Tag: youth leadership

Parents as Leaders: A Frontline Festival

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Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. July’s Festival is all about Parents as Leaders. Be sure to enter your email on the side bar to get our new free e-book “A Parent’s Guide to Leadership.” Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vixwerx for the great pic. “We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say “It’s not my child, not

Inspiring Servant Leadership In Kids

Inspiring Servant Leadership In Kids

Simon says, following the leader, being line leader at school, many of the messages we share about leadership are simple: “I’ll tell you what to do, and you do it.” And if we’re feeling particularly cranky, “because mommy (or daddy) says so, that’s why” may even slip through our lips. Hardly examples of servant leadership. We must teach our children early and often about

Thermostat or Thermometer? Helping Kids Feel the Leadership Climate thumbnail

Today I present our final post in this year’s Leadership Padawan Saturday series, Growing Leadership in Kids. On Monday, I return to our normal leadership fare. Today I offer a guest post from Eric Dingler, a great example of a Thermostat leader.

Eric has been the Director and lead communicator for an expanding Christian summer camp and year-round conference center for over 10

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How do we make the invisible, visible for our children? The next in our Saturday Series in developing leadership in kids. On Monday we return to our regular leadership fare. A Guest Post from Sonia Di Maulo, Canada Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. ― Jonathan Swift  Samuel picks up the slightest change in his environment. He senses that his mom needs a hug. And of course, mom is grateful

Kid’s Books on Leadership For the Older Crowd: Insights from India thumbnail

Thanks for joining in for our continued Saturday series on developing leadership in kids. Today’s post builds on the exploration of Children’s Books on Leadership. On Monday, we return to our normal leadership fare. A guest post from Sandhya Varadharajan, Age 13, Chennai, India I connected with Sandhya through social media from our shared connections and interest in books, writing and blogging. She is

Saturday Salutation: Postcard from the United Nations Youth Assembly thumbnail

This quote set the tone for the 11th Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations sponsored by the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, which I attended this week. The focus was on youth empowerment, and how social networking can be used to create change.

“This is a guest post from my son Ben Evans, 17. Ben is a youth envoy to the Unitarian Universalist United Nations Organization

Kermit the Frog as Leader? It’s Not Easy Leading Green thumbnail

Growing Leaders of All Ages:

Part of my mission for this blog is engaging leaders of all ages in the leadership conversation.  Today, I present a guest post from Jared Herr, age 12.  If you are a leader of any age, interested in collaborating on a guest post on leadership, let’s talk more.

Kermit is a strong leader in many ways:

He works to make the muppets the best that they can be He