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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

Great necessities call forth great leaders.

- Abigail Adams -

Leadership is an ever,evolving pattern of skills, talents, and ideas that grow and change as you do.

- Sheila Murray Bethel -

Bless is the leader who seeks to the best for those he serves.

- Peter Drucker -

Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.

- Walt Disney -

Leadership cannot really be taught, it can only be learned.

- Harold Geneen -

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Testimonials

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

Workshop Participant

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

I am writing to endorse the “Leadership Moments” that I only recently started receiving approximately 6 months ago as a participant of our Leadership Guernsey program. I have been in administration for the...

Rainy Oliver, Director, Guernsey Counseling Center

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

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

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