Impacting Today and Tomorrow: Working in the Energy Field

There is no more satisfying career for a Fletcher graduate who wants to be at the nexus of energy and environment than to work in the energy field that encompasses both the public and private sectors. As with many Fletcher careers, the route can be circuitous but the opportunities are boundless.

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Getting to the Heart of Global Leadership

One morning, as Mansour was leading a meeting, Carole noticed his extraordinary patience with the team. He encouraged the poorest speakers to contribute, while exuding respect. He never once singled out a team member. He would pose a question or ask for updates, then remain silent until someone spoke. He also allowed them to drone on about their various relationships outside and within the organization. Most of these reports seemed irrelevant to their work, Carole thought. One might assume that Mansour had too much time on his hands – and yet he was highly effective and well respected. How did he do it?

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The Art of Self-Care and Dynamic Global Leadership

What can you give if you are depleted? Global leaders must serve as exemplary role models. As a manager, would you want a tired, burned out team that is disengaged? Yet, if we don’t take care of ourselves, who will? A leader who cares for herself contributes to the successful performance of the team.

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Embracing Hope in a Turbulent World: Five Steps for Global Leaders

September 6, 2016 by Jo Ann Ross
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When your perspectives about world events turn black, it’s time to stop, reflect, and ask yourself: What can I do personally to alleviate my own pessimism, and to offer my team inspirational messages of hope? Think of this dilemma as a fork on the road of global success. Keep reading to discover where the silver-lined fork can be found.

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Stand Against Gender Discrimination in Nationality Laws

August 14, 2016 by Michael Caster
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During its thirty-second session, which concluded last month, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a new resolution on women’s equal right to acquire, change, or pass on their nationality. This is a positive step for gender equality, not only for the potential benefit to women worldwide, but because it demands greater international awareness of the intersectional abuses of discrimination.

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Building an Information Bridge to Gender Equality

August 3, 2016 by Rebecca Pearl-Martinez

An important tool to address women’s and men’s relationship to the environment—sex-disaggregated data and information—is virtually nonexistent. Not having this information makes it difficult to implement these agreements to address gender inequality.

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Why Europe’s Loss Is Actually NATO’s Loss Too

July 22, 2016 by Rafael Loss
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Rather than a lucky coincidence as some have argued, Brexit delivers a heavy blow to the military alliance.

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