Circles for Leaders is a small, professionally
facilitated, confidential peer group that meets monthly
for 9 months, to help participants solve work-related problems,
share resources and learn from one-another's experience.
more at our public information session:
July 10th from 12 - 1 pm
National Bank Regional Office
N. Main St., Second Floor
executive directors who have participated in a leadership
circle say about the experience:
after month I was able to bring critical questions to my
peers for support and advice. In each case I received valuable
feedback/support that often was critical to the success
of my organization."
an ED is very isolating. There are so many issues you can
not always discuss with staff and/or board. The issues are
complex and having the time and space to discuss, reflect
and get feedback (when you want it) from your peers is invaluable."
that organizations are only as strong as the people who
lead and manage them, it makes sense for leaders to take
good care of themselves. Peer Circles for Leaders is a proven
and effective way to do just that. Whether you lead
an organization for the arts, human services, education,
health, the environment, or other focus, this is your chance
with colleagues who face similar challenges and opportunities
with new ideas before "taking them public"
support and coaching from peers
action and learn from it
on an action-learning process,Peer Circles for Leaders is
composed of five or six nonprofit leaders. Groups are
confidential, supportive, and focused on learning and action.
A trained and experienced facilitator helps members use
the Circle to identify and meet their own needs. Members
meet monthly to share insights and materials, support and
challenge each other, and develop action plans.
Now! The cost to join a Peer Circles for Leaders
is $300 for a series of 9 sessions.
apply: Send an email requesting an application form to Leyna
Bernstein at email@example.com. Complete the application
form and return it to The CBO Center. You will then be contacted
for a short telephone interview prior to Circle placement.
Contact Leyna Bernstein, Director of Programs at