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NYU Stern Leadership Development Program

Leadership Development at Stern provides students with personalized leadership development opportunities that empower them to continually evolve as effective leaders who create value for business and society. A focus on experiential learning and individual attention helps students hone key skills and develop their leadership style.

LDP Student Testimonials

How to Handle Stress During a Job Interview

How to Handle Stress During a Job Interview

By Anna Ranieri // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. Have you ever felt incredibly stressed during a job interview? If so, you’re not alone. Most people say that interviewing for a job is an overwhelmingly stressful experience. Fortunately, you can come to terms with job interview stress by understanding that a certain amount […]

Executives becoming better leaders through mindfulness

Executives becoming better leaders through mindfulness

By Laura Montgomery // This article was originally posted on execed.economist.com. Think of qualities and behaviours popularly used to describe effective, authentic leaders: focus, observation, objectivity, balanced decision-making. These are precisely the characteristics cultivated through mindfulness meditation. And today, even the most profit-driven companies and c-suiters are turning to mindfulness techniques to help them manage […]

What Is the One Thing Busy Global Leaders Do?

What Is the One Thing Busy Global Leaders Do?

By Yuka Tanimoto // This article was originally posted on huffingtonpost.com. Top global leaders — especially, those who have been placing value creation at the forefront of business, society or the economy — undoubtedly have hectic days. Their mission includes continuously surprising us with outstanding ideas and innovations as well as achieving results. Such leaders […]

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

By Sabina Nawaz // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off. Our energy drains, and we […]

10 Myths About Negotiating Your First Salary

10 Myths About Negotiating Your First Salary

By Linda Babcock and Julia Bear // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. You just got your first job offer. It’s an exciting and stressful time. The prospect of negotiating your salary feels especially daunting — you don’t want to ruffle any feathers. So you’re thinking about skipping the negotiation altogether. But negotiating your salary is extremely important, especially […]

How Women Leaders Win and Help Others to Do the Same

How Women Leaders Win and Help Others to Do the Same

By Jennifer Connelly // This article was originally posted on entrepreneur.com. When it comes to business, women not only compete. We win. Women graduate from college and obtain advanced degrees in larger numbers than men. We are well represented in traditionally male occupations such as medical scientists (53 percent), physicians and surgeons (36 percent), and personal financial advisors (31 […]