1. Find and develop a mentor relationship.
The structure of mentorships varies widely: Mentorships can be formal or informal, of a short, fixed duration or open-ended. Mentorship could simply be a casual arrangement—monthly lunches or a phone call every few months—initiated by an individual in a new position who occasionally seeks out a more experienced colleague’s [...]
Mentorships Build Tomorrow’s Nonprofit Leaders
By Mark McCurdy and Molly Zeff
With three out of four nonprofit executives expected to leave their jobs during the next five years, mentorship programs provide an effective tool to help fill the leadership vacuum by ensuring that future top-level executives are better prepared to take over.
Mentors are guides who provide advice [...]