Giving Is Not Like Investing

| March 19, 2019

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This post, which originally appeared on Giving Compass, is excerpted and adapted from Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count, the forthcoming book from CEP President Phil Buchanan, to be published April 16 by Public Affairs/Hachette. I remember sitting in a second-year elective course as an MBA student at Harvard Business.

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