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[asset|aid=1098|format=image|formatter=asset|title=leadership_academy_at_second_retreat.jpg|width=225|height=169|align=right|resizable=true]Thanks to the combined efforts of Rob and Micah, a whole bunch of pictures from last weekend's Leadership Academy retreat are now up on Facebook.
Tag folks you know and upload your own! If using Flickr, tag them 'YP4' so they can hang out with other YP4-related pictures and not get lonely.
[asset|aid=1086|format=image|formatter=asset|title=fellows_with_obama_520wide.jpg|width=347|height=190|align=right|resizable=true]Last weekend, Leadership Academy fellows gathered in Washington, D.C. for their second retreat.
So want to tell if your burned out? When you are ready to snap at anyone who throws another meaningless piece of professional jargon at you. If one more person says "I hear you" or "can you vote on this so we can get a quorom" to me I think I might snap.
How do you know when you are burning out?
And, how do you manage it?
The current Leadership Academy class is beginning their Group Coaching Calls on the topic of Professional Etiquette! Specifically, we will be discussing how to navigate organizational culture, and identifying one’s desired impacts for their organization or workplace.
I love YP4!
Where do you see yourself three years from now? How about one year or even one month from now?
Hey everyone, it's your friendly new Leadership Associate here!
Just wanted to let everybody know that the photos taken at the first retreat for the 2009 Leadership Academy Fellows are up in an album on Facebook.
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(There's an example. Go see more! Leave comments! Get excited about our beautiful faces!)
I had a great time getting to know all of the fellows, and I'm really looking forward to keeping in touch with everyone. Here's to the next 10 months!
Travel can be a major pain, heavy bags, long lines, lost luggage, delayed flights, trains, planes, buses and cars. For frequent travelers it seems counterintuitive to continually plan trips – often many hours or days long – knowing it’s going to be uncomfortable, annoying, challenging and tiring….why willing go through that? For many of you reading this the answer is probably obvious…the bottom line is we want to get to where we are going. Whether we’re going to see family, friends, on vacation or just heading home, however difficult the journey, it’s the destination that drives us.
After a 6 hour flight from San Francisco to New York, two train rides, and 45 minutes in a van, my fellow Leadership Academy participants and I arrived to our retreat center in West Cornwall, CT. To be honest, I wasn't sure what to expect from both the location and most especially, the participants. Prior to the Academy, I had no idea West Cornwall even existed, but now, am SO thrilled our first retreat took place here-- I'll explain later. But, what about the other participants? I read their bios prior to our first retreat and was honored to be part of a "Superstar" team, but to what extent would I be able to relate to them?