Library

20
Oct

Rethinking work- forward by Steven Garber; article in the NY Times

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“When you take all opportunities for meaning and engagement out of the work that people do, why would they work, except for the wage?” The author of NY Times opinion piece “Rethinking Work” expounds a fascinating opinion, examining long- held assumptions about why we work. The author maintains that the motives of workers have long […]

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13
Oct

Think like a servant to be a great boss- Carol A Walker

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The Forum message for those in the corporate world has always been about how business can be about making much more than money and that managing people well- with a servant first mentality- can have a far reaching social and economic impact. The following article by Carol Walker, demonstrates that these principles of servant leadership […]

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22
Jun

To Lead is to Serve – Audette Exel

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Watch a preview: Above is an excerpt from Audette Excel’s address at the National Student Leadership Forum 2013. The full audio can be streamed via Soundcloud below. Listen to the full audio: Title: To Lead is to Serve Speaker: Audette Excel Format: Video, Podcast Published: 2013, Sydney Publisher, City: National Student Leadership Forum, Sydney Access: […]

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25
May

Managing Oneself – Peter Drucker

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Book review of Peter Drucker’s Managing Oneself written by Sam Baartz, 2015 NSLF Intern. The Harvard Business Review excels at making leadership lessons accessible, translating them into the professional and personal realms. This article is uniquely insightful because it takes abstract concepts and makes them applicable. We have all heard Sun Tzu’s maxim that to […]

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15
May

Visions of Vocation – Steven Garber

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Title: Visions of Vocation Subtitle: Common Grace for the Common Good Author: Steven Garber Format: Book Year Published: 2014 Publisher, City: InterVarsity Press, Illinois Access: Borrowable from the Library of the National Student Leadership Forum. Contact the librarian to arrange collection.

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24
Nov

Lean In by Nell Scovell and Sheryl Sandberg

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Thirty years after women became 50 percent of those graduating from college, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means women’s voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In “Lean In”, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles […]

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24
Nov

Strengths Finder by Tom Rath

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“Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?” Benjamin Franklin This is another resource we like to use with our Forum Interns and other young people we work with through the Forum. This online test and accompanying book were first launched in 2001 to help people uncover and […]

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