Executive Master of Leadership Blog

Mauricio Guardado - Becoming a Change Agent Through the EML

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 18, 2022 1:44:38 PM / by Hailey Sole posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation, leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership Styles, Leadership Journey, Leadership Skills

Mauricio Guardado (EML Cohort 6) shares his experience as a student of the USC Sol Price Executive Master of Leadership Program. From pinpointing key takeaways to emphasizing the importance of expanding your network, Mauricio details his journey through the EML Program and shares just how the EML has shaped him into the leader he is today.

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Sahra Roberts - Navigating the New Hybrid Landscape as a Global Leader

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 12, 2021 10:15:28 AM / by Kristin Lau posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation, leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership Styles, Leadership Journey, Leadership Skills, Communication, Gratitude, virtual workspace

Sahra Roberts (EML Cohort 10) shares her marketing journey from her time at Disney and now at Yum! Brands, detailing how she's adapted to the new digital workspace during the pandemic. Looking after teams from Toronto to Mumbai, Sahra also provides insight about how EML has empowered her to be the global leader that she is today.

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Jimmy Dutra - My Political Leadership Journey

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 12, 2021 8:44:05 AM / by Clarissa Kusel posted in Transformation, Inclusiveness, governance, Leadership Development, Leadership Styles, Leadership Journey, Leadership Skills, Political Leadership, Mission Driven, Purpose Leadership

Mayor Jimmy Dutra shares his political leadership journey that led him to become the first openly gay mayor for the City of Watsonville, California.

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EML: Transitioning Leadership Online and Beyond

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2020 11:20:05 AM / by Laura S. Wittcoff, DSW, LICSW posted in Transformation, Blended Learning, Online Learning, Innovation, leadership, Distance Learning, Communication

EML teaches us all aspects of leadership. We begin the program concentrating on our individual leadership styles and then build into strategies for the organization and beyond. We ask ourselves the hard questions of what is leadership and how can we be the best version of ourselves in a leadership role. We discuss how to build on what we know and challenge ourselves to realize there is always more to learn.

Recognizing opportunities for ourselves to be challenged and make change is important to assure our lives evolve professionally and personally. We often recite the EML mantra that we should be “comfortable being uncomfortable”.

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Black Lives Have Always Mattered: Zenobia Gaither, BIPOC Leadership and Personal Development Coach

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2020 8:28:46 AM / by Zenobia R. Gaither, EML|EBC posted in Transformation, Inclusiveness, Public Health, leadership, social inclusion, inequality, Leadership Development, Leadership Journey, Leadership Skills, Change Leadership, Communication, Listening

As our Country enters into the third week of the Black Lives Matter Movement ignited by back-to-back acts of police brutality on unarmed black people it remains a magnified movement today. The recent loss of the life of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, has quickly escalated into the renewal of raising our consciousness for the need to dismantle white supremacy and systemic racism. A movement that is long overdue, wouldn’t you agree? As leaders today, we have a duty to incorporate daily practices that both addresses and supports the Black Lives Matter movement for the long haul.

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