What Should a Nonprofit Leader Do in Year One?
As the new CEO of a NGO, I remember being flabbergasted when I learned that the required staff vacations were the first two weeks in July and the last two weeks in December. I soon learned that the past CEO had owned a factory and this policy was standard in his factory. For me, as an experienced NGO executive, I could understand a July vacation but December? December is a critical month for NGO’s, as the most important cash collection and fundraising time of the year before