Entries for the 'Administration' Category
By: Ron Haas
A major donor looked the new executive director in the eyes, pointed his finger, and scolded, "Don't ever forget to thank your donors." Wow, that should get your attention. The donor had given a sizeable gift, and unfortunately the former director had neglected to say, "Thanks."
Forget your keys,...
By: Thomas Glessner
In March 2008, the Feminist Majority Foundation, a radical pro-abortion group, announced at its national conference in Washington, D.C., the hiring of a national Coordinator of the Campaign to Expose Fake Clinics who will launch a new national effort to slander and shut down the work of pro-life pre...
By: Laurie Robinson Turnow
My deskwork was interrupted recently when a woman in her thirties asked to see the director. I recognized her as the coordinator of a 'battle of the bands' event where Women's Resource Center had run a concession stand a few months ago. I recalled that 50 teens were in a darkened room, enthralled by...
By: Tom Lothamer
The story is told of a group of visitors to Metropolitan Tabernacle in London. They wanted to meet the great English preacher, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, and see the sanctuary, his office, and the education rooms. Spurgeon himself guided their tour, but they were surprised when he said, "Let me show y...
By: Tom Lothamer
I recently introduced one of my board members this way: "Donna serves on our board and is one my bosses." Everyone laughed, but I immediately became aware of my mistake.
I regularly hear from PCC executive directors who are struggling with the problem of having too many bosses. Individual board mem...