In a recent conversation with a representative of a funding organization that is changing its direction (not uncommon these days), we discussed our mystification at nonprofits’ failure to embrace succession planning. To be honest, it continues to baffle me.
Why would an executive director, leaving on positive terms,
want to put the organization at risk simply because s/he is moving on? And, why would a board want to be rudderless
at a most vulnerable time for the organization, when it could easily have been
totally prepared and in Read more