Fundraiser, How Is Your Relationship With Your Supervisor?
The ultimate goal for you is to make your supervisor look good while seeking the praise and confidence of your boss's boss for your performance. If this is secured in a positive, nonthreatening way, the confidence in you by your superior will soar, and you will be on your way to becoming a supervisor, too!
The bottom line is you affect the long-term relationship with your supervisor by your actions and reactions. Make the relationship with your supervisor a positive one.
It is all about how you view the food chain!
Duke has extensive experience as a nonprofit practitioner, author, lecturer and consultant. He has been a contributing author to NonProfit PRO for the last 11 years. He has been a long-standing member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals where he was previously named the AFP Indiana Chapter Fundraising Executive of the Year and has held the CFRE designation for many years.
He received his doctorate degree from West Virginia University with an emphasis in education administration, master's degree from Marshall University with an emphasis in public administration and a bachelor's degree from West Virginia University with an emphasis in marketing/management. He has also completed post graduate work at the University of Louisville.
He is currently executive director of development for The Salvation Army Indiana Division in Indianapolis, IN plus Adjunct Professor for Olivet Nazarene University. Contact Duke at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-224-1029.