How does the leader of a social sector enterprise negotiate the urgent and sometimes conflicting expectations of her or his constituents?
If you’re a leader in the nonprofit arena, you know that the position of Board Chair, CEO or Executive Director involves making difficult decisions under pressure. You negotiate the interests of the governing board, staff, funding sources and other external stakeholders. You may deal with complex HR issues with staff, and dysfunction on the board. Where do you go for counsel when you need help sorting through issues that you can’t discuss with the internal team? We understand the issues and hold to the highest standards of confidentiality in coaching leaders through the challenges inherent in leading nonprofits.
PUBLIC HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES SECTOR
If you’re in a senior management position in in the public health and human services sector you’ve probably arrived there because you learned to balance the importance of leading, on the one hand, with the expectation to manage, on the other. Conforming to the policies, regulatory requirements and rules inherent in large public systems, along with meeting the expectations of executive management and legislators, can be challenging. How do you create meaningful impact and lead change in an environment that may offer limited support for innovation and risk-taking? Where do you turn for access to consultation from evidence-based models and practices that can result in meaningful policy and programmatic changes? We understand the complexities involved in managing and leading within the public sector
WE’VE LIVED YOUR EXPERIENCE And WE HAVE THE EXPERTISE TO HELP
Social Impact Consulting brings the experience and knowledge to address leadership challenges in small, mid-size, large, diverse and rapidly evolving organizations. The principal, Steve McKee, has more than 30 years experience dealing with the complexities involved at all levels of organization leadership and change management, including the challenges involved in negotiating strategic partnerships and legal mergers.
Our approach to coaching is strategic and individualized
It is strategic in its consideration of the interrelated systems that the leader must influence, recognizing that increased leadership competencies affect overall results for the larger system(s).
It is individualized because each person has unique competencies and needs, and faces specific challenges to leading effectively. The challenge that brought you to seek coaching could be emblematic of additional areas where your competencies might be strengthened and rewarded with great results.