Episode 73: Where do you draw a line? [Coaching Conversation]

“It’s not going to help yourself, or the cause, if you let yourself be a punching bag for white supremacy.”

Elena Aguilar

This is a coaching episode. Today Elena coaches a school leader, who identifies as white, as she considers how she wants to lead through ongoing interracial conflict with one of her team members. This conversation illuminates many pressing questions for conversation, including when you draw a line between creating space for people to speak their truth and enabling a toxic work environment.

This episode is for you if: 

  • You are interested in exploring issues of race, equity and working across lines of racial difference 
  • You benefit from observing and analyzing coaching conversations to grow your own coaching toolkit 

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