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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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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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Lessons from Memorial Day for Daily Life

New York, N.Y.  As the world faces ongoing conflicts and threats of violence around the globe, please set aside political views for a moment, to consider valuable emotional lessons we can learn from those who gave the ultimate sacrifice whom we honor on this Memorial Day. Pride. There was a day when pride in flag […]

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DRAFT – Jim Luce: Exploring a Run for The White House

New York, N.Y. My name is Jim Luce – and I am exploring a run for the Presidency of the United States of America. Donald Trump says “America First.“ And I say, Hell, No – “Humanity First!“ With the rise of Authoritarian leaders around the world, from Russia to Turkey, the Philippines and Brazil, strong […]

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The Real Risks of Retirement Investing

Courtesy Net Worth Advisory Group

To anyone on the glide path to retirement, it is becoming clear that today’s retirees are facing a completely different set of challenges than prior generations. This is the first generation in which retirees are carrying mortgages and other debt into retirement. Health care costs are expected to eat an ever increasing piece of the […]

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Ending My Ten-Year Vow of Poverty

New York, N.Y. Borrowed from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer, ten years ago I took a Vow of Poverty, asking in my HuffPo column, “Will A Vow Of Poverty Fill The Void In My Soul?” (essay). A decade later, I can answer that existential question unequivocally. No. Hands. Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash. […]

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Dan Rather On Donald Trump: Which Side Of History Will You Be On?

New York, N.Y. Now is a time when none of us can afford to remain seated or silent. We must all stand up to be counted. History will demand to know which side were you on. This is not a question of politics or party or even policy. This is a question about the very […]

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The Election: Yesterday and Today

Malven, PA. In the weeks leading up to November 8, it was apparent people were stirred by this election in a way we have not witnessed before.  Much of that is because this election has been truly unique. Not “unique” in a good way but “unique” in a “I just ate a bad oyster” kind of […]

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