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Leadership in the fight against homelessness

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Doug Schenkelberg Executive Director at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless gives us an inspired interview on the inner workings within his organization. It all begins and ends with service to not only the homeless community but also to his leadership team and beyond.  Mr. Schenkelberg talks about his leadership style that allows freedom and enablement as being the basis of his drive when leading his team. He believes that providing his team with autonomy, the opportunity for personal and professional development, the chance to take supported risks help his team to be the best that they can be.  All of this underscores the mission to lead his team to encourage them to enlist their own leadership that fights against homelessness. The is an informative and interesting view inside the leadership of an important, self-funded homelessness advocacy organization.