Executive Director Advice

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

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.

Executive Director in Troy:
"People Skills Essential."
Ask lots of questions and stay open minded. Polish up and strengthen your people and inter - relations skills.

Executive Director in Laconia:
"Yearly schedule."
Follow and update a yearly schedule.

Executive Director in Gary:
"The challenge of recruiting and retaining a solid team."
Have a very rigorous recruiting and screening process.