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Three Myths About Leadership We Must Help Students Discard

8shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn For decades now, leadership professors and leader development specialists have categorized leadership using an uppercase letter: Leader, verses a lowercase letter: leader. This is helpful in determining how different people influence a team. First, those who appear to be natural leaders, often in positions of authority, are Leaders. The uppercase…

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Five Brilliant Leadership Lessons From the Protests in Louisville

30shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn One of the most moving stories emerging from the protests against police brutality, and on behalf of George Floyd (and others) who’ve been victims of racists cops, was a story out of the protests in Louisville, Kentucky in response to the killing of Breonna Taylor. Officer Galen Hinshaw heard the…

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How Student Leadership is Morphing for Generation Z

21shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn “I see leadership differently than my parent’s generation does.” Those are the words of Brandon, a college sophomore, who ended his semester at home when the entire student body at Vanderbilt University left due to COVID-19. The coronavirus is changing us, and Brandon believes it is only accelerating a change…

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Five Steps to Lead Students Wisely During the Coronavirus Pandemic

25shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn What most of us assumed would go away in a matter of days in China, has become a global pandemic, according to the World Health Organization. The Coronavirus is now headline news on every major network and on social media feeds everywhere. We can’t escape it. Sarah Sparks, reporter and…

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