An Emphasis on Individual Success

Growing up, it was easy to compare yourself to the other kids in the class. We can all remember the kid who was exceptional at art or could read before everyone else. It was easy to measure ourselves on a scale of others’ successes. We all wanted to be the best, smartest, fastest kid on… Continue reading An Emphasis on Individual Success

Era of the Global Leader

In this day and age, we are not restrained to work only in our own communities and cultures. We have the opportunity to travel across seas, across borders and be a part of something so much bigger than ourselves. Learning how to be a global leader is so important in developing yourself as a person.… Continue reading Era of the Global Leader

Let’s Talk: Communicating Through Email

Communication has quickly warped into a digital form of texting and emailing. In the busy world we live in today, it can much more convenient to shoot someone a quick email instead of giving them a call. Though convenient, we hit barriers when trying to express precisely what we mean through email instead of face-to-face conversation. So let’s… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Communicating Through Email

Self-Awareness: Your Secret to Leadership Success

There are many qualities to a leader that we tend to focus on. Traits such delegation, strong communication, and beaming confidence are quite standard when we reflect on what makes an effective leader. There is one attribute, however, that is often overlooked. This attribute is self-awareness. Being a person who is self-aware is transformative in… Continue reading Self-Awareness: Your Secret to Leadership Success

Black History Heroes

Leadership has always been a part of history.  Often we hear about the profound leaders and most of the time others get overlooked.  February is Black History Month and we at the Walter Center for Strategic Leadership would like to celebrate the outstanding leadership and accomplishments of African-Americans during this time. Black History Heroes: Black… Continue reading Black History Heroes

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Leading with Emotional Intelligence Emotional Intelligence has become an invaluable skill for leaders to possess. Developing your EQ (emotional intelligence) benefits both yourself and those you come into contact with, both personally and professionally. EQ allows a leader to reach an audience in ways that others cannot. Reaching a diverse audience can be challenging, but… Continue reading Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Let’s Play Follow the Leader

  Let’s Play Follow the Leader. As a kid, playing Follow the Leader with my friends was a common phenomena. My friends and I would take turns being the leader, choosing where to go and what everyone who was following had to do. If the leader would turn right, everyone else would turn right. If… Continue reading Let’s Play Follow the Leader