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Updates from the 2019 PLS Annual Meeting
We caught up with alumni from the Presidential Leadership Scholars program during their annual national gathering.
Last week, Presidential Leadership Scholars from the past five years gathered in Washington D.C. to attend the 2019 PLS annual meeting. During the meeting, Scholars shared how PLS helped them become more effective leaders and why they think the program is unique.
What makes PLS different from other leadership programs?
How did PLS impact you as a leader?
*This article was originally posted on www.presidentialleadershipscholars.org. For more information about the PLS program, visit our Twitter and Instagram handle, @PLSprogram.
I asked two former presidents how they accomplished big things. Their answers surprised me.
This post originally appeared on www.presidentialleaderhipscholars.org What makes a great leader? I used to think I knew. And then I met Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. On the face of it, the former presidents appear quite dissimilar: they’re from different parties and their administrations often espoused contradictory policies. Yet, both were able to institute bold initiatives to help those less fortunate. And they did it, they say, by putting aside their differences with others in order to achieve common goals. I met the two former presidents through the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program, a bipartisan initiative sponsored by the presidential centers of Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush. At a panel discussion I was involved in at this year’s graduation, the two men discussed leadership and critical issues facing our nation. President Clinton told the graduating class a story about attending a din
Lessons in Civility
Presidential Leadership Scholar Scott Eisner reflects on his experience in the program.