Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Danger of the Single Story

  I am a Caucasian, Christian female.   Based on that sentence alone, you have a preconceived idea of who I am as a person.  I’m not sure which part caught your attention more – the identity of my race, … Continue reading

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Autumnal Thoughts on Leadership

I saw a flock of geese flying in their traditional V-shaped pattern this weekend, a common scene in autumn as they migrate south for the winter. One bird at the front determines the path of the entire group, while each … Continue reading

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Leaders Create Leaders

Leaders do more than express their point through words. Anyone can stand in front of a group of people and tell them not only what to do, but how they will do it and when it will be done, but … Continue reading

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Trump is our shepherd or the role of the follower…

There I was, scrolling through my Facebook feed as I usually do during the morning prayer at church (usually thinking I should add some of my friends to my prayer list) and I happened upon a political cartoon published in … Continue reading

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Leadership is Contagious

  The ASCD article, “Road Tested / How Your Leadership is Contagious,” reminds me of this video about a six-year-old Geogia orphan who targets people who are not smiling and tries to make them smile by giving them a small … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Presidential Candidates’ Defintions of Leadership

We have been discussing and developing our definitions of leadership as well as describing the traits and behaviors of good leaders. We were asked to consider if any of our definitions or characteristics could be applied to our current presidential candidates. … Continue reading

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Great Leadership Can Be Learned

In a podcast interview produced by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Dr. John Hennessy discusses how he applied the lessons learned from founding tech start-up companies to his presidency of Stanford University for the last sixteen years.  Hennessy asserts that … Continue reading

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