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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

You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.

- Golda Meir -

An honest man can feel no pleasure in exercise of power over his fellow citizens.

- Thomas Jefferson -

Well done is better than well said.

- Benjamin Franklin -

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

- Alan Ashley Pitt -

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses courage loses all.

- Cervantes -

         

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Testimonials

Appreciated Jeff's relaxed, confident, personal, authentic style of presenting and working with a group.

Workshop Participant

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

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

You are truly inspirational in your approach, and I credit you with helping me create and grow my new business.  Any time you need a reference, let me know; you've got it!

Workshop Participant

The StrengthsFinder Workshop was one of the best workshops I have ever attended.  And that view was shared by the other participants who gave us a lot of positive feedback.  One of the keys to the...

Patricia Wherry, Human Res. Mgr.

         

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