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John Schiavone

John C. Schiavone is a writer and technology professional specializing in leadership development.
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Developing Leadership Skills through Reflection and Self-Discovery

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 20, 2018 3:32:00 PM / by John Schiavone posted in Leadership Development, Leadership Journey

Learn how a regular practice of self-reflection leads to a world of self-discovery, personal growth, and leadership development with USC's Sol Price School of Public Policy's Executive Master of Leadership team and master's student, David Gevorkyan.

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Public Safety Leadership Interview with Chief John Thomas

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2018 7:39:00 AM / by John Schiavone posted in Leadership Development, Leadership Journey

Simon Flores, Director of Regional and Engagement Programs at the USC Alumni Association conducted an interview with John Thomas, Chief of the Department of Public Safety.

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My Leadership Journey: Jennifer Grasso, LAPD SWAT

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 2, 2018 8:23:00 AM / by John Schiavone posted in Leadership Journey, Women Leadership


Carol Geffner, Director of USC's Executive Master of Leadership Program: I'm very happy to say that I have a soon to be alum with us today, Jennifer Grasso. Jen, why don't you tell us a little bit about your position.

Grasso: I'm Jennifer Grasso. I'm a police officer with the Los Angeles Police Department. I've been with the department a little over 22 years, and I'm currently assigned to the Special Weapons and Tactics Team also known as SWAT.

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My Leadership Journey: Joy White, Executive Director, Space and Missile Systems Center

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 24, 2018 8:39:00 AM / by John Schiavone posted in Leadership Journey

Carol Geffner, Professor of the Practice of Governance, Management and Policy, and Director of the Executive Master of Leadership program, interviewed Joy White, Executive Director, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base. Discover Joy's leadership journey.

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4 Easy Steps to Writing a Leadership Development Plan that Works

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 12, 2018 8:41:00 AM / by John Schiavone posted in Leadership Development

As generations retire or ascend the rungs of the leadership ladder, organizations face common challenges when developing leaders. Let's explore how organizations and individuals alike can write a leadership development plan that works.

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