Stop being nice. Sometimes, you need to be irritatingly right!

Nonprofits are filled with optimistic and wonderfully generous people. The world undoubtedly needs lots of these folks. This is all well and good when all is calm, and your organization happily continues to thrive. But what happens when you encounter tough times?

Uber wants to be Amazon. Should a nonprofit want the same thing?

Do you remember the children’s car game, Mad Libs? We want all you social entrepreneurs, you leaders of nonprofits, you do-gooders to play. Fill in the blanks in the essay below. Be serious but have some fun. And, no fighting in the back seat!