Tag Archives: youth

Leadership, Learning, Life

Leadership, Learning, and Life are the three facets of who we are as individuals, as we learn and grow, work and play, take on leadership responsibilities, and live a full life with others. Each Wisdom Explorer™ quote has been selected to … READ MORE

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Experience Explorer in Singapore with Emerging Leaders

Here is a report from the field about using Experience Explorer in a program for youth leaders. Hi Meena, I’d like to share my first ever experience in using the Experience Explorer cards last Friday in a ‘live’ class. On … READ MORE

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Values Exploration: Authentic Leadership Alliance

Thanks to Susan Tardanico for these insightful and detailed instructions for using Values Explorer. These instructions are great for individual, self-guided values exploration, and are a wonderful template for a facilitator or teacher working with a group. Susan knows what … READ MORE

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CCL Conducts Evaluation with Afghan and U.S. Youth

Heather Champion, a senior faculty member with CCL’s Evaluation Center, recently completed an evaluation of Youth LINKS, a virtual cultural exchange program between youth in the United States and Afghanistan. Global Nomads Group, a U.S. nonprofit, in collaboration with the … READ MORE

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Wisdom Explorer™ used to open a discussion or introduce a leadership development program

David Magellan Horth writes … “I did this with a group of students and faculty at Birmingham Southern College. We were sitting in a circle so that made the beginning of the discussion a little more intimate and safe. I … READ MORE

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Leadership Explorer tools at the HMC Conference, St. Andrews, Scotland

Steadman Harrison from the Center for Creative Leadership took these great photos at the HMC Conference at St. Andrews, Scotland. More on global leadership at Leadership Beyond Boundaries. HMC Conference 2011 Scotland from Charles Palus  *** Here are collages from … READ MORE

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What is the biggest challenge that youth face in Ethiopia?

Our Leadership Beyond Boundaries team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, asked this question of former street kids, now leaders-in-training, using an Ethiopian version of Visual Explorer to start the dialogue: (From the bearded man clockwise … ) “The elders and our … READ MORE

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Metaphor My Life (VIDEO)

Global Citizen Year Fellow Ananda Day talks about imagery, metaphor, and life: “Some people live their lives in technicolor. Others live life in misery. And still others live in ignorance, bliss, knowledge, etc. While there may not be one way … READ MORE

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What do you see? Using Visual Explorer for admissions essays at the New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

click through to the New York Times article more on Dean Schall’s address more at the NYU site more at Leading Effectively CCL blog reposted from the New York Times, EducationLife section, Sunday, November 1, 2009 Below is the online … READ MORE

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What values are you living by?

Values Explorer ™ in action … The Center for Creative Leadership partnered with Rotary District 7680 to provide youth in the Charlotte area a powerful youth leadership experience. This was a pioneering project with Rotary to unlock the leadership potential … READ MORE

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Jane Goodall Global Youth Summit: Video introduction to VE (VIDEO)

Visual Explorer was used to close Jane Goodall’s Global Youth Summit, and the event was captured on video. The question posed was “What is one of the most important things that you learned about leadership at the Global Youth Summit?” The … READ MORE

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Leadership Beyond Boundaries

The Center for Creative Leadership is making a difference in grassroots leadership worldwide by means of our Leadership Beyond Boundaries initiative. Visual Explorer and Leadership Metaphor Explorer are just a few of the tools used in this initiative to have better dialogue … READ MORE

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Using VE in youth leadership programmes at Excelerator: The New Zealand Leadership Institute

We have been having an excellent ongoing conversation with Lisa Markwick at Excelerator: the New Zealand Leadership Institute about effective applications of Visual Explorer in her work. Here is a fascinating story about using VE to conduct pre-program interviews, and … READ MORE

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Visual Explorer™ Step by Step Instructions

There are typically five steps in a VE session: 1. Frame 2. Browse 3. Reflect 4. Share 5. Extend *** 1. Frame First, select the general topic of the conversation. For some groups the topic will be a given, for … READ MORE

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