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Mar 27, 2011

Center for American Progress: Fostering Dialogue Among Leaders

The Center for American Progress (CAP) is a think tank offering policy proposals, talking points, news, and events aimed at improving lives through progressive action.  CAP frequently holds events that bring leaders together to discuss pressing national issues and to develop strategies and policy stances addressing them. 

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Mar 27, 2011

CLASP: A Creative Architect for Systems Change

 

CLASP develops and advocates for federal, state, and local policies to strengthen families and create pathways to education and work.  It directly assists governments and advocates to put in place successful strategies the deliver results.  Patrick McCarthy, President of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, said, "CLASP is one of the few organizations that speaks to state-level administrators, federal policy makers, advocates, and communities, providing carefully evaluated, thoughtful information that a variety of audiences can put to use for low-income families."  


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Mar 26, 2011

Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce: Connecting and Training Leaders to Strengthen Local Economy

The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce works to strengthen the local economy by connecting leaders, both in-person and through social media services, and by providing important programming and training for businesses and entrepreneurs.  The Chamber offers leadership trainings and networking events to catalyze leadership development in the area. 

 

 

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Mar 26, 2011

New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals: Striving for the Best Quality Workforce System in the United States

 

The New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP) partners with workforce boards, business organizations, education and training providers, economic develompent entitites, organized labor, elected officials, and government agencies to promote the vitality of New York's workforce, its employers, and its economy.  NYATEP's vision is that New York will have the best quality workforce development system in the United States.  It provides a variety of conference and training opportunities aimed at strengthening workforce leadership. 

 

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Mar 26, 2011

Hans Rosling: 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes

Like other great leaders, Hans Rosling is able to creatively communicate a complex idea concisely and with impact.  This is one of our top five favorite examples not of experts teaching leadership skills, but of insightful people who have something important to say about leaderhip.

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Mar 26, 2011

Leadership Louisville Center: 30 Years of Growing Community Leaders

Leadership Louisville Center's mission is to grow and connect a diverse network of leaders who serve as catalysts for a world-class community.  The Center fullfills its mission by:

  • Developing leadership skills and capacity through training, real-life experience, and the mentoring of senior leaders;
  • Connecting people and ideas across organizations, disciplines and neighborhoods to create powerful networks;
  • Building a solid foundation of knowledge and experience of people, issues, challenges and opportunities; and
  • Engaging members by providing opportunities to get involved, share ideas and take action.

The Centers four leadership programs are: Leadership Louisville, Ignite Louisville, Focus Louisville, and Bingham Fellows. 

 

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Mar 23, 2011

Derek Redmond: Leadership Is Not Always About Winning

Derek Redmond shows us that being a strong leader does not always mean coming in first.  This is one of our top five favorite examples not of experts teaching leadership skills, but of insightful people who have something important to say or show about leaderhip.

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Mar 23, 2011

Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?"  This is one of our top five favorite examples not of experts teaching leadership skills, but of insightful people who have something important to say about leaderhip.

 

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Mar 23, 2011

Steve Ressler: Next-Generation Government

Steve Ressler discusses next-generation government leadership.  This is one of our top five favorite examples not of experts teaching leadership skills, but of insightful people who have something important to say about leaderhip.

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Mar 23, 2011

Derek Sivers: How to Start a Movement

In under three minutes, Derek Sivers explains how to start a movement with the help of some surprising video footage.  This is one of our top five favorite examples not of experts teaching leadership skills, but of insightful people who have something important to say about leaderhip.

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