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May 19, 2016
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Potentially 4.2 million workers are newly eligible for overtime pay when the U.S. Labor Department’s revised rules for the matter take effect Dec. 1, 2016. The White House says the $23,660-to-$47,476 salary threshold rise for overtime pay reinforces the 40-hour workweek as “a pillar of economic security for working families.” But Smith School economist Peter Morici says the rules could backfire for entry-level...

Feb 24, 2016
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You have an amazing brain. It can filter millions of pieces of data per second, selecting a few dozen facts for your conscious self to interpret and act upon. Unfortunately, the same brain betrays you when it comes to discerning reality and making objective, values-based decisions. Read more...

Feb 16, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning
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The Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC) at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland will be co-sponsoring an engaging discussion on Unconscious Bias with several MBA student organizations including the Smith Association of Women MBAs (SAWMBA), the Black MBA Association, the Latin American MBA Student Association (LAMBASA), and the Smith Pride Alliance on Feb. 22, 2016.

Feb 16, 2016
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The Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC) at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland will be cohosting an event on March 1, 2016, with the Smith DC/NoVa Alumni Club featuring Bill McGowan of Clarity Media Group and author of Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time. McGowan will be presenting a workshop on building blocks of speaking in a memorable way, which has a huge impact on how people are perceived.

Dec 01, 2015
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WorkshopThe Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted “The Business of You,” a personal branding workshop for women in the Smith alumni and MBA community on Nov. 12, 2015. The workshop featured speakers Carolyn Covey Morris, Founder and CEO of QMobius Inc., a brand...

Nov 30, 2015
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The Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC), in partnership with Smith School Associate Dean Joyce Russell, co-sponsored a panel, “Business Athletes” for the Smith School Business Summit in Baltimore on Friday, November 13, 2015. Dean Russell led the panel discussion featuring Cathy Reese, UMD Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach, Carolyn Covey Morris, founder and CEO of QMobius, and Donna Meachum Blackman, Senior VP of Finance for BET Networks. The panelists drew parallels between the traits of exemplar sports athletes and those needed by...

Nov 02, 2015
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The Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is sponsoring a panel on the “Business Athletes” leadership model at the Smith School Business Summit on Nov. 13, 2015, in Baltimore.

Jun 01, 2015
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The Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted a workshop featuring Janet Ioli, Lead Executive Coach for Northrup Grumman and President of The Mana Group for a workshop focused on building credibility as a leader. Ioli has over 25 years of experience as an executive coach and organizational development consultant for Fortune 200 companies and is author of “The Cure: Remedies for the 5 Ailments that Plague Organizations.”

May 11, 2015
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“It’s a mixed bag. On the one hand you’re excited about the challenge that’s involved, but you also perceive the threats.”
Kathryn M. Bartol
Co-director, Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change (CLIC)

Mar 26, 2015
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Working professionals with an interest in the Washington, D.C., region have a new source for bite-sized business insights, delivered weekly to their inboxes from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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