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Inspiring Civic Participation

What would encourage Kansans to care more about local elections, issues? Stickers being given out to voters in Hope, Kansas, during last fall’s general election. (Photo by Jeff Tuttle) By Jill Sandberg Editor’s note: The spring issue of The Journal, a quarterly...

Onward Kansas: Full-on Difference Making

A pair of Kansans with passion to improve the lives of others just got a turbo-boost. Wayne Bell, Wichita, and Shannon Cotsoradis, Lawrence, have been selected as the initial participants in Onward Kansas, the Kansas Leadership Center’s new, personalized leadership...

NEWLY-ELECTED KANSAS LAWMAKERS EMBARK ON LEADERSHIP JOURNEY

Nearly three dozen Kansans, recently elected to the state legislature for the first time, gathered recently as a group to learn how to maximize their ability to exercise leadership. Leadership and Legacy in the Statehouse – A New Legislator’s Program is an...

Reflections on a Global Gathering

Inspiration consumes me as we reach the end of the first KLC Global Gathering. As a Kansan, I am inspired to have all these people from 13 countries and 17 American states plus the District of Columbia visiting the Sunflower State.  They have come from Norway (4),...

A Global Gathering

More than 50 leadership development practitioners from around the globe are coming to Wichita to explore the Kansas Leadership Center ‘big idea.’ When Kansas Leadership Center President & CEO Ed O’Malley participated in a Harvard leadership development seminar...

Community Leadership Summit aims for the common good

More than 200 Kansans from 30 communities across the state will converge in Wichita Sept. 19-21 for the 4th annual Kansas Community Leadership Initiative Summit, a week of inspiration, education and intense civic leadership training. Hosted by the Kansas Leadership...