Has Profiles in Courage lost relevance?

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Does ‘political courage’ apply any more? By Paul Udoto Nyongesa When one reads John F. Kennedy’s 1957 Pulitzer classic, it comes across as a timeless clarion call to all Americans to take conscientious… Continue reading

The Andes miracle

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Los Andes is the biggest mountain range in South America, and the longest in the world. It is born deep in the south, where Chile and Argentina stretch themselves until almost touching the… Continue reading

On The Road to Being Decent

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“The mental space that was once occupied by moral struggle has gradually become occupied by the struggle to achieve. Morality has been displaced by utility,” writes David Brooks, the famed New York Times… Continue reading

Why is it called Leadership when it is indeed Service?

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I had brought three copies of Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography ‘My experiments with truth’ along with me from India as souvenirs. I got the opportunity to read one of the copies as part of… Continue reading

How do I feel in the middle of the experiment?!

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It is an experiment involving humans – men and women in their prime, who are at a crossroad in their lives. Twelve strangers from different parts of the world come together on a… Continue reading

Marina’s action plan

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Every November, when journalists cover the anniversary of the Dayton Peace Agreement in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina, I wonder if we—ex-Yugoslavs—managed to learn anything from all we lived through.For years, I have… Continue reading

Thinking out of the box

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Intrigued by the title for some time, this book came highly recommended by my colleague Lamija Aleckovic, ex- Executive producer at Aljazeera Balkans, one of the first boss ever who could easily to… Continue reading

My Plan to Be a Better Leader

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In a song named “Something Just Like This” by Coldplay and The Chainsmokers, there are some lyrics that say “Where’d you wanna go? How much you wanna risk?” For me, when I start… Continue reading

Leadership Lessons

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Through the Humphrey Seminar, I’ve had the opportunity to think a lot about leadership. What makes a successful or unsuccessful leader and how I can be a leader myself. We’ve had a lot… Continue reading

Bernie Sanders: an Authentic Trailblazer

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Tasked with choosing a world leader who has had a global impact on each group member, we easily decided former presidential candidate and longest stand independent Senator Bernie Sanders was just the leader… Continue reading

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