Losing Your Executive Director Without Losing Your Way: The Nonprofit's Guide to Executive Turnover

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Losing Your Executive Director Without Losing Your Way is a practical guide for board members and executives who must guide their nonprofits through the difficult transition of replacing the key member of their organization and shows how to make this transition a positive event. The authors Carol Weisman and Richard I. Goldbaum—acclaimed experts on the topic of governance—explain how boards can bridge the gap between executive directors and learn to use the transition period as a strategic opportunity. Using this invaluable resource, board chairs and members will learn what they need to know to recruit and train the new executive director and help the ED take charge of the organization.

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About the author (2004)

Carol Weisman–international speaker, author, trainer, and consultant–is President of Board Builders Inc. She specializes in governance, fundraising, and volunteerism. She is the author of numerous books, including Secrets of Successful Fundraising, which was the first nonprofit-related book to be selected by the Book of the Month Club. She has served on twenty-eight Boards and has been President of seven.
Richard I. Goldbaum is a principal of Transitions In Leadership, LLC, a management consulting firm providing services for planning and implementing leadership and organizational change. He has twenty-five years of experience as an Executive Director of nonprofit organizations and seven years of consulting experience in executive transition management.

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