Posts with the category “lessons-for-leaders”
Why the World Needs Youth Leaders
May 18th, 2022
Gone are the days when the youth was merely seen as the victim or recipient of a particular cause. Today, global organizations and leaders have recognized the need for young leaders and have started t...
What Is Leadership Training?
May 17th, 2022
In the last decade or so, there’s been an increased emphasis on leadership training and development....
What is Visionary Leadership?
May 16th, 2022
Who do you think of when you hear the words “visionary leadership”? We’ve had countless examples of visionary leaders in US history, from political figures such as George Washington, who envisioned a ...
The Core Leadership Values You Should Know About
May 15th, 2022
Every leader abides by certain leadership values when making decisions, executing plans, and strategizing operations. Leadership values refer to the core beliefs that one uses in their personal and pr...
Lest We Forget
January 14th, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr.January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968......
Viewing Situations From Different Perspectives Matters
October 29th, 2021
In the highly complicated and interdependent world we find ourselves living in today, the matrix of problems that arise requires a diverse method of management. With the passage of time, the potency o...
The Power Of Choice
October 22nd, 2021
What sets human beings apart from other creations, is a simple yet powerful ability. And that is the ability to make choices. This power is what has helped humanity progress and society develop sustai...
The Leader Who Plans Foresees the Future
October 15th, 2021
Making sound decisions in life rest on the pillar of pre-planning. This does not only help reach the desired end sustainably and responsibly but also seeks to ensure personal and professional developm...
Self Awareness and the Path to Success
October 8th, 2021
What does success mean to you? This is the dreaded question people hate answering. Finding the right answer to it is a struggle in itself. However, there is a way towards understanding the nuances tha...
My Character Determines How I Think
October 1st, 2021
With a rise in unprecedented events and unfortunate situations, the need for building meaningful relationships and spreading love and peace has become vital. This is not only the stepping stone toward...
Lessons Learned From Failure
September 24th, 2021
To achieve the goals and ambitions one sustainably sets in life, a careful mix of the right elements is needed. While hard work, perseverance, and determination are key, the acceptance of the possibil...
Leadership Requires Personal Discipline
September 17th, 2021
To become a respected leader, who is followed and looked up to requires a lot of hard work. This does not just stem from how efficiently goals and aspirations are met, or how determined and charismati...
Leadership Requires Accountability
September 10th, 2021
Leadership and accountability go hand in hand. They are the pillars that help form societies that are just, equitable, and a model for others to follow. Without accountability, the ethos of leadership...
The Stages of Personality Development of Youth
March 18th, 2021
Every person is distinctive in terms of their behavior, which makes them unique. The development of organized patterns of behaviors and attitudes is recognizable soon after birth, known as personality...
Why You Should Instill Leadership Skills in your Child
March 16th, 2021
Leadership skills come in handy when organizing a group of people and directing them toward reaching a shared goal. The practice of effective leadership involves being fully aware of your potential an...
10 Effective Leadership Skills for Workplace Success
March 15th, 2021
Building leadership skills requires taking the initiative beyond what has been mentioned under your job description. Request more responsibilities from your seniors to show your eagerness to grow in t...
Time Management for Children and Teens
December 31st, 2020
Time management skills include various aspects, such as organizational skills, prioritization, stress management, delegation, and goal setting. Teaching time management skills to children and teens is...
Managing Conflicts: Essential Conflict Resolution Skills for The Youth
December 28th, 2020
Imagine how much better the world would have been if people in power knew how to resolve conflicts better. It’s not that people don’t desire to end conflict—they just don’t know how to....
5 Compelling Reasons Students Should Work Part-Time
December 26th, 2020
Part-time employment is an important part of growing up, and teens who work can be double-edged swords. Working while studying in school or even having a summer job can have amazing benefits for teens...
Retooling for the Future: Importance of Creative and Global Leadership and Strategic Thinking
September 4th, 2020
Retooling for the future requires creative, global, and strategic thinkers. Leaders that fit this description live among us in our communities. YOU are the leader we seek to make the world a better pl...
Youth: How Can You Stand Up As Leaders Amid This Global Pandemic?
