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Are leaders made or born? In a survey administered by the The Center for Creative Leadership, C-level executives from companies across 53 countries were asked this question. Below are the results: About 53% of top executives think leaders are made About 19% think leaders are born Just over 25% think leaders are both, born and made. With many believing that leaders are in fact made, it presents the question, can...
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On Friday, January 20th, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office and become the 45th President of the United States. Following the inauguration, he will work with Congress to pass new laws and to implement new policies that will impact all of us. As the President, he will work to lead a national conversation on what he and his administration believe are...
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Ready to dive into a new subject area, but not sure where to start? This fall on edX we are offering dozens of introductory level courses, perfect for novice who is brand new to a topic, or someone looking to brush up on the basics. Check out some of our most popular intro level courses below, and enroll today. Learn Computer Science Explore Social SciencesGet PoliticalUnderstand ScienceDiversify Your...
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Patricia Harrer Frazier South Bend, Indiana, USA | Age 73 My name is Patricia Harrer Frazier, aka Grandma Pat. I live in a retirement community in South Bend, Indiana. I was privileged to get bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from DePauw University, and to do additional studies in music and Spanish at Indiana University at South Bend. After a couple of short stints in...
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