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You Get What You Tolerate

You Get What You Tolerate

“As a leader, you get what you tolerate.” Susan Scott, Fierce Conversations 60 (2004). Nonprofits often hire slowly and fire slowly. Both can hurt the organization. Hiring slowly may allow the best candidates to get away, since in-demand candidates generally don't...

3 Lessons from a “Messy” Nonprofit Divorce

3 Lessons from a “Messy” Nonprofit Divorce

The Bad Press In August 2018, local news outlets and the Nonprofit Quarterly ran stories about the very public exit of a successful and long-tenured president and CEO of the United Way of Lower Eastern Shore. Underlying the dispute, four of nine staff members had left...

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