August 28th, 2020
As a member of the youth, it’s up to you to bring the change....
What Young People Can Learn from the Life And Leadership of John Lewis
August 21st, 2020
John lewis was an astounding man and will always be remembered for the legacy he has left behind....
Leadership Without Values and the Consequences
May 8th, 2020
Leadership without values is not leadership. Leading without values results in consequences, not just for you, but for your followers as well....
How Leaders Respond in a Crisis
May 1st, 2020
An effective leader displays behaviors and has a mindset that prevents them from overreacting to past developments and take control of the situation before it worsens and, most importantly, keeps movi...
Can a Movie Teach Us to Be Better Mentors to Our Mentees?
March 20th, 2020
Being a mentor is a big responsibility – you help one or more persons achieve their goals. In that process, it is important to constantly remind ourselves that being a mentor is about the mentees’ gai...
How to Deal with Injustices in Our Communities with Mercy and Benevolence
March 13th, 2020
There are a lot of injustices in this world that go answered – and this is more common when the victim is part of a minority. The film Just Mercy shows us how a lawyer is forced to think creatively wh...
Suffering is Inevitable
March 6th, 2020
It is important to accept our past and embrace the darker aspects of our history. This does not mean holding on to bygones and forgetting to live in the present. It means learning from the suffering o...
Who Are Those Who Have Made a Difference and How?
December 6th, 2019
Those that make a difference in this world not only do so through their convictions, but through selflessness and love....
3 Reasons Why It Takes a Group and Not an Individual to Move a Mountain
June 20th, 2019
Since teamwork can boost performances and provide greater outcomes. There is a reason why some people say that a group has a better chance of moving mountains. Do you want to know why?...
3 Reasons Why Using Your Voice to Make a Difference Is Incredibly Important
June 6th, 2019
We live in a world that is buzzing with voices coming from all corners of the world. More often than not, you are reading the news and views of people that may have fallen prey to sensational media pr...
Why Cursory Knowledge Shouldn’t Guide Your Ideology in Leadership
May 30th, 2019
Whether it’s social, political, religious, or intellectual, any movement can become a threat to humanity if inspired by cursory knowledge. Here are 3 reasons why....
Patience and Restraint: Two Great Qualities in a Leader
May 16th, 2019
A true leader, however, understands that by putting others first and enduring the situation, they’re in a better position to make a decision. Patience stops you from giving into your fierce emotions, ...
One Act of Random Kindness at a Time
May 9th, 2019
Can you change the world? If you look at the bigger picture then you might be disappointed by the prospects of your revolutionary plans. Nonetheless, random acts of kindness are often considered as ve...
Leadership 101: Leading the Team with Questions, Not Answers
May 2nd, 2019
Did you know? Giving your team easy answers is one of the worst traits in a leader....
Knowledge and Experience: The Two-Pronged Approach to Leadership
April 26th, 2019
There is a world of difference between a leader and a boss. While being a boss requires functionality and strict rules, only a few people can qualify as true leaders. Leaders essentially combine their...
How You Can Make a Difference, No Matter How Small
April 12th, 2019
The biggest revolutions in humanity, bolstered by a large following, often started with just one person with an ambition. It took just one man with an idea and unrivalled passion to spark some of the ...
How Determination And Persistence Can Pave the Way for Greatness
April 5th, 2019
There are only a few great personalities that were born leaders. Others really put in the hard work to accomplish this title. You too can be one of them if you start honing yourself to become more ste...
Black Gospel Music - The Acculturation For Black Leadership
February 27th, 2019
It was a balmy afternoon in 63, when Dr. King stood ready to deliver his speech outside the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. But, first, there had to be song, a praise for the Heavenly Father, from ...
Embracing Unconventional Norms – Why We Should Encourage Our Youth’s Passion and Dreams
December 6th, 2018
What did you dream of becoming when you were growing up? An astronaut or an architect? A baker or a candlestick maker?You must’ve had so many dreams. But then, you grew up....
6 Lessons We Learned in 2017
December 4th, 2018
There were many highs and lows, but we persevered in hopes that we would improve upon mistakes and take steps to prevent them. ...
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