Global Drucker Forum Ignites a Conversation for the New Generation

A few weeks ago, I had the extraordinary opportunity of attending the 7th Annual Global Peter Drucker Forum in Vienna, Austria. The ideas of Peter Drucker have always inspired and motivated me, but witnessing a live discussion and keynote presentations from global thought leaders was an experience that I will never forget. Here are my […]

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“To serve is to live.” | Interview with Frances Hesselbein

As part of the #Passion2Action series, Joan Kuhl and Brianna Mercado host interviews with scholars and thought leaders from all over the world in order to share with you the best of the best stories and career advice. This episode is a very special one, featuring Joan’s long-time mentor, biggest inspiration, and battle buddy, Frances […]

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What I Learned After 4 Days at a Global Leadership Academy | Brianna Mercado

As I packed my bags in preparation for the Hesselbein Global Leadership Academy, I had no idea what to expect. Joan had told me countless stories about Pittsburgh and her life as an undergraduate. I was thrilled to peek into her past and learn more about this “Global Academy” that she so often spoke of. After spending […]

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The Rejection Letter

Personal branding, relationships, skills, and experience are very important topics among career advice. But one topic that many people don’t talk about is your heart and character- having a deep desire to put others before yourself and make a different in people’s lives. This is a quality that many we, Millennials, have ingrained in our mindset, […]

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