Leading in the nonprofit sector has its own set of unique challenges. Aside from the need to secure funding, nonprofit leaders need to know how to accept help. They also run team missions on impossible budgets and balance innovation with production to meet organizational goals. With too many pressing priorities, and with the work of nonprofits of vital importance to communities, nonprofit leaders too often burn out. So, how can organizations support them in their executive roles?
The role of coaching for nonprofit leaders
Nonprofit executives need support. With a high rate of executive burnout driven by passion and vision, there may be a gap in knowledge or skills causing stress levels. Coaching that supports nonprofit leaders can help reduce the overall stress of the job. There are so many benefits coaching can offer. Here are a few: