Proposed approach for Intentional Governance: An explicit desire to improve governance is voiced and appears to have majority support. A conscious decision is made, at least on first steps. A committee or working group is formed with an assigned purpose of recommending enhancements. A work plan emerges after deliberate discussion of the nature of desired change.
In 2018, Stephen Nill invited me to publish on CharityChannel my most recent experience where I stepped in as the interim executive. I did that in my article, You Are Now the Interim Executive. Now What?, also published as the most recent blog post before this one. In this article, I switch perspectives. I address … Read more You Just Hired an Interim Executive Director. Now What?
Stephen Nill invited me to share my most recent experience where I stepped in as the interim executive and successfully led the nonprofit organization to a healthy place, ready for its next full-time executive director. I’ll do that and go further – I’ll give you the benefit of my experience by talking about the questions … Read more You Are Now the Interim Executive. Now What?
We can better achieve organizational sustainability with a common understanding within each organization. That would ensure our efforts and resources can be aligned towards the same type of sustainability. Otherwise, they may be scattered or even at odds. Last year I joined the board of a land trust. I’ve working with and in many kinds … Read more Does Sustainability Mean Forever?
If you are the best option for the organization, you can be its saviour. You might be the one who can save a not-for-profit important to your community, AND get amazing satisfaction from your accomplishments in a short time. If you’ve been approached to consider stepping into a not-for-profit as CEO or Executive Director for … Read more Are you considering an Interim Executive Opportunity?