Executive Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Executive Director?

Executive Director in San Mateo:
"I was hired from a sales rep position. It has been a constie."
Treat people as you would like to be treated.

Executive Director in Warren:
"Practical Applications of a Music Degree."
Be passionate about the music education mission of the organization.

Executive Director in Staten Island:
"Funding."
The constant need for funding to maintain the upkeep of the everyday operations as well as salaries.

Executive Director in Seattle:
"Learn more about communication and emotional intelligence."
Communication including emotional intelligence is the least taught thing in business school.

Executive Director in Independence:
"Time consuming job."
Pros: Seeing the outcome.
Cons: The slow pace of progress.

Executive Director in New Orleans:
"Very Stressful."
Have realistic expectations of what a staff member will and won't do to earn a paycheck.

Executive Director in Claremont:
"Keep Learning New Technical Skills."
Find the time during or after hours to really dive in and increase your technical skills.