Posts Categorized: The Portland Ten

The Nonprofit Dinner Salon: A Secret Sauce to Success

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Last month in my blog, “Back to Basics: The Dinner Salon Makes a Resurgence in Social Change Communications Circles,” I shared the story of our dinner salon series for Oregon’s leading social changemakers, The Portland Ten. As I mentioned, the event has been successful for us. I wrote: “We’ve heard stories from attendees from our first

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Back to Basics: The Dinner Salon Makes a Resurgence in Social Change Communications Circles

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In the Beginning… They Held Salons Four thousand years ago when I attended Journalism School at the University of Kansas (Rock chalk, jayhawk), professors were still talking about a once commonly employed communications tactic called the “salon.” A salon is, generally speaking, a gathering of great minds to generate inspirational and/or important conversation. With their

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