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Tip #1: Remember that people give to people.
A lack of information often requires executive directors to be flexible, resourceful, and innovative during the first three to six months on the job.
There are a lot of misconceptions around what it takes to really succeed as a leader of a nonprofit.
During my fellowship, the executive director served as my mentor. Yet in the 12 years since I had that position, I never had the same mentoring experience again with a senior level staff person.