Executive directors routinely ask me how to know when it is time to leave. I wish board members asked me that same question: how do they know when it is time for the executive director to leave?
It isn’t that I don’t think the first question is an important one for every executive director to ask him/herself regularly. Though the essence of my answer has not changed over time, the order in which I deliver my responses has.
The first part is this: it is time to Read more