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From Passion to Execution: How to Start and Grow an Effective Nonprofit Organization by Lyn Scott

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Chapter 1Passion, Possibilities, and Purpose: Gifts of Nonprofit Organizations

“Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

~Margaret Mead, Anthropologist

So you want to make a positive impact in the world? As Margaret Mead said, it has always been a band of individuals that improve the quality of life in our communities, even the world-at-large. The birth of an organization is typically the result of the entrepreneur’s passion. In the case of non-profit organizations, some unfortunately are a consequence of a tragic circumstance or event, for example, Mothers Against Drunk Driving or Susan G. Komen for the Cure. It is my desire that this book will provide readers with ...

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