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Jan
09

Who’s your Leader of the Year?

As each year draws to a close, many “Year in Review” lists trumpet the leaders who succeeded over the past year and point out which ones booted their organizations to a downward spiral. Fortune magazine recently published its list of the top five leaders for 2016: Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon Angela Merkel, […]

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Oct
26

Need to springboard your career? Get yourself a Superboss!

A superboss is a star maker “A superboss is, first, an icon in their industry, someone who has successfully pioneered new business models, products or services that have generated billions of dollars,” says leadership expert Dr. Sydney Finkelstein. “But more importantly, a superboss is a star maker. They are talent spawners who spot, train and develop […]

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Oct
12

Our favorite moments of #SusanLTaylorDay

The Leadership Lectures, presented by the FIU Center for Leadership, and in partnership with Mercantil Commercebank, had a stellar launch to their 2016-2017 season with more than 250 guests attending. Since 2009, The Center has featured world-class, accomplished and influential leaders with expertise ranging from business and philanthropy to public service and academic research- that […]

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Sep
29

How to achieve bold, visionary leadership — even in turbulent times

Former editor of Essence Magazine, Susan L. Taylor, to kick off 2016-17 Leadership Lectures this Tuesday, October 4. If you want to lead boldly, if you want to be a visionary, make sure you spend time turning away from the outside world, away from the mirror. “Pay attention to what you’re carrying in your own […]

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Sep
26

What my Boss told me

Should a visionary leader act differently with separate groups of employees? These days, we’re seeing politicians making different speeches and almost adopting different personas when they are addressing various groups. For instance, when speaking to union members, the politician speaks fundamentally differently than, say, when addressing Wall Street leaders. But what about in companies and organizations? […]

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Sep
19

3 Programs now eligible for SHRM and Continuing Education credits

The Center’s executive development programs now eligible for SHRM and Continuing Education credits. Participants in open enrollment programs at The Center for Leadership (CFL) at Florida International University (FIU) are now able to use program completion as a way to earn Professional Development Credits from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Continuing Education Credits […]

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Sep
02

Powerhouse lineup announced for the 2016-17 Leadership Lectures series

Once again bringing outstanding leadership insight to our community, the Center for Leadership at Florida International University (FIU) has announced speakers for their popular Leadership Lectures series taking place during the 2016-17 academic year. The Leadership Lectures will include: Susan L. Taylor: After 27 years as editor of Essence Magazine, Taylor is the Founder & […]

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Aug
05

Indiana University East professor to receive the 2016 Outstanding Dissertation Award.

A dissertation paper authored by Dr. Wongun Goo and featuring groundbreaking insights on the effects of visionary leadership has won the 2016 Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Outstanding Dissertation Award. The award is given by the Center for Leadership (CFL) at Florida International University (FIU) in partnership with the Network of Leadership Scholars (NLS). Dr. Goo […]

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