Strategic thinking in your ED search

Is your nonprofit facing a search for a new executive director? Knowing when to bring in outside help is important. RMA is much more likely to be hired by nonprofits who have struggled with this critical recruitment in the past, otherwise they might think it was simple and try to go it alone. Whether you […]

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The transition of a new executive

Is the New Year bringing a new executive to your nonprofit? Do not assume this critical transition will simply happen naturally. According to the organizational consulting firm, Performance Partners: It takes a minimum of six months before most new executives begin to create more value than the cost of getting up to speed; 40% of […]

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Measuring emotional intelligence

This week’s TIP is based on a terrific recent article on Huffington Post, edited here for length and with a few of our own observations. Daniel Goleman is a familiar voice to us from many great pieces in Harvard Business Review. What makes some people more successful in work and life than others? IQ and […]

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Why introverts make great leaders

Need someone in your organization who can make bold decisions, inspire others, and communicate effectively? Hire a quiet, reserved person. Yes, there is a growing tide of research that introverted people can make really great leaders. This idea, explored in Forbes magazine back in 2009, covered more recently on Time.com and the subject of several […]

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