What is your name, the name of your organization, and your title with the organization?
Courtney Bell. Courtney Bell Coaches, life coach
What is the mission of your organization?
Courtney Bell Coaches assists clients with setting and achieving personal and professional goals.
What do your role and responsibilities consist of?
As the principal life coach, I work with clients to achieve their goals, facilitate visioning sessions, teach, and blog.
Who are the immediate beneficiaries of the services your organization provides?
My primary demographic are women between the ages of 18-60 and men between the ages of 18-30.
What are some of the best practices you’ve found for developing and implementing programming?
Listening and understanding the needs of my clients have been two successful best practices.
What are the two most important ways you generate revenue to sustain your organization?
Direct billing and donations
How do you utilize technology to better serve your benefactors and to communicate your mission?
Emails, blogging, website, and social media.
Why is service important to you?
Being in service provides me with an opportunity to give back.
Name three business leaders whose philosophy regarding philanthropy you respect. Why?
Oprah Winfrey, Magic Johnson and Tom Joyner. I appreciate their commitment to giving back to their community, funding education, and improving the quality of the lives of others.
When did you decide that being a non-profit professional spoke to your career goals?
My desire to make a difference in the lives of others has led me to a life of service.
What advice would you give to a recent college graduate looking to enter into the nonprofit sector?
I would tell a recent grad entering the nonprofit sector to make sure their passion aligns with the mission of the organization.
Please finish the following sentences.
My work is fulfilling because …
I work directly with people to improve the quality of their lives.
Effecting change for humanity means …
Being a part of creating change on a larger scale.
Giving to a social cause is good because …
It allows the social cause to receive additional resources through one’s time and energy.
I want to make a difference for humanity because ...
It is my responsibility …
Three books and/or authors that inspire me are …
Celestine Prophecy/James Redfield Instinct/TD Jakes The Four Agreements/Don Miguel Ruiz
My two favorite vacation spot to recharge are …
Mexico and Atlanta
The four essential things I place in my bags when I take a trip are …
Books, music, workout clothes, magazines
Two types of music I listen to on a trip are …
Whatever I am feeling at the time.
When working are …
Soul and old-school hip-hop
Two quotes that I live by are ….
“Always do your best.” “Live your best life.”
Three role models who changed my life are ….
My mother, my grad school thesis adviser, and a grade school teacher.