Starting a new job is always an exhilarating experience, and in becoming a nonprofit director, you have the power to affect real, lasting change. Whether you are replacing a former executive director or starting your own organization, it is important that your orientation occurs as part of a larger transitional plan. Because the executive director takes the lead in establishing an organization’s climate, work, and processes, assuming control can impact staff morale, board member engagement, and the perception of funders and clients.
Self-assessment is a great way to prepare yourself to lead an organization.
As you prepare to take on your role as Executive Director, try this Self Assessment activity to determine your strengths and weaknesses as a leader.
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