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Does Race or Gender Make the Leader?

There are many different definitions of Leadership. Of course, these vary dramatically depending on whom you are asking and in what context you may be…

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Leadership, Trust, and Politics

Whether we know it or not and whether we would like to admit it or not, we are all involved in politics to some degree….

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Servant Leadership and its Pitfalls: BE AWARE

Coined by Robert K. Greenleaf, Servant Leadership (SL) is a hybrid of Strategic Leadership and Operational Leadership (Blanchard, 2018). This leadership style is known for…

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The REAL Che Guevara

A few years ago, I saw a video of a teacher’s union marching down the street. These teachers were protesting in support of higher wages….

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A Leadership Lesson from Gandhi

The life of Gandhi, and for that matter, his quests, are often subject to scrutiny, wonderment, and amazement due in large part to cultural differences,…

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Machiavelli “The Prince” – Was It A Warning?

When reading “The Prince,” one cannot help but feel Machiavelli’s frustration and pain. His pain could have been rooted in his exile, his desire to…

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The Traits Necessary to be a University President

Introduction John Kroger, of INSIDE HigherED, has argued that “a university president may need significantly greater leadership skills to achieve good outcomes than leaders in…

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Leadership, Learning, and Critical Reflection

Learning is essential to leadership (Brown & Posner, 2001). Catch-phrases such as “Leadership is Learning,” “The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners,” and “A Sign of…

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Power and Leadership Are Different

The Difference between Power and Leadership Leadership and Power are two very different concepts, and differentiating the two is quite important. There are about as…

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The Remarkable Leadership of Thomas Paine

A complete failure can change the world. Someone once perceived as a loser can inspire millions of people to do amazing things. Such was the…