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What We Resist Persists

by Dr. Ruth Zaplin, Senior Executive-in-Residence, Key Executive Leadership Programs, American University School of Public Affairs How often do these tapes play in your head just like a radio playing in the background?  “I’m not…” …good enough …perfect enough …thin enough …rich enough …successful enough …smart enough   Brené Brown calls these “scarcity” tapes.  Do… continue reading What We Resist Persists

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Thinking about the Future: Lessons from Yesterday for a Better Tomorrow

Thinking about the Future: Lessons from Yesterday for a Better Tomorrow by Dr. Patrick Malone, Director, Key Executive Leadership Programs Have you ever noticed how difficult it can be to think about the future? I’m not talking about what our schedule looks like tomorrow or what we may have planned for next month. I’m talking… continue reading Thinking about the Future: Lessons from Yesterday for a Better Tomorrow

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Fostering Innovation and Resilience in a Year of Unknowns

Fostering Innovation and Resilience in a Year of Unknowns by George Reese, TSA Leadership Institute Program Coordinator, Key Executive Leadership Programs, American University The end of a year is a time many of us take a moment to reflect on what we’ve done or accomplished in the past year, and perhaps set some new goals,… continue reading Fostering Innovation and Resilience in a Year of Unknowns

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The Struggle Continues But Victory Is Assured: Inspiring Women and Girls to Leadership in Africa

The Struggle Continues But Victory Is Assured: Inspiring Women and Girls to Leadership in Africa by Josephine Ashia Leadership is a globally acknowledged avenue that affects life skills, talents, and knowledge from individuals to the larger society. The community usually benefits from the exceptional individuals who have excelled in their respective fields, having had the… continue reading The Struggle Continues But Victory Is Assured: Inspiring Women and Girls to Leadership in Africa

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Embracing False Positivity

Embracing False Positivity by Stephanie Hull, Management and Program Analyst, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Office of Investigations & Key Executive MPA Alum Most everyone has some form of morning routine, whether you favor the snooze button or rise before the alarm, and like many, I awake each morning in search of three things: a… continue reading Embracing False Positivity