collaborations and research efforts that receive little ...
mOp-Ed: Technology, Patents and Social Good

mOp-Ed: Technology, Patents and Social Good

Technology continues to change our lives, and a surprising portion of this tech originates through contributions by individuals, collaborations and research efforts that receive little ...
mOp-Ed: Guns

mOp-Ed: Guns

In 2013, there were 73,505 nonfatal firearm injuries … and 33,636 deaths due to ‘injury by firearms’… These deaths included ...
mOp-Ed: Should Foundations Measure ROI on Philanthropic Investment?

mOp-Ed: Should Foundations Measure ROI on Philanthropic Investment?

m/Oppenheim has managed a vast array of executive searches for foundations and other organizations where assessment, evaluation and ROI metrics ...
mOp-Ed: How to Block Change

mOp-Ed: How to Block Change

Great nonprofits propose, listen, debate and decide...and then they assess, adjust and act again.  ...