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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

Why You Should Have (at Least) Two Careers

Why You Should Have (at Least) Two Careers

By Kabir Sehgal // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. It’s not uncommon to meet a lawyer who’d like to work in renewable energy, or an app developer who’d like to write a novel, or an editor who fantasizes about becoming a landscape designer. Maybe you also dream about switching to a career that’s […]

How Self-Managed Teams Can Resolve Conflict

How Self-Managed Teams Can Resolve Conflict

By Amit Maimon // Originally posted on hbr.org. In a traditional team structure, conflicts can be escalated to the boss to resolve. Can’t agree on how to prioritize projects, or on which deadlines need to shift? Ask the team leader to step in and make a call. Think a coworker is acting snarky, or that […]

Responding to Feedback You Disagree With

Responding to Feedback You Disagree With

By Sheila Heen and Debbie Goldstein // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. Maybe it’s your performance review. Or a 360-degree feedback report. Or (unsolicited) advice from a colleague. Maybe you got a dressing-down from an angry client. Or overheard the nickname your team has for you. Whatever it was, it was wrong. Off-base. Unfair. […]

You’ll Never Be Famous — And That’s O.K.

You’ll Never Be Famous — And That’s O.K.

By Emily Esfahani Smith // This article was originally posted on nytimes.com. Today’s college students desperately want to change the world, but too many think that living a meaningful life requires doing something extraordinary and attention-grabbing like becoming an Instagram celebrity, starting a wildly successful company or ending a humanitarian crisis. Having idealistic aspirations is, […]

Emotional Intelligence and the Future of Work

Emotional Intelligence and the Future of Work

By Pierce Ivory // This article was originally posted on advancesystemsinc.com. Most US companies now understand that EQ (Emotional Intelligence) is a critical factor for both employee and company success. Data indicates to us that both companies and employees are more successful when employees understand each other and work well together. Managers who motivate are much […]