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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 first rule of holes: when you're in one, stop digging.

- Molly Ivins -

What is to give light must endure the buring.

- Eleanor Roosevelt -

A good leader is not the person who does things right, but the person who finds the right things to do.

- Anthony T. Dadovano -

A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after awhile, he knows something.

- Wilson Mizner -

Leadership is a combination of strategy and character.

- Norman Schwarzkopf -

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Testimonials

I consider Leadership Moments as an ongoing “slice” of my professional development.  Not only have they been of benefit to me, but I have taken the occasional opportunity to share with my staff and with...

Rose Wilson-Hill

Thank you for the wonderful work you do and the words of inspiration you share with all of us.

Leadership Moments Subscriber

Honestly I thought this MBTI staff development wouldn't really have an effect on the things I do but I was wrong.  Jeff King is awesome and would greatly enjoy him returning work.

Workshop Participant

Just wanted to thank you again for your leadership messages!  I can't even begin to tell you how much I appreciate them.  I distribute them to all of our new college hires in our technology leadership...

Leadership Moments Subscriber

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

Our Blog

By: Beth Flynn, Tuesday, November 05th, 2019

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State Leadership Center is offering a social media giveaway on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for a select three-hour or online leadership workshop.

Located in the Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership Department, the Ohio State Leadership Center works to provide leadership training to individuals, companies, and organizations that can be used to further grow the organization. The majority of workshops are held in the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center.

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).