Partnering for Performance Presenting Leadership Development Series in Collaboration with Massachusetts Councils on Aging N

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ABINGTON, EASTHAMPTON, MA, ISSUED MARCH 20, 2024… Partnering for Performance, a consulting firm specializing in leadership development and executive coaching, is presently delivering a leadership development course in partnership with Massachusetts Councils on Aging (MCOA).

Jacquie Collins, principal of Partnering for Performance, facilitates and presents Leadership in Action, an online training course for new Council on Aging directors throughout Massachusetts. The six-session training series focuses on three areas of Leadership Development: Leading Yourself, Leading Others, and Leading the Organization.

The highly interactive course includes multiple exercises and small group discussions, all designed to assist new COA directors in their crucial role of serving older adults and enhancing organizational programs. Topics include emotional intelligence; mindset; executive function regarding planning, execution and problem solving; critical thinking skills; communication and decision making; and collaboration and team building.

“In addition to addressing basic leadership skills, I focus on the specific skills essential to the role of a COA director,” said Collins. “Both structured and informal, these sessions help to empower participants in the important work that they do.”

About Partnering for Performance
Partnering for Performance works with owners of small and medium-size businesses, independent professionals, and C-level executives to provide clarity around issues concerning leadership development, business planning, implementation, and growth through executive coaching, management consulting, and mentoring. Services include business and leadership coaching, small group facilitation, and talks, seminars, and presentations. Jacqueline Collins serves as principal of Partnering for Performance. For more information, please visit

About Massachusetts Councils on Aging
Massachusetts Councils on Aging (MCOA) is a nonprofit membership association of the 350 municipal councils on aging and senior centers. COAs are the first stop on the continuum of care. We support the 1.7 million older adults, 60 and over in Massachusetts, in leading healthy, purposeful lives.