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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

Information is not knowledge.

- Albert Einstein -

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.

- George Washington -

Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.

- John Wooden -

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.

- Unknown -

Nothing strengthens the judgment, and quickens the conscience, like, individual responsibility.

- Elizabeth Cady Stanton -

         

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I would like to continue receiving leadership moments as there are many helpful reminders and in some cases, new concepts within them that I can share with my leadership peers.  We incorporate what we find useful....

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Life is busy.  The Leadership Moments are a refreshing breath of air.  The articles are brief, insightful and give us new ideas and suggestions of looking to strengthen our leadership skills.  Thank you...

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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

We received a call from a participant who said that Tuesday's seminar was the best one he had ever attended, and over the years, he's attended many.  He said when he returned to work, he used the...

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Our Blog

By: Beth Flynn, Monday, August 18th, 2014
  1. Maintaining and raising quality
  2. Developing and improving systems
  3. Coaching employee performance
  4. Communicating across the organization
  5. Collaborating across the organization
  6. Resolving conflicts
  7. Building employee motivation
  8. Leading with emotional intelligence
  9. Building teams and team performance
  10. Managing change
  11. Managing your time and priorities
  12. Working with ethics and integrity (p. 6)
By: Beth Flynn, Monday, August 11th, 2014

“What I mean by Star is connecting to your true self and living your life to the fullest.  For one person, that might mean becoming an amazingly inspirational second-grade teacher.  For another, it might mean being an exceptionally gentle and popular dentist.

By: Jody Termeer, Tuesday, August 05th, 2014

1.    Self-awareness

2.    Ability to trust

3.    Ability to use imagery

4.    Ability to identify blocks when they occur

5.    Recognizing the importance of adversity (p. 7)

 

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