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Welcome to the OSU Leadership Center 


The OSU Leadership Center is led 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. 

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 only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.

- Franklin Roosevelt -

Failure is not a mistake, but a choice.

- Sarah Forbis -

One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety,nine with only interests.

- John Stuart Mill -

One of these days is none of these days.

- English Proverb -

Beware the barrenness of a too busy life.

- Socrates -

         

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Testimonials

Beth is a welcoming facilitator who listens well so that she can help each participant gain new skills while strengthening those that are positive.  With advance notice, she can tailor her presentation to assist...

Vicki Schwartz

I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate receiving the leadership moments.  MANY times in the past year when I have been faced with a difficult decision, tough task or just needed a work of inspiration I...

Leadership Moment Subscriber

Beth did a great job with facilitating and presenting, the audience was very engaged. 

Workshop Particiapnt

We found the Spectrum Temperament Development program to be essential to building a strong team.  Beth Flynn did a wonderful job facilitating the program.  She is excellent at defining, in a non-threatening...

Robyn M. Tate, Human Resources

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, Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

From: Studer,Q. (2020). The busy leader's handbook: how to lead people and places that thrive. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons.

By: Beth Flynn, Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

From: Gordon, J. (2017). The power of positive leadership: how and why positive leaders transform teams and organizations and change the world. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons.

By: Beth Flynn, Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

"Your purpose provides you with the overarching guide for every choice you make. Aligning with your purpose is key to maximizing fulfillment in your life. It's what brings meaning to you.

Think about it this way. Just as every business has a mission statement designed to guide the company's focus, your purpose acts to give you focus for your life.