Stephen Covey's Habit #6 is "Synergize". Read our WOW this week to learn more about how to work with others to create a habit of creative cooperation! Click here to read more!
Stephen Covey's Habit #5 is, "Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood". Read this week's WOW to learn more about how to be a leader that listens with intentions! Click here to check it out!
It turns out that intelligence might not be the best indicator of future success. Lisa Quast, contributor/writer for Forbes Magazine, argues that grit is more important than IQ when trying to become successful. Click here for the full story.
LEAP coaches students and adults to become emotionally intelligent leaders that are engaged in the process of building a strong resume. Here at LEAP, we value accountability, empathy, resilience, vision and voice. We emphasize creating diverse partnerships because they empower our students to create deep, cross-cultural connections that will last them a lifetime. Click here … Continue reading What is LEAP4Change Coaching?
Harvard University has analyzed emotional intelligence to give us some main components. These components are self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, social skills and empathy. Click here to learn how emotional intelligence plays a critical role in everyone's daily lives and work.
“Our world needs students who will test themselves as leaders, work with next door, put fear aside, and commit to succeed at their vision, both here in the US and across the globe.” Darien, CT — What do diverse kids from Fairfield County, Connecticut and the Kibera slum in Nairobi have in common? At … Continue reading Environment: LEAP Youth Discover Same Passions Despite Cultural Differences
"If I hadn’t come to LEAP, I’d still be bullying." One of LEAP’s biggest accomplishments this year was its involvement in Dolan Middle School’s Diversity Day on May 24, 2013. Fourteen LEAP middle and high school students wrote, directed and acted a series of skits about bullying. Along with the skits, they led judgment-free conversations … Continue reading LEAP Successfully Performs Bullying Skits at Dolan Middle School’s Diversity Day