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Kathy Kretman

Kathy Kretman

Kathy Postel Kretman is the Director of Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership, where she leads the University’s nationally-recognized Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program.

Archive: Kathy Kretman

A Slip of the Tongue

The fact that the president listened, heard, and acted to mitigate the damage of his unfortunate comment is a test of good leadership.

By Kathy Kretman | August 6, 2009; 11:41 AM ET | Comments (1)

Not a Predictor of Leadership Skill

Marital fidelity, in and of itself, is not a predictor of how well one will exercise leadership.

By Kathy Kretman | June 30, 2009; 10:35 AM ET | Comments (4)

Teach Leadership Early

There is a growing recognition in all sectors of society that we need to prepare a new generation for leadership in their communities, from local to global, by inspiring them to assume leadership. Leadership education can and should take root much earlier than young adulthood.

By Kathy Kretman | April 23, 2009; 01:26 PM ET | Comments (0)

Recession Heroes

George Jones and the staff of Bread for the City, who deliberated together about how to weather budget cuts, set an example of how to handle this economic crisis with grace and dignity. They are true leaders.

By Kathy Kretman | March 19, 2009; 09:48 AM ET | Comments (0)

No Time for Stereotypes

Perpetuating the overblown debate about female vs. male leadership styles doesn't bring back jobs, strengthen failing organizations or improve the economy.

By Kathy Kretman | March 10, 2009; 10:40 AM ET | Comments (0)

Inspiring a Tough Audience: Teenagers

When trust in our public institutions and elected leaders is at an all-time low, Obama has been able to capture the energy and desire to serve among our nation's young people. If he can turn that enthusiasm into service for the public good, then he will truly be a transformational leader.

By Kathy Kretman | January 12, 2009; 02:38 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Parents Circle-Family Forum

Leadership not always the work of a single individual, and the Parents Circle-Family Forum, which brings together bereaved Palestinians and Israelis, has provided hope where there was none before.

By Kathy Kretman | January 2, 2009; 07:59 AM ET | Comments (0)

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