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15
Sep

The Vulnerability Hangover

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The Vulnerability Hangover by Jess Bellingham If you have ever had any involvement in the Forum, chances are you have also experienced what we interns like to call the ‘vulnerability hangover’. Unlike a regular hangover, the vulnerability hangover has nothing to do with mixing drinks, lack of hydration and flashbacks to dancing on the table. […]

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20
Aug

Deep Change – Discovering the Leader Within by Robert E. Quinn

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Robert Quinn writes on mastering the art of change, and explores the ways in which change is essential for growth and flourishing. Quinn looks at the purpose and positive effect of change within organisations, relationships and the individual and discovers the way in which one must continually choose between deep change or slow death. Title: […]

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24
Jul

NSLF Spotlight – Alysha

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Each year we take a group of young men and women to participate in the NSLF Internship program. This is an 8-month commitment to growing relationally, professionally and spiritually whilst helping to build the Forum event. Alysha is one of our 2016 Interns. Here’s her story. • How did you get involved with the Forum? […]

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24
Jul

J.K. Rowling Harvard Commencement Speech

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In an inspiring and memorable speech at a Harvard Commencement, world renowned J.K.Rowling talks about the importance of failure and imagination. Drawing on her own personal experiences of both, she offers deep insight into aspects of life not frequently talked about. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHGqp8lz36c Originally Sourced from Youtube Date: June 5th, 2008 Format: Speech

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20
Jul

You the Leader – Becoming a Leader of Substance by Phil Pringle

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Best selling author Phil Pringle uses 30 years of practical knowledge to write this book on leadership. He gives practical advice and examines the attributes of historical and contemporary leaders. Title: You the Leader – Becoming a Leader of Substance Author: Phil Pringle Format: Book Year Published: 2002 Publisher, City: Whitaker House, Richmond Access: Borrowable […]

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04
Jul

Seminar – Leadership in the Business World

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At our most recent ‘Open Conversations’ seminar, we had the privilege of speaking to Tim Pickles and Jonathan Stephen on leadership within the business world. Both successful businessmen in their own right, their wisdom and insight was invaluable. Here are 15 quotes from the night. 1. “Be excellent in whatever you have NOW.” 2. “Even […]

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14
Jun

Bec Heinrich – Slowing Down to Speed Up, The Impact of Rest on the Performance of Leaders

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Bec Heinrich has played many significant roles in the history of our Student Forum, as the NSLF Coordinator, small group facilitator, speaker and friend. The most recent chapter of her life saw her move to Washington DC to finish her Masters degree at Georgetown. We congratulate her on completing her thesis, and commend this piece […]

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06
Jun

NSLF Spotlight – Jess

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NSLF Spotlight: The Interns Each year we take a group of young men and women to participate in the NSLF Internship program. This is an 8-month commitment to growing relationally, professionally and spiritually whilst helping to build the Forum event. Jess is one of our 2016 Interns. Here’s her story. • How did you get […]

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06
Jun

University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address – Admiral William H. McRaven

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In an address to University of Texas Alumnus, Naval Adm. William H. McRaven speaks on how to change the world, team work, perseverance, inner strength, respect, standing your ground… and making the bed. Title: University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address Speaker: William H. McRaven Format: Video (youtube) Date: 17th May, 2014

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06
Jun

You Won’t Make It If You Fake It

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Bill George debunks the popular saying, “Fake It Till You Make It” and delves into the importance of authenticity within leadership and personal development. The cover of last January’s Harvard Business Review featured the subhead, “When it’s OK to fake it till you make it.” “Faking it” is the antithesis of authentic leadership. Following this […]

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