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Apr
14

Female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies now top 5 percent. What, you’re not cheering?

According to the Pew Research Center, the share of female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies topped 5 percent for the first time in the first quarter of 2017, with 27 women heading major firms. General Motors, headed by Mary Barra, is the largest U.S. company with a female chief executive. Five percent seems such a […]

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Apr
05

Can Leadership Really Be Learned?

Take Off The Rose-Colored Glasses We don’t have to look far to see examples of ineffective and misguided leadership. Organizations and individuals spend billions of dollars in the U.S. each year on the hope that people can become better leaders. Oftentimes it is just that – hope. But can leadership really be developed? The short […]

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Apr
03

Good Leadership: Rethink what you know!

Should a leader tweet? Some people love it. Some bash it. But the fact that POTUS – President of the United States — is using Twitter to communicate has most of us buzzing. Plus, some are really rethinking what we thought a good leader should do. More of this productive rethinking will take place at […]

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Mar
21

Catching up with Lloyd DeVaux, alumnus of The 2016 Senior Executive Leaders Program

Lloyd DeVaux, President and CEO at Sunstate Bank, believes firmly that people aren’t born leaders. Rather, leadership must be developed — and development is a continual process, he says. So, it’s no surprise that Lloyd himself participated in The Senior Executive Leaders Program at The Center for Leadership at FIU. As a graduate of Harvard […]

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Mar
10

Amplify your Leadership with a whisper

“I’m trying to help people think about leadership differently, as something we practice, not just achieve and stop learning. Every leader can continually be advancing her or his skills.” This was the goal for Dr. Nathan J. Hiller’s keynote presentation at the LEAD2017 Conference, held recently in Nashville, TN, and presented annually by HR.com. Each […]

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Mar
02

Be a smart disruptor… Advice from President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises

An intimate conversation with our Featured Leader, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. Shaking things up a bit, reinventing what you do, being an agent for change. These forms of disruption can help you become a successful leader if you’re smart about it, according to Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, […]

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Mar
02

President of University College of The Cayman Islands praises Center for Leadership

President of University College of The Cayman Islands praises Center for Leadership’s involvement in global leadership program. For a second year, the Center for Leadership at Florida International University (FIU) and the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) are partnering to deliver the FIU/UCCI Executive Certificate in Global Leadership program at UCCI’s campus in […]

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Feb
21

Taking charge… An alumna’s story

When Milady Cervera came to The Women Leaders Program (formerly titled “Women on the Move”) at the Center for Leadership in 2010, she was already a proven leader in her field. Her career at Baptist Health of South Florida which started in 1999 had resulted in her position as Business Manager for their South Miami […]

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