Your Executive Director Is Not a Cactus

In a recent survey, 30% of departing executive directors reported that they were leaving because of their boards of directors.  Do boards have a big part to play in the recent leadership turnover that’s happening across the country?  Sounds like it!  Sometimes boards forget that their CEOs are human beings with feelings and needs and children at home and bills to pay.  How can boards better support their nonprofit leaders?  How can boards set up their new executive directors for success?  In this revealing conversation with Olliette Murry-Drobot of 02 Strategic Partners and Meg Crosby of PeopleCap Advisors, we’ll look at ways that boards can keep their executive directors fed, watered, and happy!