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Leadership Oakland Cornerstone Program Experience

With only two weeks before the Cornerstone Program application deadline, anticipation is growing as we review the applications already received. The prospective Class of LOXXVII is upholding the tradition of being smart, committed, community-minded leaders from a...

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Are You Serving as You Lead?

The first time I heard the term servant leadership I thought “what kind of crazy leadership fad is that?” My early leadership career was spent in an industry that was highly competitive and unpredictable. Weren’t leaders supposed to be strong, dynamic and decisive?...

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What Makes LO So Special?

As I’ve been making the introductory rounds at various community events, I often find a lot of curiosity about Leadership Oakland and what makes it so special. To be honest, it’s difficult for me to put into words without feeling like a salesperson that’s a bit too...