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Welcome to the OSU Leadership Center Website

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

Leadership involves conduct. Conduct is determined by values, values are what makes us who we are.

- H. Norman Sckwarzkopf -

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star

- Nietzsche -

It is never too late to be what you could have been.

- George Eliot -

Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow is but a vision. Today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

- Sanskrit Proverb -

Creativity often consists of merely turning up what is already there.

- Bernice Fitz Gibbon -

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Testimonials

I have been through similar sessions...and Jeff (Dr. King) was head and shoulders above any instructor I have had in the past.  Kudos!

Workshop Participant

I’ve had the pleasure of co-facilitating numerous Strength workshops with Beth. She is a passionate facilitator who has a knack of bringing material to life through her enthusiasm, energy and knowledge, while...

Lisa McCurdy, Education & Employement Manager

Jeff, you related extremely well with your audience.  The material presented was a very accurate assessment of me personally.  You did an excellent job in presenting your information.  Great Job!

Workshop Participant

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

Workshop Particiapnt

I have been an avid reader of the OSU Leadership Moments for many years now.  I always try and read every submission.  I find the topics thought provoking and relevant.  In today’s hectic world...

Dave Celek, GM of Rimrock Corporation

Our Blog

By: Beth Flynn, Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

CEOs who Engage for Impact:

By: Beth Flynn, Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
  • “High performers are more successful than their peers, yet they are less stressed.
  • High performers love challenges and are more confident they will achieve their goals despite adversity.
  • High performers are healthier than their peers.
  • High performers are happy.
  • High performers are admired.
  • High performers get better grades and reach high positions of success.
  • High performers work passionately regardless of traditional rewards.
  • High performers are assertive (for the right reasons).
By: Beth Flynn, Tuesday, June 04th, 2019