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Workplace Autonomy – A Leadership Discussion

When working with organizations, I often profess the need for autonomy for that organization’s employees. However, it’s not as simple as just letting go of…

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Turning Change Management into Change Leadership

If you have ever worked a corporate job, you have probably heard of the term Effective Change Management before. If not, perhaps you have heard…

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Q & A: Questionable Employee Social Media Posts

I was recently asked my opinion regarding questionable employee social media posts. Such posts can definitely complicate things. Let’s explore this for a moment. Question…

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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…