OSU Leadership Center

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
Leadership Topics
Our interactive workshops provide solutions to real-time issues. Check out our Signature Workshops.
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“Oh! Come let’s sing Ohio’s praise, and songs to Alma Mater raise… How firm thy friendship O-hi-O. From the buckeye trees on campus, to the school's fight songs, there are many traditions and history about the University.
The Ohio State University
As part of the College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Science, we are proud to be a part of the University's Land-Grant Mission.
Our Team
Our skilled professionals have expertise in a variety of leadership topics. Contact us for help in building your leadership capacities.
OSU Leadership Center
Our mission is to provide “research-based resources and high quality practical programs to build and strengthen leadership capacities that make a positive difference in the lives of Ohio’s citizens.”
         

OSU Leadership Center

Welcome to the OSU Leadership Center Website

The OSU Leadership Center is lead by a group of professionals dedicated to providing leadership-centered education and research to individuals, organizations and communities.  We provide high-quality, practical programs to build and strengthen leadership capacities, and we offer an in-depth collection of leadership-related resources for loan. 

Created in 1990, the center is located on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University and is a part of the Departments of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership and OSU Extension.  Our mission is to provide research-based resources and high quality practical programs to build and strengthen leadership capacities that make a positive difference in the lives of Ohio's citizens.

Quotes of the Day

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.

- Martin Luther King, Jr. -

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference

- Robert Frost -

When we think we lead, we are most lead.

- Lord Byron -

He who makes no mistakes makes no progress.

- Teddy Roosevelt -

A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities.

- Cardinal James Gibbons -

         

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Testimonials

I attended Beth Flynn’s Strength-Finder workshop about two year ago but continue to use the skills Beth taught in the class.  It is my desire to take another one of her classes, as I found the information and...

Janice M. Whitmire, Admin. Asst., OSU

I have been getting rave reviews about the Managing Multiple Generations workshop you facilitated today.  Great job!

Workshop Particiapnt

I’ve been receiving OSU Leadership “Link” since paper copies circa 2003~ always found them thought provoking and interesting.  And they’re often helpful and entertaining~ ie the “...

Holly Hambric, Extension Education Assistant

I am writing to endorse the “Leadership Moments” that I only recently started receiving approximately 6 months ago as a participant of our Leadership Guernsey program. I have been in administration for the...

Rainy Oliver, Director, Guernsey Counseling Center

This was absolutely fantastic.  The presentation inspired and energized me, as did the presenter.  Thank you for all that you have done!  We will definitely benefit.

Workshop Participant

         

Our Blog

By: Beth Flynn, Monday, June 06th, 2016
  • Identify past successes that paved the way to your current position.
  • Think about challenges you faced along the way to those successes.
  • List the specific skills and talents that allowed you to overcome past challenges.
  • Think about the resources you tapped into to learn about and get better at things you needed to succeed.
By: Beth Flynn, Monday, June 06th, 2016
"William 'Bill' Crawford was an unimpressive figure, one you could easily
overlook during a hectic day at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Mr. Crawford, as
most of us referred to him back in the late 1970s, was our squadron janitor.
By: Beth Flynn, Monday, June 06th, 2016