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Reflections on Leadership from Marietta’s McDonough Conference

Marietta College, Ohio. The J. Luce Foundation (link) is opening the Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean Maritime University (link) in June, open to its 6,000 students in August. It will feature both on campus and online courses in experiential leadership through a Doctorate degree. 1924: Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus Garvey. Photo: Wiki […]

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Author Teams Up with Autism Society San Diego for National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month, which has a mission of helping to increase the understanding and acceptance of those who are autistic. According to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 out of every 59 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). One author, Reena B. Patel, is on a […]

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What to Get the Man Who Has Everything this Holiday Season

According to the Pew Research Center, 80 percent of people engage in online shopping today, and this holiday season that trend will continue. People love the convenience of online shopping, but there is a downside, too. Narrowing down the right gift, especially for the man who has everything, can be a daunting task. Type “gifts […]

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From Jakarta: Why I Want To Be a Luce Young Global Leader

Jakarta, Indonesia. “Youth.” I think this group is often left aside in terms of leadership. The common perception is that a great leader requires age and experience, which I completely agree with. However, youth may offer other impactful thoughts and aspirations, as we are able to inspire other youth – and challenge the issues in our […]

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November: National Novel Writing Month – Write Your Novel in 30 Days

Each November, there is a writing challenge that takes place around the world. The National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenges writers to pen a 50,000-word novel within 30 days. During 2017, over 400,000 people participated in the annual event. Many people like the challenge of writing the novel in one month, but most have no idea what […]

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Mobile Veterinary Clinic for Veterans, First Responders Launched

New York, N.Y. Paws of War’s latest mission is to help veterans and first responders get the veterinary care they need for their pets that they may be having difficulty obtaining. On November 8, 2018, they will roll out the “Vets for Vets” program, which is a custom-designed RV that has been outfitted to be […]

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The Ultimate Gift for the Writer in Your Life: The ability to share their story with the world

Everyone knows someone who would like to write a book someday. Some people may want to write a novel, while entrepreneurs may want to write a book on their area of expertise, still others may be ready to take their writing career to the next level. Many people have one or more ideas floating around […]

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World Leader: Remembering U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan

New York, N.Y. We remember the powerful, humble and dedicated Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, 8 April 1938 – 18 August 2018. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, 8 April 1938 – 18 August 2018. In October 2017, Mr. Annan joined his successor as Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, and the current chief of the […]

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Reflections on Leadership from Marietta’s McDonough Conference