4 Little-Known Reasons Martin Luther King was an Amazing Leader, Human
As Columbia Business School professor Hitendra Wadhwa observes, King had to tame his anger in order to become a "messenger of peaceful struggle." King worked hard to maintain his nonviolence and admonished himself when he didn't.
5 Pillars of Becoming a Self-Aware Leader
Americans are obsessed with doing. We like to be in constant motion even if we don’t always have a clear sense of exactly where we are going. As long as we are moving, we feel productive. But this steady movement is often unnecessary and unproductive, and professor Hitendra Wadhwa from Columbia University is trying to change this mentality.
Keeping the Stupid Out of Your Life
Since we can be pulled up or down by the people around us, Hitendra Wadhwa, a Columbia University professor who teaches the popular Personal Leadership and Success course, encourages his students to reengineer their “social environment so that it supports you in moving toward, rather than away from, your ideal self.”
Leadership Lesson from Lincoln
“It wasn't Abraham Lincoln's strengths but the self-discipline with which he used those strengths for the right purpose.” The founder of Institute for Personal Leadership, Professor Hitendra Wadhwa speaks about How Lincoln Became America’s Greatest President.
Yoga Meets the Boardroom
Professor Hitendra Wadhwa is both yogi and businessman. Through his approach, which he calls Personal Leadership, Wadhwa brings together meditation and techniques for building awareness, scientific research, lessons from the great leaders of history and today's corporate environment. By combining these seemingly disparate elements, he offers a way to approach living in the world of business that is not only more balanced and fulfilling, but also leads to ultimately greater success.
Columbia Launches Its First Online Leadership Program
Columbia Business School professor Hitendra Wadhwa is to launch the school’s first online executive program later this month, intended for both individual and corporate users.
The Church of B-School
Sharing pieces of your emotional past sounds more like the stuff of support groups than MBA programs, but schools are recognizing a need to add these experiences to their curriculum.
Columbia Conspiracies: The suited man always being filmed
For about a year now, around the hectic walkways of Columbia's campus I have repeatedly observed a suited gentleman being filmed on camera. You know who I'm talking about. He's tall, dark, middle-aged and mysterious. And not to mention handsome.
Columbia Conspiracies SOLVED: The suited man always being filmed
Two weeks ago we posted a Columbia Conspiracies article about the suited man always being filmed on campus. You've seen him. You know who we’re talking about.He’s tall, dark, middle-aged and mysterious. And not to mention handsome. Thanks to some great detective work by “Carkiller” in the comments, we finally know who he is.