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Insights from the Top

Insights from the Top

Every year, NYU Stern welcomes industry leaders on campus to speak about their organizations, their main industries and their personal leadership journeys and beliefs. This page highlights some of these speakers and their messages on leadership.

Leadership Lessons from Stew Leonard Jr.

Leadership Lessons from Stew Leonard Jr.

My Leadership Group and I get together every other month to keep each other updated on our progress in the different aspects of our lives (career, family, personal, and health). We highly trust each other and are comfortable showing vulnerability, presenting personal issues and ask for advice and support. Last week we were very fortunate […]

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Lessons in Mindful Leadership

Lessons in Mindful Leadership

By Andrew Greenblatt of Journey Meditation Leadership can be simplified into a few simple, but by no means easy, tasks: understanding yourself, understanding others, and causing results. To those at the Mindful Leadership Summit, the first two don’t necessarily precede the third, but to any effective leader, the three are inextricably linked. If we take […]

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Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning. This article originally appeared on inc.com In the article “Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong“, the researchers behind the 10,000-hour rule set the record straight: different fields require different amounts of deliberate practice in order to become world class. If 10,000 hours isn’t an […]

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3’s of One with Karen Peetz, President of BNY Mellon

3’s of One with Karen Peetz, President of BNY Mellon

The “3’s of One” is a series of three questions that is meant to provide more insight into guest speakers influences. Karen Peetz, President of BNY Mellon, oversees the company’s global client management, regional management, its treasury services business, and global innovation and regulatory oversight function. She is the Executive Committee sponsor for BNY Mellon’s […]

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Diversity in Business: A Fireside Chat with Karen Peetz, BNY Mellon President

Diversity in Business: A Fireside Chat with Karen Peetz, BNY Mellon President

NYU Stern’s Leadership Development Program welcomed Karen Peetz, BNY Mellon president and founder of its women’s network, for an interactive dialogue on diversity in business as part of the School’s Leadership Development Speaker Series. Roxanne Hori, associate dean of corporate relations, career services and leadership development, moderated the discussion on the importance of building and […]

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8 Female Leaders on How to Overcome What’s Holding Women Back

8 Female Leaders on How to Overcome What’s Holding Women Back

This article originally appeared on fastcompany.com By Vivian Giang SOCIETAL PRESSURE, GENDER BIAS, INSECURITY—THESE LEADERS HAVE ALL FELT WEIGHED DOWN AT SOME POINT. HERE’S HOW THEY TOOK BACK THE CONTROL. “Who or what is your worst enemy?” If you ask women leaders this question, you might find a lot of the answers to be “myself.” […]

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McKinsey & Company’s Manish Chopra on Mindfulness

McKinsey & Company’s Manish Chopra on Mindfulness

Manish Chopra, partner at McKinsey & Company and author of “The Equanimous Mind,” led a discussion with a group of NYU Stern MBA students on the benefits of mindfulness in business, as part of NYU Stern’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) this fall.  Chopra described his journey to mindfulness and shared three personal revelations from the practice: […]

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The Effects of Power

Power–having it, lacking it, wanting it, losing it–has profound effects on the work place. Anything from a quarterly loss to a major disaster may be traced back to the psychological effects of power, and how it can strongly affect cognition, perception, and behavior in systematic ways. Professor Elizabeth Morrison explains some of these effects and […]

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