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Debunking Myths: “What We Know About Leadership From Science”

The CMC community officially welcomed Professor David V. Day during the Installation Ceremony as the Steven L. Eggert ’82 P’15 Professor of Leadership. He spoke on the topic of “What We Know about Leadership from Science” where he debunked many of the myths and misconceptions about leadership. Read Full Story

SLE: Popping the CMC Bubble

Learn about the impact the Sophomore  Leadership Experience had on the sophomore class. The retreat took students to the shores of Malibu for a community bonding and leadership development experience. Read Full Story

S&P Global CEO Shares Secrets to Success

Doug Peterson always took the jobs that no one wanted. Now he has the job that everyone wants. He is the CEO of one of the most influential companies in the world, the S&P Global. His unconventional career journey has taken him all over the globe, and it started here at CMC. Read Full Story

How We Win: Exploring Nonprofit Impact and Success

In the first of a four part Nonprofit Success Series, social innovators and non-profit organizations gathered to learn how to best maximize effectiveness and increase their potential for success. Read Full Story

2017 CMC Board of Trustees Appointments Announced

KLI Advisory Board Member, Tina Daniels ‘93 was appointed to the Board of Trustees. Congratulations, Tina! Read Full Story

How Marko Liu is Changing the Way the World Looks at Leadership

Marko Liu wants to change China with his leadership research. He recently joined the Kravis Leadership Institute as a visiting scholar from Beijing, China for the next 19 months. So why exactly did Liu trade the bustling streets of Beijing for the quaint roads of Claremont, California? Read Full Story

Impact CMC Weekend Career Panel: How to Jump Start Your Career and Succeed in Spite of Failure

KLI invited successful Kravis Fellows to campus to participate in a panel about career advancement, exploring interests, and the nuances of failure. We often give failure a negative reputation, but the five panelists challenge us to rewire how we think about failure. Read Full Story

Meet Daniel Kan, CMC alum who recently sold his startup for 1B

CMC Alum and Kravis Fellow, Daniel Kan ’09, recently sold his startup business to General Motors for more than a billion dollars. While on campus, Kan sat down with us to share his journey and secrets to starting a company. Read Full Story

Success Redefined: An Interview with Kyle Weiss

Interview with Kyle Weiss ‘15, a recent CMC graduate and former Kravis Leadership Institute employee, who shares his career history, CMC education, and his definition of the meaning of success. Read Full Story

A Dinner With Nanxi Liu

The Dinner with World Changers speaker series brought speakers to campus during the fall semester. Nanxi Liu came to the Kravis Leadership Institute to talk about her journey as an entrepreneur and social innovator. Read Full Story

Leadership Studies Sequence Video Project

The KLI student team worked on putting together a Leadership Studies Sequence video highlighting the benefits of enrolling. See the final product here.  Read Full Story

Still an Analyst: From Leadership to Finance

KLI student researcher Tierra Patmavanu ’18 shares her summer intership experience at Cain Brothers. Read Full Story



Upcoming Events

  • January 16th First Day of Spring 2018 Semester
  • January 19th-21st Frehsman Half Retreat
  • February 1st KLI Partnered Internship Deadline
  • February 2nd "Influencing Without Authority" Workshop 
  • February 23rd Women and Leadership Workshop: Making Her Story
  • March 1st - 2nd 26th Annual Kravis-de Roulet Conference
  • March 2nd KLI Sponsored Internship Application Deadline
  • March 2nd - 3rd Women of Color Power and Purpose Forum
  • April 6th  “Understanding Your Leadership Operating System” Workshop
  • April 10th - 11th KLI Advisory Board Meeting and Activities
  • April 20th - 21st  Alumni Weekend
  • May 12th Commencement 
  • May 13th - 19th Moonshot House Retreat

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