Leading Stories

Dog Days of Summer

by Julie Allen "It was 7 minutes after midnight. The dog was lying on the grass in the middle of the lawn in front of Mrs. Shears's house. Its eyes were closed. It looked as if it was running on its s
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Experience Required
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Experience Required

by Julie Allen A recent Forbes survey of 100 top HR managers, recruiters and CEOs asked what qualifications are most important for entry-level job seekers to obtain to be successful in their companie
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A Letter to Dr. Price
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A Letter to Dr. Price

By Julie Allen, Founder and CEO There are supporters and there are Champions.  But there’s only one Dr. Price. When we tell people about our partner high school, Lincoln North Star, the ”star” of th
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Tutoring as a way to give back
Leading Stories

Tutoring as a way to give back

This semester, our student leaders have been working closely with five tutors from the University of Nebraska. Students are welcome to stop in three days per week to receive academic help. We intervie
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Meet Mary!
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Meet Mary!

We encourage all Lead Up Leaders to utilize LinkedIn to leverage the power of networks. We asked Junior Leader Mary some questions about the career ambitions listed on her LinkedIn profile, here’s wha
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Leading with Kindness Challenge
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Leading with Kindness Challenge

On February 14, 2018, 14 students and 3 staff members were killed by a gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Lead Up students were horrified by this act of violence and decided to take actio...
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Friday Night at the Theater
Leading Stories

Friday Night at the Theater

The snow was just beginning to fly as we gathered with our leaders at Nebraska Wesleyan University’s theater to enjoy a performance of Peter and the Starcatcher. For some, it was the first time they...
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