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A Community of Student Leaders

Nourish International | Posted 04.04.2014 | Education
Nourish International

This post is authored by Jared Staley, OSU Chapter Member, Co-Chair of Student Advisory Board and Student Board Member In the fall of 2011, I began ...

If Hillary Asked You...

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

When you reach that intersection in your life where you need to make a major career choice, trust your heart, which is what I would tell Hillary to do...if she asked.

How Women's World Banking Has Designed A Community With Purpose

Sarah Buitoni | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Sarah Buitoni

How do you bring people working in geographies as far-flung as the Dominican Republic, Bosnia, Uganda, Mongolia and Tonga together? The simple answer is: technology. But if you want these people to achieve a specific goal, you'll need more than technology, you'll need a community designed with purpose.

Organic Networking: Carrie Rich Explains the Power You Can Access Anywhere, Anytime

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Even as a young woman counting several early successes, Carrie's youth has brought her equal challenges in a world dominated by those her senior.

From Start With Why to Leaders Eat Last: An Interview With Simon Sinek

Matt Tenney | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Matt Tenney

By simply making the effort to help the people on our team more often, and show them that we truly care about them, we can start the process of creating an entire team or organization of people who trust each other.

Mindful Listening to Enhance Leadership Performance

Aldo Civico | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Aldo Civico

Mindful and empathic listening can be learned. To master these skills one can take advantage of every day interactions. As my experience with paramilitary commander Mauricio shows, focus, awareness and presence quite your mind when one is hostage of negative emotions.

The Qualities of an Effective Mindfulness Coach

Daniel Goleman | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Daniel Goleman

The central question right now for both long-time mindfulness practitioners and individuals and organizations looking for mindfulness training is: Wha...

Cultivating a Focused Workplace

Daniel Goleman | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Daniel Goleman

It's very hard to be creative on demand. Most of us need time for reflection, which requires thinking alone, without distractions. It also requires be...

Women Helping Women

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

While entrepreneurs have MoolaHoop to help them, women leaders in corporate America need to help each other. No matter where you are in the course of your career or profession, you should always be thinking of how you can support and "pull up" other women.

Lead With Impact and Purpose: Create Positive Energy in the Workplace and Your Community

Marion Chamberlain | Posted 12.16.2013 | Business
Marion Chamberlain

When you've joined the ranks of the "rich and famous," remember that your commitment to being a good corporate citizen is what has set you far apart from those who remain unfulfilled through just accumulating.

The Heart of Leadership: Insights From Mark Miller of Chick-fil-A

Matt Tenney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Matt Tenney

Last week I had the honor and privilege of interviewing Miller. We discussed his new book The Heart of Leadership: Becoming A Leader People Want to Follow, which sheds light on the question: What Makes Leaders Different?

The State of Latino Leadership

Anna Giraldo Kerr | Posted 11.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Anna Giraldo Kerr

During this year's Hispanic Heritage month, I set out to find answers to questions that have been buzzing in my head for a quite a while: What is the state of Latino leadership in the U.S.? What needs to happen for Latinos to become effective leaders in the 21st century?

Watch Out Walmart: The Germans Are Coming... and They Pay Well

Chris DeRose | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Chris DeRose

How does ALDI prepare the average twenty-something college grad for the rigors of leadership judgment and detailed operational responsibility? District managers at ALDI are the product of a full year of training.

The Farther We Journey, the Closer We Come to Our Authentic Selves: Reflections on the Millennial Train

Max Klau | Posted 10.20.2013 | Impact
Max Klau

Retro innovation. High-speed stillness. Time-bound eternity. Every moment on the train was alive with these sorts of paradoxes, and the experience was the exact opposite of jarring.

Why CEOs Don't Want Executive Coaching

Douglas LaBier | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business
Douglas LaBier

Being able to see, understand and deal effectively with others' perspectives is key to successful leadership (as well as personal life). That capacity, part of self-awareness, is empathy. Two recent studies show its crucial role.

Opting Back In: After the Choice Comes the Challenge!

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

Whether you are feeling "stuck" in your current career and want to advance or you are trying to resume a career you left several years ago, here's my advice.

Federal agencies not doing enough to build next generation of leaders

Tom Fox | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

Every successful team has a solid bench. In the sporting world, the Washington Redskins were able to withstand Robert Griffin III's injuries because t...

The Journey Begins: A Partnership Designed to Unleash the Spirit of 21st Century Innovation

Max Klau | Posted 10.08.2013 | Impact
Max Klau

August is always an exciting time of year at City Year. In the weeks ahead we'll be welcoming our new corps of 2,700 idealistic leaders to begin thei...

True or False: Men Earn More Money and Promotions Because They Work More Hours Than Women

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

Women now represent more than 50 percent of the leadership talent pool. Organizations that understand this and build an integrated talent development strategy will be better able to attract, retain and leverage the broader spectrum of leadership intelligence.

Are You Too Stressed for Success?

Brian Whetten | Posted 08.24.2013 | Business
Brian Whetten

Where stress can lead to success, overstress is one of the primary predictors of failure. And perversely, the more committed we are to creating results, the larger this danger becomes.

Asking for What You Want: 8 Tips for Timid Negotiators

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

When contemplating whether you will ask for something you need, ask yourself what's the worst thing that can happen? If we don't ask for what we want, we will never know what we can really have! Good things rarely show up at our front door.

Developing Leaders on a Moving Train

Max Klau | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Max Klau

City Year has agreed to help the remarkable social entrepreneurs behind this exciting initiative turn a ten-day cross-country train trip into a transformational leadership development experience.

Bulldozing Barriers to Leadership

Frances Hesselbein | Posted 07.24.2013 | Impact
Frances Hesselbein

It takes courage for a leader to identify and confront self-imposed barriers, to put in place the personal strategies required to unleash the energy, innovation, and commitment to self-development.

The Hero's Leadership Journey

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

I am fascinated by this topic because I see the hero's journey as the same journey many of us face in our ascent up the leadership ladder.

Moving From Conversation to Action

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

If we want to make real progress in advancing women, we are going to have to rethink the methods we've been using. Why? Because the evidence clearly shows that these traditional approaches simply aren't working.