Coro advances your leadership by connecting you with master trainers, a wide network of experts in various urban policy issues, partner organizations from different sectors committed to social impact, and other diverse, passionate leaders.
When you join a Coro cohort, you will…
Build self awareness required to take risks, step outside your comfort zone and sustain yourself through the many challenges of leadership.
- Know your strengths, vulnerabilities and triggers
- Know the story others tell about you
- Choose among competing values
- Get used to uncertainty and conflict
- Experiment beyond your comfort zone
- Take care of yourself
Build relationships with all the stakeholders of the issue(s) you care about so that you can engage those with influence and those affected but less likely to have their voices heard.
- Engage unusual voices
- Work across different stakeholders
- Start where they are
- Speak to loss
- Inspire a collective purpose
- Create a trustworthy process
Understand the Challenges
Understand the Challenges
Learn from a diversity of styles and perspectives about the challenges you will need to address to have an impact on the issues that matter to you.
- Explore tough interpretations
- Distinguish technical and adaptive work
- Understand the process challenges
- Test multiple interpretations and points-of-view
- Take the temperature
- Identify who needs to do the work
Make Progress on the Challenges
Experiment with different ways to engage all stakeholders and manage conflicts productively so that you can make progress on the challenges.
- Make conscious choices
- Raise the heat
- Give the work back
- Hold to purpose
- Speak from the heart
- Act experimentally
We acknowledge the Kansas Leadership Center for introducing us to this model.
Recent Blog Posts
We are excited to reintroduce our 2019-20 Public Allies Pittsburgh class as program graduates! Over the past 10 months, these 25 exemplary individuals: Completed 50,000+ hours of service to Pittsburgh-area nonprofits and communitiesImplemented 3...
Pittsburgh, PA - Coro Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its 2020 Women In Leadership class. These 26 trailblazing women were selected for their exemplary leadership and track record of success. This five month leadership accelerator takes place April 2020 –...
Christian recently caught up with Andrea Elcock (Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs ‘15) to learn more about her new role with High Street Consulting Inc. Christian: What have you been up to since graduating from the Coro Fellowship? Andrea: After graduating from the...