A breakthrough approach to leadership development is rapped around an intriguing true story of one of the nation’s most respected philanthropy authorities. Author Curt Weeden record 50 thought-provoking “life lessons” over a six-decade career punctuated by encounters with U.S. presidents, prominent business and nonprofit leaders, foreign intelligence agents, thugs, and criminals. Weeden challenged 200 nonprofit and business executives to review and rank his compelling list of principles and practices. That process unveiled a new way to identify and develop organizational leaders.
|Publisher:||Business & Nonprofit Strategies, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Weeden founded the Georgetown University New Strategies Program-the widely recognized national initiative that provides nonprofit executives with new ways to generate revenue for their organizations. Over 1,000 nonprofit executives have been through New Strategies, making it one of the most influential advanced management offerings of its kind. Weeden launched the program in 2011.
Weeden is the author of several books including Smart Giving Is Good Business (Wiley) and Corporate Social Investing (Berrett-Koehler with introductions by the late Paul Newman and investment guru Peter Lynch). One of his two novels (Book of Nathan-Oceanview Publishing) was an American Library Association selection.
Weeden is also president of Business & Nonprofit Strategies, Inc., a consulting group providing management guidance to some of the nation's largest corporations and not-for-profit organizations. He founded and served as chief executive of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), the national association representing corporate contributions, community relations and employee volunteer managers from over 220 companies. Member companies are responsible for much of the nation's corporate cash and product contributions.
Weeden served as vice president for Johnson & Johnson and managed that corporation's $150 million contributions program. Before joining J&J, he headed a consulting firm that provided external relations and merger/acquisition services to several of the nation's largest businesses including Bank of America, General Motors, Merck, Novartis, Xerox and numerous other businesses.
Georgetown University Professor and Former AARP Chief Executive