• Deputy United States Marshal Charles Bradley was determined to create cultural change from within to better serve his agency and his community. In this issue of Inspire, you'll see how one leader used a negative experience from his youth to create a positive outcome as an adult.

Building Community, Year End Special (Part II)

While the 'new normal' for many millennials means multiple jobs or employers early in their careers, the leadership skills and characteristics developed early on can provide a versatile foundation for becoming a sustainable leader in a variety of environments. In this issue, we converse with American Public University System's Financial Aid Process Team Manager Samuel Taylor about the importance of relationship building to create a sense of community as a transformational leader.

Change From Within

Deputy United States Marshal Charles Bradley was determined to create cultural change from within to better serve his agency and his community. In this issue of Inspire, you'll see how one leader used a negative experience from his youth to create a positive outcome as an adult.

A Road Less Travelled

When Dollar General Corporation's Sr. Director of Talent Development & Training (ret.) Donna Turk was 17, she wanted to be a doctor. But when opportunities in the retail industry opened several unexpected doors, she traveled on a different pathway of self-discovery and professional growth.

The Renaissance Man

Lifelong learning is essential to being a well-rounded leader in a flatter, more interconnected global society. In this issue of Inspire, we talk with celebrated author, history professor and winner of Inspire's 2014 Nominate A Leader Contest, Dr. Mark Bowles.

Cultural Competence In A Diverse World

Effective diversity and inclusion programs are the core of successful businesses. In this issue of Inspire, we speak with Dr. Billy Vaughn of the Diversity Training University International to understand key linkages between cultural competence, high performing organizations and the legacies they leave.

Driving Environmental Impact Worldwide

Morris Koffa is a special individual who has helped establish a nonprofit organization, Africa Environmental Watch, whose purpose is to educate African citizens on environmental issues. Inspire speaks with American Public University graduate, Mr. Koffa about his group's work in Africa to provide better resources for its citizens.

Leading Through Crisis

From the Philippine island of Mindanao to war-torn Middle East nations, social scientist and American Public University System Professor Brandt Smith knows about leading through crisis. In this issue, we talk with Dr. Smith about how leaders connect heart and mind to unite people during difficult times.