Tag Archive: fundraising

Jan 18

” I Don’t Want to Do Sales”

Over the years, I have come across senior military leaders in transition unsure about which career path to pursue next; the one certainty many seem to share is an almost visceral aversion to “doing sales or business development.” Everyone can appreciate the stereotypes of the used car salesman or other “aggressive” vendors we have encountered who …

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Jul 27

Retired Naval Officer Sees Nonprofit Sector as Great Fit

As senior leaders approach transition out of military service, they often consider options simply as a choice between a government job or a position within the private sector. T.D. Smyers retired from the Navy and, after a brief period of time as an independent consultant, decided to take a different path and accept a position as CEO …

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