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Jun
29

MIAMI TODAY recognizes Center for Leadership’s Head of Public Affairs, Garth Headley

In a county as large as Miami-Dade, many people do great work to elevate the quality of life for different groups of people. But just because some choose to work behind the scenes as unsung heroes doesn’t mean others are overlooking the importance of their work. Garth Headley, associate director for
the Center for Leadership at Florida International University, is “deserving of shouts from the mountaintop,” said Vance Aloupis, CEO of The Children’s Movement of Florida.

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Jun
07

Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) returns to FIU for 3rd straight year.

 This summer for the third consecutive year, Florida International University (FIU) will welcome to campus a select group of emerging leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa, a part of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). The 25 exceptional young professionals will arrive in Miami in June, part of a larger group of 1,000 Mandela Washington […]

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May
16

Congratulations, Dr. Manuel Sanchez, Principal of the Year!

Center alumnus receives highest honor from MDCPS “The 2016 Miami-Dade County Public School Principal of the Year is … Dr. Manuel Sanchez!” When those words announced the winner of the coveted title at the awards ceremony at Jungle Island on April 21, 2016, Manuel Sanchez III, principal of Miami Lakes Middle School, received the top […]

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Mar
21

Define your sky!

Romaine Seguin, President of UPS Americas Region, shares her thoughts on setting your vision and its impact on effective leadership. Whether your goal is to be the best part-time supervisor in your department or to be CEO of the company, either is fine. Just know what you want. “Define your sky” is the way Romaine […]

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Mar
21

Are you speaking up and being heard? Study examines the implications of employee voice.

Most of us think our own ideas are terrific, whether it’s about how something could be achieved or how a problem can be solved. And many organizations and managers seek such input – indeed it can help create new products, fix problems, and help organizations improve. But how is your input viewed by your boss? […]

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Mar
21

The Children’s Movement’s Vance Aloupis to be honored as CFL’s Emerging Leader 2016

“The future of our state is literally resting on the shoulders of its youngest citizens,” says Vance Aloupis, CEO, The Children’s Movement of Florida, “How we nurture, educate and care for our youngest children, from birth to age five, will set them on a path for the rest of their lives. My vision is that […]

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Mar
15

A Conversation with Harve Mogul

United Way’s Harve Mogul to present at this year’s Miami Leadership Dialogues Nothing makes a difference in a community more than how individual citizens become engaged, bringing their values, knowledge, and skills to shape the future of their neighborhood, their city, their region. Harve Mogul, President and CEO of the United Way of Miami-Dade and […]

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Mar
04

Leading groups just requires common sense … right?

Being an effective boss to Ethan or Sarah or Jamal is not the same as leading all three – or thirty-three – members of a team. Researchers are scrambling to discover insight on how to effectively lead a team and the results prove such leadership is not common sense. The dynamics of a group are […]

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