by Sharon Danosky
In the wake of COVID-19, many nonprofits are experiencing a transition of leadership. Some executive directors are retiring; others are pursuing different interests. Whatever the reason a leader is leaving, these transitions can be tricky, especially at a time when there is so much uncertainty.
They can also offer unique opportunities. It is so critical to plan for this transition carefully.
What not to do is panic and immediately list the position.
The right way to approach a transition is to take a deep breath and decide what is required to lead the organization through this tumultuous time and emerge with a stronger organization, well prepared to deliver your mission.
With all the changes that have transpired – in the world and in your organization – your organization may have evolved into something different than it was pre COVID-19. That’s why a leadership transition is the perfect time to take stock. [Read more…]