Social Justice and Non-Profit - Miami University. Students reviewing these links should also review Comparative Religion, Diplomacy, Global Politics and International Studies, Federal and State Government, Government Relations, Lobbying and Political Consulting, Political Science and Public Policy and International Development on the College of Arts and Science page. 4-H Council An internship and job board sponsored by the 4-H Council, the nation’s largest youth development organization, with more than 6 million youth in urban neighborhoods, suburban schoolyards and rural farming communities participating in 4-H programs.
Arkansas Legislature Creates New Grant Programs For Startups. If you’re a startup and Arkansas that has received funding from the Federal Small Business Innovation Research Program, than you could also receive some matching funding from the state.
State legislatures in Arkansas recently approved Act 166; to create the Arkansas small business innovation research matching grant program; and to provide matching grants to businesses that have received small business innovation research grants. Arkansas has historically ranked poorly amongst states that take advantage of federal programs like the small business innovation research program.
By passing this bill at a state level, and opening up to $2 million dollars for the state program, Arkansas legislatures hope to see more Arkansas startups apply for and receive the federal funding as well. To qualify for both the federal and state program startups have to principally engaged in one of the following areas; – Advanced materials and manufacturing systems. A lion leads: Kim Kidwell’s legacy in transformational learning and leadership.
Kim Kidwell reminds you of a beautiful lion when you meet her.
This is appropriate as she is a “lion” in the Animal Matrix personality profile she teaches. With her wavy mane of luxurious silver hair and keen green eyes, she’s got an instant warmth and charisma that draws you in, while she has the steely resolve of a fierce fighter when she sets her sights on a goal. It is these qualities that have led her to create a strong legacy in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS), which she is leaving in November to become Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
“I have had an extraordinary career in CAHNRS. What Is Servant Leadership? » Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership. Blog - Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership. Conway Area Leadership Institute Application. Deadline: January 20, 2017 Thank you for your interest in the Conway Area Leadership Institute (CALI).
Applications for the Class of 2017 are now available to download. Once downloaded and completed, applications can either be submitted via email or mail: EmailLeo@ConwayArkansas.org. Smarter Faster Better Book Review: 3 Lessons Learned - Project Management Hacks. In March, I met Charles Duhigg at the Rotman School of Management in Toronto when he spoke about his new book, “Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business.”
In this article, you will learn a few insights from the book. The book covers eight areas where we can increase performance (e.g. motivation, goals, team performance and others). In this review, I will highlight four areas. If you want to go deeper, read the book. Overall, I found the book to be an insightful discussion of new insights and methods to boost productivity, innovation and achievement. Duhigg’s approach to the book weaves together first hand interviews, academic research and other sources.
Lesson 1: Improve Goal Achievement Setting and achieving goals is an important skill and practice for everyone to develop. Quote: There is an important caveat to the power of stretch goals, however. Lesson 2: Become An Innovation Broker – The Import-Export Creativity Solution. What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team. So Rozovsky started looking for other groups she could join.
A classmate mentioned that some students were putting together teams for ‘‘case competitions,’’ contests in which participants proposed solutions to real-world business problems that were evaluated by judges, who awarded trophies and cash. The competitions were voluntary, but the work wasn’t all that different from what Rozovsky did with her study group: conducting lots of research and financial analyses, writing reports and giving presentations. The members of her case-competition team had a variety of professional experiences: Army officer, researcher at a think tank, director of a health-education nonprofit organization and consultant to a refugee program. Amazon. What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team.
6 Steps to Clarity of Vision for Visionary Leadership. If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”
Antoine De Saint Exupery At Clearwater Consulting Group, we work with many clients who are trying to calibrate goals, starting with the corporate set and drilling down through to the individual list. Inevitably, we see a pattern where the initiative fizzles out or gets bogged down. Why? There are myriad reasons, but let’s focus on a couple of the most common, both practical and emotional. To answer the question "Where are we going? " Emotionally, it depends on whether we can see ourselves in that picture and whether we buy into the vision and the philosophy behind it. “A leader has a vision and a conviction that a dream can be achieved. So first, how to translate vision into strategy with teeth? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. We find that many organizations stumble at step #3. Clarity is all.