The Making of An Executive Director

by | Oct 12, 2022

In most industries, you work your way up through the ranks, learning from those who came before you. But in nonprofits, it doesn’t always work that way. A founder can often find themselves sitting in the Executive Director’s chair without any prior management experience, or even an idea of how the organization needs to run.

And that’s the experience that Miki Reynolds had when she took over the reins of her organization, Grid 10.

After a career in supporting roles, she suddenly found herself in charge of the show. And had to overcome battles with imposter syndrome, financial mindset, learning to ask for help, and more.

Her story covers many of the common struggles that Executive Directors face, and in this episode, she’ll walk you through how she overcame her biggest obstacles so you can learn from her experience.

Miki is the Executive Director and founding member of Grid110, an organization that provides entrepreneurs with access to community mentors and critical resources through no cost equity programs.

Join her for a wide-ranging conversation and practical approaches to problems you may be facing today.

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