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The Math of Leadership Development

By admin
February 8, 2018

NEXUS was recently featured in a Second Presbyterian Church’s publication. The article shares about NEXUS and gives perspectives from a Mentor and Protégé point of view. Second Presbyterian Church is a founding partner of NEXUS and remains a supporter. To read the article CLICK HERE.

Jason Wexler Speaking on Planning

By admin
February 8, 2018

“Memphis provides you the access to people and gives you the opportunity to be impactful.” -Jason Wexler Jason Wexler, President of Business Operations for the Memphis Grizzlies was the speaker at the NEXUS October session. Jason is an innovative and authentic leader who shared his thoughts on “Planning as a Leader.” A few points that […]

A Conversation About Race and Leading Through Change

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February 8, 2018

“Crossover and intentionally get to know other people.” -Jose Velazquez “I don’t look at diversity and inclusion as a thing but what I do.” -Terri Freeman At the November session we had a conversation about “Leading Through Change-Diversity and Inclusion in Memphis”. Terri Lee Freeman, President, National Civil Rights Museum; Jose Velazquez, Co-Founder & Managing […]

Building with Mauricio Calvo

By admin
February 8, 2018

Mauricio Calvo, Director of Latino Memphis spoke to the NEXUS Class of 2018 in February on the topic of “Building as a Leader”. He shared 12 things he believes it takes to build a leader: 1. show up 2. know yourself and your strengths 3. learn the art of negotiation and compromise 4. have a […]

Rob Carter Talks About Dreaming

By admin
February 8, 2018

“Can I dream to be the best? Do I have the courage to dream?” -Rob Carter Rob Carter is a exceptional leader and presenter. We have hosted him at NEXUS several times and his presentation at the December session was the most impactful that I have heard. Rob Carter, Senior Vice President & Chief Information […]

Building Leaders With Reggie Davis

By admin
May 23, 2017

  “Good leaders build strong followers, great leaders build more leaders.”  Reggie Davis NEXUS continues to build strong leaders that are having an impact in our city and the next generation. This May, the NEXUS Class of 2017 graduated; NEXUS has now trained over 800 principle-centered leaders looking to lead Memphis to a better place.  […]

Choose NEXUS

By admin
May 17, 2017

CHOOSE NEXUS Thank you for choosing NEXUS! I am amazed at the many dynamic leaders that chose to participate in this year’s class as Mentors and Protégés, the many key-leaders that chose to teach our monthly sessions, the many incredible volunteers that are dedicated by serving on our Board of Directors and committees, and the […]

NEXUS Board Chairman’s Year in Review

By admin
May 17, 2017

NEXUS Year in Review by: Bathsheba Sams, NEXUS Board Chairman & NEXUS Mentor, Class of 2017 On behalf of the NEXUS Board of Directors, congratulations to the Mentors and Protégés of the graduating NEXUS Class of 2017!   NEXUS now has graduated over 800 principle-centered leaders, all with the motivation to be the best leaders and make our […]

Thank You Mr. Ducker

By admin
April 21, 2017

Many of you know that I serve a Board Member for the NEXUS Program. NEXUS is a Mentoring Program where we are developing the next generation of Leaders in our community. We meet on the First Thursday of each month. On Thursday last, we had a fascinating speaker who spoke on the subject of Planning. […]

Mentoring Matters

By admin
April 21, 2017

I am a graduate of the NEXUS class of 2014, and for me, the program really accomplished its mission. I was in the program during a really transitional time in my life, and it was the best thing I could have done at that point. I was able to fully commit to NEXUS, because the […]

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