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Dartmouth President on Leadership

Being an alum of Dartmouth College, I am particularly inspired by Dartmouth’s 17th president, President Jim Yong Kim. Not only is he the first Asian American president of an Ivy League university, but he is also just an incredible human being. President Kim co-founded Partners in Health with Paul Farmer, among his many achievements. Having…
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CDC Obesity Trends

Might you think the national discussion on obesity is overblown? This information by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is shocking and not shocking. The visual is disturbing.

Ikigai and the Job Search

With the economy in such state, and many families struggling, it’s easy to lose sight of what drives us. When someone asks you “what do you want to do? What’s your passion?,” in this environment, the answer is often, “who cares? I just need a job.” But finding what drives you can indeed help you…
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International Women’s Day

Much of my current research revolves around food, food security, social justice, international development, and non-formal education. Central to these issues is the role of women. Today, March 8, 2010 is International Women’s Day, the theme this year is: Equal rights, equal opportunities: Progress for all. This includes equal rights to food. According to the…
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The Fear of Success

I have spent the last couple months listening to clients and working with my own coach about how I most effectively impact individuals and organizations. It is no secret to those around me, those who know me, and those who have worked with me that I have many interests and have had the fortune of…
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For Individuals

Are you looking for a new job? Applying to graduate school? Wanting to improve your chances of a promotion? Are cultural stereotypes or societal pressures impacting your work? Hummingbird rcc combines over ten years of experience in graduate and undergraduate school admissions, corporate recruiting, and leadership development to customize programs for you to stand out…
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For Organizations

Building on over twelve years of experience in the for-profit, not-for-profit, and academic sectors, Hummingbird rcc provides program design, research, and strategic analysis to help your organization stand out as a global leader. We also provide customized workshops to help your team members be more effective contributors and to negotiate cross-cultural contexts. Customized services include:…
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