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Episode 123

The Makings of a Nonprofit CEO: Pursuing a Director-Level Job. A Conversation with Executive Search Consultant Kevin Chase

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Episode 123

The Makings of a Nonprofit CEO: Pursuing a Director-Level Job. A Conversation with Executive Search Consultant Kevin Chase

Listen on  iTunes    Android     Stitcher  Libsyn

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Instead of trying to become this unicorn with all skills imaginable, be real. Have the maturity to build a team to fill in the gaps.

Guess who’s back… back again! Executive Search Consultant Kevin Chase returns to our podcast for a two-part episode. In part one, Kevin walks us through how to better position yourself for an executive-level job. A tip: Start by building your skills and investing in your professional (and personal) development.

*****Timestamped Highlights*****

(3:51) Gale Goodheart wants to save the world, but how, Kevin?
(6:21) There’s no such thing as a unicorn (exec), so stop hunting!
(8:51) How Kevin once got world class marketing support for an organization
(12:23) The 85/15 Rule – Balancing the Now and Next
(15:00) The resources you need to build your skills are closer than you think
(18:29) Aiming closer to home: The approach to a prospective mentor

Anyone can be your mentor, but aim close to home. Have a mentor with whom you have had repeated exposure, someone you have known.

Links:

Kevin’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kevinscakesla/?hl=en
Kevin’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-chase-8a9a23/
Kevin’s Firm, Kevin Chase Executive Search Group: www.kevinchasesearch.com
See Kevin’s current searches: http://kevinchasesearch.com/current-searches/
Kevin’s Appearance on Season 1, Episode 2 of Nailedit! : www.netflix.com

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