These are the key findings from Daring to Lead 2011 related to professional development. For more information, download Inside the Executive Director Job: Daring to Lead Brief 2.
Mentorship—Thirteen percent (13%) of executives reported that they are in an explicit mentoring relationship (as the mentor) with another executive director.
Coaching—Ten percent (10%) of leaders were currently working with an executive coach.
Funding—Eighteen percent (18%) of executives reported receiving philanthropic support for their personal development within the past three years.