Expect constant day-to-day decision-making.
You’ll encounter a slew of unknowns; interviews never cover everything.
Embrace the work it takes. You’re not doing it wrong if it’s you’re not done by five.
Being a new CEO is like raising a child—the first year is tough. In the second year, you get into the flow.
If possible, take a vacation before you start.
Karen Eber Davis Consulting guides executive directors and CEOs to generate the resources, boards, and support they need to make remarkable progress on their missions. As the award-winning thought-leader, advisor, and founding principal of Karen Eber Davis Consulting, Karen helps nonprofit leaders get answers, generate revenue, and grow their mission. Davis is known for her innovation and practicality based on her work with or visits to over 1,000 nonprofit organizations and her experience leading board and team events. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.