Tag Archive: leadership

Women Hold up Half the Sky

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Chinese proverb says “women hold up half the sky” but women are still far from holding half of the leadership positions. There is still a huge gender gap when it comes to leadership.… Read More

Book report: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

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Today, my presentation is on the best-selling book “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” by Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook. The book was inspired by a TED Talk that… Read More

Presidential Stewardship

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Article II of the Constitution specifies the powers vested to the President of the United States. He is explicitly charged to take care that the laws enacted by Congress are faithfully executed. So… Read More

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t

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Written by: Emily Fritcke Jim Collin’s bestselling management book, Good to Great, is the product of over five years of research that explores how good organizations can be transformed into great ones that… Read More

Dealing with difficulties

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Written by Shirin Ahmadpour A lesson in leadership can come from the most unexpected situations. Actually, many times the true test of leadership, or even just of character, comes when situations happen out… Read More

Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life at Disney

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Lee Cockerell‘s Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies from a Life At Disney outlines in nearly 300 pages a variety of leadership lessons learned from a successful career in the hospitality industry… Read More

Sleepless but Social in Seattle

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Last year, I was at a march with my colleagues at Women for Women’s Human Rights-New Ways and many other women activists in my hometown -Istanbul, Turkey- on the International Women’s Day. This… Read More

Self-Interest in Leadership

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By:  Sammi Davis @SammiD_JMC Edited by: Fernando Aguilar When Steven posed the question at the end of the Fitzarraldo presentation, I was inspired to write this post. The question was something to the… Read More

Leadership Lessons from an Autocratic Leader

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“It’s only the dreamers who ever move mountains.” – Fitzcarraldo Werner Herzog’s 1982 film Fitzcarraldo tells the story of Irishman, Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, who is known to the natives of Iquitos as Fitzcarraldo.… Read More

Literature and Leadership

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Written by: Emily Fritcke Edited by: Javaria Tareen On February 26, 2014, Dr. James Stavridis, Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, retired U.S. Navy Admiral, and former… Read More

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