It’s graduation time! Students all over the world put on the graduation robes they worked so hard to earn. This accomplishment may have required a lot of external, physical work—sprinting to class, carrying heavy books, straining your eyes to read one more page. But the external robes mainly indicate an internal change. Your mind is stronger than it was before. You carry more knowledge and more critical thinking skills than you had when you started. It is this internal change that qualifies you to put on the external robes. The Hogwartsian robes do not make you smarter—the change comes first…

Whether you are a business leader, a community leader, a pastor, or a parent who wants to lead your family well, there is a place for you in the partnership between The Global Leadership Summit and Wheaton College. I truly believe that each of us, working together, can use our leadership influence to transform the people and communities around us. That’s why I’m excited that Wheaton College and Billy Graham Center are partnering with the Global Leadership Summit to help attendees deepen their summit experience and grow their influence by earning a Global Leadership Certificate. Many organizations encourage their staff…