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Transforming Non-Profits from Good to Great

From: With Good Reason
Series: news features
Length: 02:27

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Great non-profits, like great businesses, are built by passionate people

Conductorbaton_small Best-selling business author, Jim Collins, says that non-profits that excel are built by leaders who are passionate and, most often, have been hired from within the organizations. Drawing on interviews with Jim Collins, Fellow at the Batten Institute at the University of Virginia, and Peppi Linden, Executive Director of the Virginia Discovery Museum in Charlottesville, host Nancy King explores the essential elements of non-profit leadership.

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Best-selling business author, Jim Collins, says that non-profits that excel are built by leaders who are passionate and, most often, have been hired from within the organizations. Drawing on interviews with Jim Collins, Fellow at the Batten Institute at the University of Virginia, and Peppi Linden, Executive Director of the Virginia Discovery Museum in Charlottesville, host Nancy King explores the essential elements of non-profit leadership.

Broadcast History

Broadcast on 10 NPR stations in Virginia and Washington, DC the week of June 14 through 20, 2008.

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http://www.withgoodreasonradio.org