Communicate, lead, recruit, fundraise, possess vision…these are the key ingredients in the workday of the Executive Director. In this episode, we look at ways current Executive Directors can become better in the new year, and, for those thinking about moving into the hot seat, what should you be doing to get there? Our expert guest is Peggy Monson. Her career spans the fields of philanthropic services and development, private wealth management and asset gathering, and nonprofit management, strategic planning, and fundraising. She has served on a variety of Boards and has successfully raised a lot of money as a fundraiser.
In this episode you'll discover:
What is an executive director and what do they do? 01:43
Who hires the executive director? 03:14
What skills are necessary for an executive director to have? 03:51
What is the toughest part of an executive directors job? 05:01
What are the first things a new executive director should do? 08:12
What can you do to motivate your Board? 14:16
What is the relationship between a Board and an executive director? 16:19
What is the one thing executive directors can do better going into next year? 17:36
Coaches Corner Question - "Who is the CEO of a nonprofit?" 22:45
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