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Five Good Ideas about the power of ideas

Join us for an evening of networking and a lively panel discussion to celebrate 500 good ideas. The evening’s panel discussion will provide a behind-the-scenes look at how some of our sector’s leaders come up with ideas, how they can tell when they’ve got a good one, and how to make them stick.

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Five Good Ideas – THE BOOK!

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Five Good Ideas is now available as an audio book. Purchase it here.

Coach House Books has published Five Good Ideas: Practical Strategies for Non-Profit Success. Featuring a collection of the best ideas from our Five Good Ideas sessions, we’re sure that you’ll find the book a handy quick-reference guide.

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Five Good Ideas™: Practical Strategies for Non-Profit Success is the first in a series of books to be published based on the popular lunch-and-learn program of the same name.

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