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    Duquesne University Breakfast Series to Start with ‘Look Before You Lead: Leadership Starts Within’

    The School of Leadership and Professional Advancement will kick off its Leadership Breakfast Series with Look Before You Lead: Leadership Starts Within, on Tuesday, March 11, from 8 to 10 a.m. in the Power Center Ballroom. A continental breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m.

    Michelle Tate, a leadership coach and trainer, will use John Maxwell's book Leadership 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know as a framework to help participants develop their leadership abilities and promote their personal and organizational success.

    To register, visit The $45 cost includes parking, continental breakfast and handout materials.

    These Tuesday Leadership Series sessions, which run through December, include:

    • April 1, Servant Leadership: A Practical View of Its Advantages, facilitated by Tom Crea
    • May 13, Identifying, Developing and Creating Tomorrow's Leaders Today: Leadership and Succession Planning, facilitated by Dr. Gerald Groves
    • June 10, Implementing Your Change Management Plan for Sustained Results, facilitated by Sonia Layne-Gartside
    • July 15, Leader and Passion: Two Words That Will Flip Your World, facilitated by Frank Lehner
    • Aug. 12, Empowering Your Team: Recruiting, Retaining & Inspiring Women in the Workplace, panel discussion
    • Sept. 9, Toxic Workplace Behavior: The Leader's Role for Resolution, facilitated by Dr. Mitch Nickols
    • Oct. 7, Let's Get Engaged!, facilitated by Jeff Tobe
    • Nov. 4, Successful Leadership-What Does It Take? A Candid Conversation with Leaders Around the Region, panel discussion
    • Dec. 2, Emotional Intelligence: A Different Kind of Smart, facilitated by Jane Patterson Abbate and Bill Abbate.

    The Leadership Breakfast Series, an educational and networking event, relates leading-edge topics to your professional and personal lives and is designed to enhance your skills as a leader.

    Duquesne University

    Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.