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LLC Webinar Series: Coaching as a Leadership Development Strategy (CompassPoint)

Presenter: Michelle Gislason, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services

Topic: Coaching as a Leadership Development Strategy

Date: Wednesday, December 14th 11:00AM-12:00 Noon PST (2:00PM-3:00PM EST)

Leadership development is on the forefront of grantmaker and capacity builders' minds, particularly as organizations navigate the current realities they face. This interactive session explores coaching as a leadership development strategy. CompassPoint shares what they have learned about how coaching can help nonprofit leaders succeed along with highlights from the Coaching and Philanthropy Project and their own work incorporating coaching into several leadership development programs. Specific topics include:

  • Examining the impact coaching has on nonprofit leaders and their organizations and how consultants or MSOs might support leaders in this way.
  • Discussing the difference between coaching, consulting, and training.
  • Exploring the various types of coaching that can be used in capacity building interventions.

Here are several resources mentioned in the Webinar:

This provides several toolkits and action guides:

This video talks about the power of coaching:

This is a book called, "Understanding Whiteness/Unraveling Racism" by Judy Helfand and Laurie Lippin:



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