Growing Kansas

Demographic changes affecting Kansas also provide an opportunity to grow the Kansas economy, KLC President and CEO Ed O’Malley writes in a recent column in the Wichita Business Journal. But it will take innovative ideas and strategic approaches to affect the...

What becomes possible with a few basic coaching skills?

Julia Fabris McBride Have you ever found yourself in a position where you wanted to help another person learn, grow or reach a goal? Of course you have! It happens almost every day, right? Someone you work with, or volunteer with, or live with wants to reach a goal,...

Harnessing the power of civic spaces

It’s so easy these days to get lost in what we have to do at home and at work. But the use of civic spaces, where we can share stories and build relationships with new people and solidify our connections with old friends, represent an important way of exposing...

An Open Letter to KLC Alumni – Onward Kansas

This January will mark six years for the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC).  The journey has included extensive listening, the development of a curriculum and leadership framework, the formation of teaching strategies, a full faculty team, more evaluation work than you...