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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

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

- Erich Fromm -

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor fro what he is.

- Francis Bacon -

The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.

- Nolan Bushnell -

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.

- Nelson Mandela -

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.

- William Ellery Channing -

         

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Testimonials

I have been getting rave reviews about the Managing Multiple Generations workshop you facilitated today.  Great job!

Workshop Particiapnt

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

Dr. King did a good job of explaining the material in a way that made it easy to relate to and use in our own situation.

Workshop Participant

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

I have been on the mailing list for the leadership moments series for years.  It’s amazing how often the topic that is addressed is just the right information I needed that day.  I always find something...

Eva Bradshaw, Director, Fisher College of Business

         

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