The Executive Director's Guide to Thriving as a Nonprofit Leader (The Jossey–Bass Nonprofit Guidebook Series)

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As the position of nonprofit ED becomes more demanding, there is a need for an up-to-date resource. This revised edition of the best-selling book is filled with management advice for succeeding as an executive director. This new edition includes thoroughly updated information and new content., It covers topics on timely issues and practical strategies including: Avoiding Burnout, Accountability, Professional Networking, Financial Literacy, Measuring Effectiveness, and much more. Ideal for ED s and board members, the book also includes new cases and stories from the field and practical tips sidebars.

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"How would I describe this book? Practical. Helpful. Encouraging. Realistic. Thought–provoking. Accessible. Focused. Honest. Refreshing. Should be on every nonprofit leader′s desk."
Barry Z. Posner, Dean and Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University and coauthor of The Leadership Challenge

"This guide is an easy read for busy nonprofit leaders and it is full of everyday wisdom and practical insight for both new and seasoned Executive Directors. The content reflects the real world and acknowledges the complexity of the Executive Director′s role in a very user–friendly way that reassures you that you are not alone in dealing with the challenges inherent in the Executive Director role."
Molly Polidoroff, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Nonprofits

"In this new age of nonprofit management, Executive Directors are getting over their fantasies and past their fears, crafting change–the–world ideas and executing them every day. Mim and Margaret now provide real life, real time help in coaching and guiding Executive Directors from survival to success. I can′t think of a more important contribution in today′s drive to strengthen the sector."
Roni Posner, Executive Director, The Alliance For Nonprofit Management

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Praise for the Second Edition of The Executive Director'sGuide to Thriving as a Nonprofit Leader

"This book is a gift for nonprofit leaders in all stages oftheir careers. With clarity and profound simplicity, it dissectsthe otherwise overwhelming role of the nonprofit executive directorinto understandable components that can then be made workable (andeven fulfilling!). It is a highly readable and practical road mapfor success."
--Molly Polidoroff, executive director, Center forExcellence in Nonprofits

"The Executive Director's Guide to Thriving as a NonprofitLeader not only clearly and concisely identifies the mostcritical issues of nonprofit leadership, but it also provides theresources and answers to those challenges. It will be requiredreading for both the most seasoned executive as well as theemerging leader."
--Bill Coy, director of leadership practice, La PianaConsulting

"I provide The Executive Director's Guide to Thriving as aNonprofit Leader to all new executive directors placed by myfirm. They find it to be a great resource during their orientationto a new organization, new people, and new challenges, and itcontinues to be a support as issues come up in their work over theyears. It's comprehensive and sensible, and the authors' greatknowledge and respect for nonprofit executives shinethrough."
--Susan Egmont, consultant, Egmont Associates

Praise for the Previous Edition

"How would I describe this book? Practical. Helpful.Encouraging. Realistic. Thought-provoking. Accessible. Focused.Honest. Refreshing. It should be on every nonprofit leader'sdesk."
--Barry Z. Posner, former dean and professor ofleadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, andcoauthor, The Leadership Challenge

"In this new age of nonprofit management, executive directorsare getting over their fantasies and past their fears, craftingchange-the-world ideas and executing them every day. Mim andMargaret now provide real-life, real-time help in coaching andguiding executive directors from survival to success. I can't thinkof a more important contribution in today's drive to strengthen thesector."
--Roni Posner, former executive director, The Alliancefor Nonprofit Management

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