What I Learned about Leadership from Condoleezza Rice

Rice on stage in UB's Alumni Arena

At UB, the former Secretary of State shares her perspective on gender and leadership If you are anything like me, you think a lot about leadership and the type of leadership we need in today’s world. At the UB School Continue reading What I Learned about Leadership from Condoleezza Rice

Living and leading in an illogical world

Barb Stegemann, founder of social enterprise The 7 Virtues Peace Perfumes, entrepreneur, human rights activist and author.

Entrepreneur, author and activist Barb Stegemann shares her leadership philosophy and previews her talk for this year’s CLOE conference.  “Know thyself.” – Socrates Ancient philosophers have shown us that one of the most evident signs of a leader is an Continue reading Living and leading in an illogical world

Podcast: Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Benson, Treadway and Dedecker record the podcast

In collaboration with 43North and with support from the UB School of Management Alumni Association, select episodes of the Latitude podcast series feature hosts Nate Benson from 43North and professor Darren Treadway, faculty expert from the UB School of Management’s Continue reading Podcast: Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

3 Things I Learned about Leadership from Joe Biden at UB

As a lifelong Western New Yorker, I’ve had the opportunity to enjoy UB’s 32-year tradition of bringing world-famous speakers to Buffalo as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. I’ve heard stories from authors, experts and innovators, from President Jimmy Carter Continue reading 3 Things I Learned about Leadership from Joe Biden at UB

Leadership Demands Purpose: Lessons from Malala

What does it mean to be a leader? Most people associate leadership with a position of power and influence. Others think if someone has an important title or role, that person must be a strong leader. Before she had any Continue reading Leadership Demands Purpose: Lessons from Malala

Guest post: Leadership is now the strongest marketing strategy

Seth Godin. Get after it. Off script. Play inside. Get uncomfortable. Talk about it. Find common ground. Lead the way. Be a better person. Get together. Find the way forward.

Yelling with gusto used to be the best way to advertise your wares. There was plenty of media and if you had plenty of money, you were set. Today, of course, yelling doesn’t work so well. What works is leading. Continue reading Guest post: Leadership is now the strongest marketing strategy