Executive Director - What Does It Mean For small to medium-sized organizations, the executive director is expected to do almost anything -? All! Preparing a newsletter for financial management, With huge. How can a man possibly do it all? That may be. But ... is it necessary? You can manage an ED CareerHow manage their careers and get everything done? Priority. What priority would you have? Does the organization? If yes, then you are going down the wrong career path.Your about you. Having a career is not about "work". It is not without reason called career development. The key word here is "progress". What it takes to do the best, long-term career for yourself? "I have so much to do. How can I fit in there too career development? "This has been the downfall of most new executive director or younger. So they are engrossed in their work, they forget about themselves. They use words like "special", "committed", "integrity", "do the best possible job", "I believe what we do" and so on.
As soon as I heard words like these, I knew they were heading into saturation and worse.If have an MBA, what are you doing to answer the phone or do Bookkeeping? Is that what good management is about? Why do you work so hard and spend all that money to get an MBA and work stopped doing even that volunteers can do? How planning to go? How do you build partnerships? How do you use the knowledge you gained in your grade? Why did you get a degree in the first place if you are going to put yourself in this position? Non-Profit reasons ExistFirst and foremost, a non-profit organization business.
The difference between profit and non-profit companies that produce products or services provided in the sectors of our society that most people is not considered to be a practical business model. In other words, they can not make money at it as helping the poor, animals Salvage, housing families with sick children, etc. However, this does not mean that the non-profit can not make a profit. Many factors do.The is what draws people to the company. They believe in what the organization is trying to do.When an individual becomes an employee of a non-profit, the heart can take over and that's where the problem begins.What Can Do? I wrote a book to help ne eds get better path than to fall into their sword for the good of the organization. With more rational way to work. The book on Amazon and called, "The Savvy Executive Director".