Developing a Coaching Culture within Your Nonprofit

September 30, 2019

“Trust within an organization is foundational to how effective it is.” – BG Allen

In this episode of The Beacon Podcast, Lighthouse Counsel President Jeff Jowdy speaks with BG Allen, leadership coach for Coachwell, a customized coaching program for individuals, teams and organizations. BG has extensive experience in military, business and nonprofit leadership, which has led him to recognize the importance of developing individuals through a coaching culture. 

In their discussion, BG describes:

  • What a nonprofit coaching culture is
  • How organizations establish a coaching culture
  • The benefits of a coaching culture for organizations and their donors

About our guest

BG has over 35 years of leadership experience in the military, business and nonprofits. His coaching experience includes coaching business leaders/owners, nonprofit leaders, education leaders, and senior leadership teams of businesses and nonprofits. BG also helps organizations with designing and implementing leader development programs, succession planning, strategic planning and execution, and improving overall organizational health.

In addition to his full-time coaching practice, BG serves as an adjunct professor in the Master of Science in Leadership program for Belhaven University and is a faculty member of Millsaps College’s Executive Education program.

He is passionate about helping people realize their potential and grow to reach that potential through strong coaching, planning, encouragement and accountability. BG is especially interested in helping emerging leaders grow into their roles.

He specializes in leader development, senior leadership team effectiveness, corporate governance, and organizational health and development. BG receives great fulfillment from seeing others grow and is a life-long learner himself.


Twitter: @BGAllen

Coachwell: www.coachwell.com