Coming Together

Nonprofit executives are forming support groups to improve their career skills and battle isolation on the job

A year ago, Ruth Ann Binder was struggling with her board of directors, worried about budget shortfalls, uncertain about her organization's future, and, for the first time in her life, suffering from insomnia.

Now, she says, her organization, Rebuilding Together San Francisco, which renovates homes for low-income families, is strong, stable, and financially secure.