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Feb
10

FIU Center for Leadership outranks Ivy Leagues to nab top awards for programs

Leadership Excellence Essentials magazine, a publication of HR.com, named Florida International University’s Center for Leadership as the recipient of two prestigious LEAD2017 Awards. The announcement was made February 8, 2017, at the awards dinner of the annual two-day LEAD Conference held this year in Nashville, TN, with the full list of award recipients and rankings […]

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Jan
26

Adam Goldstein: Hard lessons of leadership

There are those who don’t want to be leaders – and for good reasons. After all, leaders live pretty intense lives and will never achieve 100% support, points out Adam Goldstein, President and COO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. A look at today’s political environment is making that abundantly clear, he adds. Those who seek […]

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Jan
19

How should YOU lead during this presidential transition?

Over the coming months leaders should keep one thing in mind: to a large extent, it doesn’t matter what YOU think about this transition. Effective leadership is often not about you. Much of effective leadership is about your employees and your team, who, for the most part, are the ones getting things done. Effective leaders […]

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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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