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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. Nobody’s as powerful as we make them out to be. Dr. Mae Jemison. Attack it with a renewed passion and find a new solution to your problem. Be the first. Thurgood Marshall was the first African-American to serve on the US Supreme Court.

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

Harvard Business Review

Books, university classes, and research are popularizing the power of curiosity. 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. Second, identity can authorize curiosity.