Creating a Culture for Coaching with Dr. Bill Donahue

Dr. Bill Donahue, the former Director of Leadership Development at the Willow Creek Association, explains the difference between a strategy for developing leaders and a relational culture. In order to effectively implement the first an organization must have the second.

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  1. says

    Thanks for sharing this, Eric. Great teaching. Bill mailed it when he talked about building this culture where we are coaching leaders, and I think that happens–or should happen–at multiple levels and a variety of ways. I’m passing this on to a few people I’m coaching!

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