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Our interactive workshops provide solutions to real-time issues. Check out our Signature Workshops.

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O-H-I-O

“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.

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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.

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Our Team

Our skilled professionals have expertise in a variety of leadership topics. Contact us for help in building your leadership capacities.

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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.”

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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

To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.

- Anatole France -

For of those to whom much is given, much is required.

- John F. Kennedy -

We must become the change we want to see in the world.

- Mahatma Gandhi -

I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.

- Dr. Seuss -

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.

- Oscar Wilde -

         

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Our Blog

By: Beth Flynn, Tuesday, April 01st, 2014

“For the most part, many of us encounter visions whilst working for some corporation or government organization.  And for the most part, visions are boring, bear little relation to the reality of wider organizations and become nothing more than a plaque behind the reception wall.  But we shouldn’t be so quick to dismiss how powerful a vision can be at creating real excitement and momentum and become a driver for change!

By: Beth Flynn, Thursday, March 27th, 2014
From: Daft, R. L., (2010).  The executive and the elephant: a leader’s guide for building inner excellence.  San Francisco:  Jossey-Bass.
By: Beth Flynn, Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Adversity is one of the most potent forces in life, one that can bring out your best or your worse.  Ultimately, it's up to you.  How will you handle obstacles?  Will they be roadblocks or springboards?