Resources for Leadership Coaching

Leadership styles can vary greatly depending on personal values, characteristics and preferences. At some point, non-profit leaders should evaluate their personal leadership style and reflect on how their style impacts their organization.

Leadership styles can vary greatly depending on personal values, characteristics and preferences. At some point, non-profit leaders should evaluate their personal leadership style and reflect on how their style impacts their organization.

Our resources on leadership are designed to help senior and executive staff build stronger non-profits in myriad ways – from hiring and motivating staff to creating a culture of inquiry. While many articles provide practical advice for improving skills in areas like financial management and technology use, others explore the very essence of what it means to provide leadership in the non-profit sector.

External Resources

  • CompassPoint. Daring to Lead 2006.
    A study of executive leadership in the nonprofit sector, focusing on factors that influence both success and burn-out on the job

  • The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute
    The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute strengthens and inspires the leadership of the social sector and their partners in business and government by connecting the public, private and social sectors with curated resources and relationships to serve, evolve and lead together

  • Nonprofit Network
    Serving Jackson, Michigan nonprofits, the Nonprofit Network provides resources, consulting, and training to improvement nonprofit governance and management

  • Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace. Leading to Choices: A Leadership Training Handbook for Women.
    A participatory approach to leadership that focuses on communication and the empowerment of women; chapters provide a usable framework of workshop sessions that can be adapted according to the reader’s needs

Resources on Emerging Leaders

Workshops

  • Interactive Institute for Social Change (IISC)
    Provides workshops on facilitative leadership, coaching, community building for grassroots leaders, civic leadership and training for new managers

Publications

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