Principles for Executive Directors

Posted by Stephen Lemire on November 3, 2011 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (2)
Nonprofit executive directors have access to vast amounts of peer support groups and on-line resources where they can ask questions of colleagues and share best p...
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Micromanagement is a 4-Letter Word

Posted by Stephen Lemire on October 6, 2011 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

In a small staff association or community nonprofit the executive director, more times than not, is a specialist. What’s unique about the executive director’s role is that the specialty is being a generalist. The executive director, as CEO, can fill the roles of development officer, marketing and communications manager, event coordinator, and many others depending on the size of the organization.

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Many Adult Students Need Learn but One Lesson

Posted by Stephen Lemire on September 23, 2011 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

During the past twenty-five years, it has been my privilege to teach dozens of incredibly talented and motivated adult learners. I have been a Senior Faculty member at Cambridge (MA) College, an adjunct faculty at the University of Massachusetts Lowell & Boston, and a faculty member at Rivier College in Nashua, NH.

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When "In the Red" is a Good Thing

Posted by Stephen Lemire on September 15, 2011 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (2)

I’m launching this website’s blog by introducing a paradoxical business term. A nonprofit management consultant in favor of being in debt you ask? Never! Instead, allow me to introduce a new definition of the term, one which includes an upper case ‘R’, to mean “in the know” (discriminate, perceptive).

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