Leadership Assessment


Readiness Check for Nonprofit Leaders


The Readiness Check survey is designed for nonprofit professionals to get feedback on key leadership skills and attributes.  The dimensions are specifically tailored for leaders working toward senior-level positions including the Executive Director/CEO role.

The feedback report provides a snapshot of levels of proficiency on 15 competencies in 2 key areas of nonprofit leadership:  Technical Skills and Leadership Skills.

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Readiness Check Process:


Set the context:

Invite your Supervisor or a Trusted Advisor (mentor, former manager, trusted peer) to complete the survey to give you feedback.

Complete your Personal Career Check to review your career preferences.





Complete the Readiness Assessment survey via email and  SurveyMonkey.  The questionnaire takes about 20 minutes to complete.  Your results will be combined with your Supervisor's input to create one feedback report.  You, the participant, will receive the only copy.


Review your feedback report in a facilitated session.  During the review, you will place your feedback in the context of your Personal Career Check.  You will compare your input with the assessment of your Supervisor to highlight your strengths and those areas that are opportunities to grow.  And, you will capture any questions you want to discuss with your Supervisor and trusted mentor and peers.




Create your Personal Development Plan to build on your core strengths and develop your areas of growth.  


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