Recent Content from Leadership Beyond Boundaries

Leadership Lessons Learned – Big Idea #9: Mentoring

Tuesday July 28th, 2015 05:34:59 PM
Leadership Lessons Learned – Idea #9: Mentoring. The ninth of our 20 Leadership Lessons Learned in East Africa: goats (and mentoring) can build livelihoods; while livelihoods (and leadership training) build self-reliance. In combination, the outcomes of leadership development and the outcomes of … Continue reading

Job Opportunity in Leadership Beyond Boundaries

Tuesday July 28th, 2015 02:00:25 PM
Sr. Evaluation Faculty Greensboro, NC USA This position has the overall responsibility of supporting the evaluation and research efforts of Leadership Beyond Boundaries work.  We are looking for a senior evaluator capable of advancing the early leadership evaluation and research … Continue reading

Special Invitation for Young Adults in Western North Carolina

Monday July 27th, 2015 02:00:22 PM
We just finished an extraordinary first program year with FlameBuilders, a global, faith based leadership development program for young adults. Right now, applicants are being accepted for the second program cohort that will begin in September 2015.  The first cohort’s … Continue reading

The Right Time – Class 1 Graduate

Saturday July 25th, 2015 02:00:22 PM
*This blog posting was written by Dana Lyles. When I learned of my acceptance into the FlameBuilders program, admittedly, I wasn’t excited. I wanted a break from learning. I had JUST spent three years completing my coursework in my leadership … Continue reading

Tools that Make a Difference in Youth Leadership Development

Friday July 24th, 2015 02:00:02 PM
Are you passionate about Youth Leadership Development? Watch this video to discover how we can help you can make a difference. Click here for more information about our upcoming Training-of-Trainers Program on August 11th -14th or Contact us at

Leadership Lessons Learned – Big Idea #8: Safe Spaces

Thursday July 23rd, 2015 06:46:22 PM
Leadership Lessons Learned – Idea #8: Safe Spaces. The eighth of our 20 Leadership Lessons Learned in East Africa: creating a safe space isn’t just a nice gesture; it’s critical in promoting empowerment. Safe spaces are environments conducive for learning, trying new … Continue reading

What is FlameBuilders?

Wednesday July 22nd, 2015 02:00:36 PM
In 2014, the Western North Carolina Conference (WNCC) of the United Methodist Church (UMC) collaborated with Boundless Impact, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) and three institutions of higher education (Bennett College, Greensboro College and High Point University) to create … Continue reading

Inspired and Re-energized at Silver Bay

Monday July 20th, 2015 02:00:48 PM
* This blog post was written by Nadja Shashe. Joel Wright and I went up to Silver Bay, NY, USA to attend The Leadership Forum and share lessons learned from our work with Ethiopian youth. Next to that we also promoted our work … Continue reading

Story of the week from Addis Ababa: Women’s Leadership

Friday July 17th, 2015 02:00:54 PM
Based on the half day focused group program pre-assessment, Leadership Beyond Boundaries designed a 3-day Women’s Leadership Training with a focus on Leadership and Communication to 31 World Vision – Ethiopia women staff from all regions.  Based on the feedback, … Continue reading

Leadership Lessons Learned – Big Idea #6: Gamification

Thursday July 16th, 2015 10:00:02 PM
Leadership Lessons Learned – Idea #6: Gamification. The seventh of our 20 Leadership Lessons Learned in East Africa: when debriefed to allow space for dialogue, games can be powerful learning tools. In particular, games that emphasize collaboration, building a team, dealing with … Continue reading

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