Mar 13, 2019 • 21M

Giving Effectively More Difficult Than Getting, Expert Says - #1083

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Devin Thorpe
Some of the world's great changemakers join host Devin Thorpe to share leadership lessons you can use to increase your impact.
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Never miss another interview! Join Devin here: One of the world’s leading experts on philanthropy, Phil Buchanan, president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy and author of the book Giving Done Right, joined me to share insights about philanthropy. His fundamental premise is that giving effectively is more difficult than getting money for most philanthropists. He first notes that while the nonprofit sector is much maligned--perhaps because there are still problems in the world--it’s work is both important and generally effective. Philanthropy is different from investing--in many ways more difficult--and requires a unique set of skills. He also argues that nonprofits must by their nature collaborate rather than compete. Tune in to watch the entire interview in the video player at the top of this article. Click the following link to learn my insider secrets to media publicity for social impact: