June

What Unique Main Street Shops Can Teach Community Leadership Programs

June 27, 2011

This blog was written by Seth Bate, a Community Consultant and coach for the KLC Before I started consulting with non-profit boards, before I worked for a Chamber of Commerce, before I even attended a community leadership program, I was a Main Street volunteer.

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A discussion about holding to purpose

June 22, 2011

The K-State School of Leadership Studies offers a minor in leadership. Some of their classes present The KLC Theory, competencies and principles of civic leadership. Below is an account of a college leadership class, LEAD 212, designed to help students hold to their purpose; a significant concept...

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In the Media:

June 17, 2011

KLC in the media - May-June 2011 Kansans need a shared purpose to guide state Ed O'Malley runs, and runs, and runs KLC partner in new Kansas Educational Leadership Institute Leadership requires usual, unusual voices  

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Don't try to be right. Be experimental

June 17, 2011

Guessing the wrong answer can sting even when the stakes are low. I was reminded of that during a recent international trivia contest. My eight-member team had to answer a series of questions about world events, history, geography and other subjects, with only our brain power. We had to answer...

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KLC Commentary Service: Purpose should be what matters to Kansans

June 15, 2011

Our Legislature has adjourned and Governor Brownback has signed the budget, the focus of the legislative session, yet I’m still unsure what this all means. The state with John Steuart Curry murals in the Capitol building lacks a state-funded arts commission. K-12 funding has been set back to...

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On the Balcony: Raising the Heat - Tuesday 11:00am

June 13, 2011

Join us tomorrow at 11:00am - 12:00pm for our next On the Balcony Tele-conference. No special guest: Just alums asking questions and sharing stories about Intervening Skillfully by "raising the heat." Discuss the risks and rewards of pushing people outside their comfort zone. How have you attempted...

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Attendees Announced: Your Leadership Edge – Innovative leadership for you and your community

June 2, 2011

Your Leadership Edge is a powerful learning experience for people who wish to make their communities better places to live by developing an awareness of their community’s needs, an exploration of their personal leadership capacity and a framework for exercising civic leadership. Tomorrow we begin...

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KLC Alumni Question of the Month:

June 1, 2011

How do you know when you are in your zone of productive work? When in the zone of productive work I am encouraged that things will really happen and that we collectively are making progress toward a shared goal.  I look forward to getting up early to continue this progress.  There is often an...

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