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Condoleeza Rice will be leading the KPMG Future Leaders program that will provide college scholarships to top high school seniors along with golf instruction and a mentoring relationship with a female executive.
“The game of golf can help develop strong character and life skills, including goal-setting, leadership and personal responsibility,” said Rice, who in 2012 became one of the first female members of the venerable Augusta National Golf Club. “It can help develop valuable traits such as determination, perseverance and the will to work hard to achieve goals. Golf is also a great avenue for women in business to build relationships.”
Part of leadership development is heightening awareness around oneself. The physical, mental and emotional habits that comprise one’s being are just that—habitual—and can become toxic if you don’t take the time to become aware of what works, what doesn’t and why.
Read about the six mental mistakes leaders make that hold back their effectiveness.
Warren Buffett talks to Fortune about The One Thing Warren Buffett Says Every Business Must Do.
“Put it in lipstick on your mirror, or whatever,” Buffett said. “Any business with delighted customers has a sales force they won’t have to pay; You don’t see them, but they are talking to people all the time.”
Data shows that there are many more black and hispanic students graduating from technical fields than actually working in tech. See what tech incubators like NewME and Blue1647 are actually doing about it.
Heather Huhman writes that employees have managers for a reason, but handing over the reins and giving employees more control can make for happier, more engaged employees. Here are a few ways to do that.
The top 10 on CareerBuilder’s list, with percentage growth over the next five years:
Hope you found something in the list that peaked your interest. Until Next Week.