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How to Use Failure as a Stepping Stone for Success

Njeri Muturi shares how the lessons she's learned over the years have helped her become successful in her career.

New Year's Resolutions

New Year, New Leaf: Keeping the Momentum Toward Goals in Q1

As we move through the first quarter of the new year, are you on track with what you and your team set out to accomplish? This LeaderNotes round-up has advice and insights to help you keep your momentum.

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Five Steps to Transcending Depression and Self-Harming or Suicidal Thoughts

When it comes to depression and suicidal thoughts, how long can we avoid and suppress how we truly feel with temporary fixes that do not address the actual problem? Dr. Phyllis Hubbard shares her steps and strategies.

Terri B. Williams

You Don’t Need a Pedigree to Become a Lobbyist

After Terri Broussard Williams' plans for her job fell through, she carved a path for herself as a successful lobbyist. Read about her Leadership Journey and the lessons she learned along the way.

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Five Ways Nonprofits Can Mitigate Potential Backlash Related to Their Boards and Wealthy Donors

How do nonprofits reliant on wealthy board members avoid controversy and backlash? Tim McClimon shares his advice.

Kevin Seaman and Beatrice L. Thomas at APAP

For Queer Arts Leaders, the Personal is Professional: Beatrice Thomas and Kevin Seaman on Art, Equity and Showing up Whole

What does it mean to bring your full self – all of your identities – to your work and leadership? Two interdisciplinary artists share their experience.

From left to right: Kate Kendall, Cristina Herrera, Carmez Vazquez, Chase Strangio

“Exercising the Muscle of Hope” and Other Insights from LGBTQ+ Leaders

"Whether you’re Queer or not, if you’re in the social impact space, your work is about exercising the muscle of hope in times of hardship. So exercise that muscle.”

Njeri Muturi at the American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit in Washington, DC in April

Approaching Leadership as a Community Act

Njeri Muturi reflects on her life in Kenya and what lessons she brought along with her as she pursues a career in education. Learn more about how Njeri Muturi stays motivated and came to approach leadership as a community act.

A Rock Paper Scissors Championship to Break the Ice

Insights from the Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit

We live in a time characterized by an accelerating rate of change and an increasing interdependence of systems, making the world around us more complex than ever.

Upswell Janine Lee

How Radical Vulnerability Fuels Life as a CEO

Successful leaders may not feel they can be radically transparent and vulnerable about the barriers or struggles they encountered along the way.