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How A Reinvention Sabbatical Recharged This Woman's Career

John Tarnoff | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

When we are stuck in career doldrums, we have to be alert and pay attention to crazy opportunities that just drop in our lap -- opportunities that we might otherwise pass up.

Get in Touch With Your Inner Bossiness

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Recently, Sheryl Sandberg launched the "Ban Bossy" campaign to help girls and women develop their leadership skills by ridding themselves of the B-word mental shackles.

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.

5 Steps to Turn 2014 Resolutions into Results

Aldo Civico | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Aldo Civico

"So, did you make any New Year's resolutions?" Caitlin asked on New Year's Eve as we were getting the Champagne out of the refrigerator. We all have d...

Leadership in Education -- Enhancing the 'Other' Pipeline

Michael Seo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Michael Seo

Certainly, the education sector is neither immune to change nor simple in construct and regulation. Improving how teachers teach and students are educated can be accelerated by providing a stronger working environment.

Outdoor Nation Vacation

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 10.28.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

Even though the phrase "youth leadership summit" is drier than the Mojave Desert, this one was practically Niagara Falls. We had absolutely no idea what to expect, but were pretty much sold once they gave each attendee a nifty trivia answering pad.

Hormones: The Hidden Leadership Tool You Are Overlooking

Laurie Erdman | Posted 10.19.2013 | Women
Laurie Erdman

According to new research, the most effective leaders have higher levels of testosterone and lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol -- and the results are gender-neutral.

What Nonprofits Need Most

Sylia Obagi | Posted 10.10.2013 | Impact
Sylia Obagi

Most nonprofit leaders don't think of income generation as their top priority. Their purpose is to serve, they reason. Raising money is secondary. T...

Sprog Blog

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

When I picture an "environmentalist," my mind does not immediately conjure up someone my age, but that's exactly what we found. The oldest person anywhere in the vicinity was 27. Time to partay... wholesome, campfire style.

Top 7 Qualities of Women Leaders

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

Successful women often credit luck for changing their lives, but there's so much more to the making of a women leader than luck.

The 'Win, Win... Win' Challenge: Leadership Excellence in Today's World

Janice L. Marturano | Posted 02.03.2013 | Business
Janice L. Marturano

Today, in a world that measures time in Internet seconds, and that fills every moment with potential distractions, the discipline needed to take the time to do a truly great job and to make these deeper connections takes specialized mental training, the training of mindful leadership.

MISSON: Outdoor Nation Summit DESTINATION: Austin, TX

Joaquin Sosa | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green
Joaquin Sosa

At Outdoor Nation, the main event was the planning of grassroots projects that will get more Americans outdoors. My group's program, called Warriors of the Wild, was one of eight winners!

MISSION: Sierra Student Coalition Summer Leadership Training DESTINATION: Adjuntas, Puerto Rico

Joaquin Sosa | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Joaquin Sosa

I landed in San Juan with no contacts, no addresses and only a vague idea of what I would be doing on this beautiful island.

The Neuroscience of Leadership

David Rock | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
David Rock

Leaders and leadership scholars of the future may be looking at the world in a whole new way -- with the brain firmly in mind. And the journey has really only just begun.

The Map to Nowhere

Kelly Carlin | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelly Carlin

Most of my life I have felt embattled between my strategic mind, with its plans, ideas and "maps," and the messiness of life, with its surprises, confusions and organic unfolding.

Haitian-American Professionals Returning to Haiti to Help Post-Quake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haitian-Americans are becoming increasingly vital to the reconstruction of Haiti. I accompanied several back to their native land last week to work w...

Trip to Haiti #22: Some Changes at Bottom, Same Old Stuff at Top

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

My 22nd trip to Haiti since 2001, the third since the earthquake of January 12. Probably over 250,000 dead more than six months ago. The exact figur...

Leadership Training: What Is Real and What Is Illusion?

Paul David Walker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul David Walker

The key to wisdom is to know the difference between your wild hopes and fears and common sense, intuition or true wisdom. They often seem the same, but they are not.

Live from Leogane: College Prep Leadership Training Begins for Orphan Mentors

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The College Prep Leadership Training Program of Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) Haiti launched this week at l'Ecole de la Redemption in Leogane...