5 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Black History Month

Joseph Lalonde

He took bold action and held a position of power no African-American before him had held. Collin Powell was angry when the French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin attacked the United States position leading up to the Iraq War. Dr. Mae Jemison. Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.

Research: 83% of Executives Say They Encourage Curiosity. Just 52% of Employees Agree.

Harvard Business

For example, Mae Jemison, the first African American female astronaut, noted that she was constantly curious as a child. Danas Jurgelevicius/Getty Images. Curiosity is experiencing a “Gold Rush” moment. Books, university classes, and research are popularizing the power of curiosity. Not surprisingly, organizations are increasingly, explicitly looking for curious employees.