Top 9 Priorities for Your First Month as a New Executive Director

Congratulations, you're the new Executive Director of a social-change organization. 

You've taken on a very hard job. One where your learning curve is often public. The hours are long, the priorities seem endless, the work is deeply fulfilling, and you are personally responsible for something that MATTERS. What you do, and more importantly what you don't do during your first month will set the tone for your long-term success. Welcome to the family - this hit-list is for you.