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Coaching as a Capacity-Building Tool

How can coaching change leaders, organizations and movements?

Coaching expert Bill Ryan talks about the exciting potential of coaching for social change in this NPQ interview.

At its core, what is coaching? And how can it change leaders, organizations and movements?

Coaching is being used both in the private and public sectors to help leaders identify goals and obstacles, and take their organizations to the next level. Bill Ryan, author of an independent report on the Flexible Leadership Awards program, talks with the Nonprofit Quarterly about the value, impact and challenges of coaching for nonprofits. NPQ asks: Is coaching just the latest fad or an existing practice renamed . . . or is it an exciting new idea to integrate into our talent development practices?