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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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Sep
22

Perry Ellis CEO George Feldenkreis to kick-off the 2015-2016 Leadership Lectures.

The Center for Leadership at Florida International University (FIU) has just announced that George Feldenkreis, Chairman and CEO for Perry Ellis International, will be the first presenter in their hugely successful annual series, The Leadership Lectures. The Feldenkreis lecture will be held in the Graham Center Ballrooms of the FIU Modesto A. Maidique campus, Monday, […]

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Jul
31

FIU Center for Leadership launches intensive one-day workshop: The Leadership Essentials.

A day can be ordinary and forgettable … or can change a life’s course. Now, the power of just one day of insight, learning, and acquiring new skills can set an aspiring leader on the track to an effective leadership position. The Leadership Essentials: A One-Day Workshop, a new offering from The Center for Leadership […]

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Dr. Joo Han to receive the 2015 Outstanding Dissertation Award in Vancouver on August 9.

  Researching the role of incentive pay for group effectiveness has resulted in Dr. Joo H. Han being named as the recipient of the 2015 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 […]

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Three distinguished leaders join the Advisory Board of FIU’s Center for Leadership.

The addition of three new board members to the Board of Advisors for the Center for Leadership at Florida International University results in the largest number serving in The Center’s history. A total of 12 community business leaders and professionals now compose the Board, which engages with center staff, faculty and Fellows in fostering research […]

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