The Cure for Executive Loneliness

The Cure for Executive Loneliness

“Being a nonprofit executive is the loneliest job in the world.” I hear this phrase often as I talk with CEOs and Executive Directors. It’s a common refrain. Recently an ED told me, “I hear people say this is a lonely job, but I don’t feel that way at all!” I think...
Do You Have Grit?

Do You Have Grit?

I feel like I’m hearing a lot about Grit these days. My wife had a workplace retreat recently with a guest speaker talking about how we need Grit. It is a theme at one of my children’s schools this year. I’m hearing about it on podcasts I listen to. I heard it used to...