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Feb
08

Ranked #1! The Center for Leadership at FIU again grabs top honor by HR.com

Florida International University’s Center for Leadership was once again named top provider of open-enrollment executive leadership development programs by HR.com and Leadership Excellence Magazine. For the third consecutive year The Center for Leadership at Florida International University has been ranked among the top providers of executive leadership development programs. Leadership Excellence, a publication of HR.com, […]

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Jan
19

PRINCIPALS MAKE A DIFFERENCE – The Center’s work to be featured at annual Carnegie Summit

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (CFAT) has selected the Center for Leadership at Florida International University to present its work on principal leadership at CFAT’s annual Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education. The summit will be held in San Francisco, California, on March 22-24, 2016. The poster presentation entitled “Cascading Change: […]

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Jan
13

The “hero leader” might not be what today’s companies need.

MIT’s Deborah Ancona, developer of the X-Teams concept, shares her research on “Post Heroic Leadership” at Leadership Lecture on February 16. The heroic leader swoops in, takes control of every situation, comes up with a plan, and needs no one else. Often found at heavily bureaucratic organizations, the hero leader is almost omniscient and, in […]

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Jan
06

Centers for Disease Control selects FIU’s Center for Leadership for executive development.

CFL’s Dr. Nathan Hiller conducts two-day program at CDC, Atlanta. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) selected the Center for Leadership (The Center) at Florida International University (FIU) to design and deliver a “Maximizing Your Leadership Impact” program for a select group of managers within the CDC. The program was facilitated in December […]

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Nov
30

Research You Can Use: Chipping away at “Think Manager, Think Male”

Study shows exposure to counter-stereotypes help others accept women in leadership. Close your eyes and picture a leader. If the leader is a male, you’re experiencing the phenomenon called “Think Manager, Think Male.” Erroneously, masculine attributes like competitiveness and aggressiveness are perceived to be needed for management positions. “Think Manager, Think Male” happens with both […]

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Nov
30

“I’ve never been afraid to lead.”

Few leaders get the chances to lead that Manuel “Manny” Medina has created. Known as the South Florida Tech Pioneer, Mr. Medina is the founding and managing partner of Medina Capital, a private equity firm investing in innovative companies in the cybersecurity, big data, software-as-a-service, and mobility markets. Mr. Medina is also the founder of eMerge […]

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Oct
10

University College of the Cayman Islands selects Center for Leadership for new partnership.

University College of the Cayman Islands selects Center for Leadership for new partnership. The Center for Leadership at Florida International University (FIU) and University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) have entered into a partnership to deliver UCCI’s Certificate in Global Leadership program at their campus in Grand Cayman. The certificate program, designed for senior […]

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Oct
08

Common personality traits for successful leaders? New research shows surprising results.

  Common personality traits for successful leaders? New research shows surprising results. You probably have encountered a range of personality traits in the successful leaders you see, from the mayor of your town to the head of your department at work. One may be an extrovert who’s also willing to take chances. Another leader may […]

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