Social Entrepreneurs' Coaching Circle

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Building better leaders through peer coaching circles.

As a founder or CEO, your company can only grow to the level of your leadership. Are you being a bottleneck, or a catalyst for growth?

This isn’t some cookie-cutter training program. There’s no curriculum or instruction. It’s an expert facilitated conversation to help unpack your toughest challenges with peers who are going through similar things. You bring the content, so you know it will always be personally relevant and immediately applicable.

This is a “human laboratory” where you will pressure-test ideas, get feedback from your peers, and develop your self-awareness as a leader. A place to have meaningful, authentic conversations on personal and professional issues with a small group of your peers.

These sessions will run from September 2021 to February 2022.



build community with other social entrepreneurs

Real-Time Feedback

opportunities to share your most important challenges with peers and experts and gain advice and insights

Goal Tracking

to assess your progress and keep you on track to building your business mindfully

Facilitated Gatherings

to convene a group of peers dedicated to business as a force for good

Leadership Development

learning to better embody your unique skills, strengths, and capacities to change the world and build your self-awareness as a leader

Holistic Approach

to ensure that you are building a business that serves you professionally and personally and makes a positive impact

The Facilitator

Kelby Kupersmid

Founder/Executive Coach at Kinetic Development


Kelby Kupersmid is a leadership development and coaching specialist who supports social enterprises around the world to unlock their potential so they can maximize their performance. From working at a pre-revenue startup to a multi-billion-dollar financial institution, his diverse professional background informs his unique approach to workplace innovation and efficacy.

As Founder and CEO of Kinetic Development, Kelby partners with local and global organizations to increase their leadership effectiveness so they can enhance business results. He draws on his multidisciplinary experience to find a targeted approach that works for each client, combining assessments, individual and team coaching, and large group facilitation. He is trusted by leaders from the boardrooms of the Fortune 100 to the field offices of the United Nations.

As an Executive Leadership Coach, Kelby facilitates learning, growth, and sustainable high-performance to elevate social entrepreneurs to their next level of success. He helps clients “get out of their own way” by illuminating blind spots and challenging limiting beliefs. Through crystal-clear development goals and strategies, they build leadership skills to improve business outcomes.

He is natively fluent in Spanish, has worked and studied in Latin America, and traveled to 20 countries across 5 continents. In his free time, he loves making music and exploring nature.


  • Twelve 90 min sessions, meeting twice a month
  • Six month program
  • Two 30-min individual coaching sessions


This coaching circle is for you if…
  • You run a social enterprise
  • You are ready to scale your social enterprise
  • You are in a leadership position within a social enterprise
  • You are looking to establish your own business for social good in the near future and need peer support to make it happen
  • You’re willing to be vulnerable and play full out


The value of this offering is $5,000.

For the Be Social Change community, the cost will be offered at a sliding scale: $1,200-$5,000.

Pay what you can, no questions or judgment.


Frequently Asked Questions

Will the circles be in-person or online?

To maintain safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, all offerings will be online.

Who else will be in the coaching circle?

All interested professionals will apply through this link. The facilitator will read each application and curate the groups based on mutual interests/goals.

When are the circles scheduled for?

During the application process, you will be asked to share your availability. The common time that works for each member will be selected and communicated at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the meetings, which will begin in September.

The sessions will either be held on Tuesdays or Thursdays.

What if my social enterprise is late-stage?

We’ll be hosting another coaching circle for late stage social enterprises at a later date. If your social enterprise is mid-stage, you will still derive large value from this offering.

How do I know if I am a fit for the coaching circles?

Please read the eligibility requirements above.

How will I know once I have been selected to join a coaching circle?

You will receive an email confirming your spot and the dates/times of the first circle.

When is payment due?

Payment is due prior to the first meeting. If needed, payment plans are available. 

When will I find out if I am selected?

All decisions will be made final by Wednesday, August 25th, 2021.