August 8, 2019

How to Put Out Your Fires Long-Term!

Who knew when you became a nonprofit leader so much of your work would involve putting out fires? Instead, imagine, spending more of your time investing where you see a big payout. This includes working with major donors, seeking planned gifts, starting new endeavors,  and fixing cranky processes. Listen up to this counter-intuitive approach to nonprofit firefighting.

Chapters of How to Put Out Nonprofit Fires Long-Term

00:00 What’s on fire?

00:30 The challenge with fires?

00:38 What if things were different?

01:10 Leading with vision, not fear

01:39 Practical fire prevention

01:41 Daily prevention

02:12 What happens without accountability?

For more answers, check out this Nonprofit  CEO Library.

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Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis provides customized advising and coaching around nonprofit strategy and board development. People leaders hire her to bring clarity to sticky situations, break through barriers that seem insurmountable, and align people for better futures. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.


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