Executive Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Director in Hagerstown:
"Current area contacts."
Make sure you have all contacts for this area in all matters that are currently being used.

Executive Director in Tempe:
"Take care of the people."
Remember what was important to you starting out in the workforce. Hire slowly, terminate promptly.

Executive Director in Los Angeles:
"Value of my skills."
Document your achivements.

Executive Director in Sarasota:
"It's the team."
Hire the best people you can find. Help them soar. Give them the tools and the environment they need to do their best. Help your employees succeed and help others succeed outside the office. That is the key to your success.

Executive Director in Lancaster:
"Experience needed to enhance qualifications."
Develop a strong work ethic.

Executive Director in Elizabeth City:
"Daily Leadership."
Articulate precise expectations.

Executive Director in Arlington:
"Check the books very carefully."
Meet your staff, Board and counterparts as soon as you can to build relationships of trust and productive interaction.