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Leading Ourselves First

As Anita said last week, this year we’re revisiting the MnSCU leadership competencies. The list is posted on the Higher Edge site, and you can see that it’s categorized into… 234 more words

Higher Education

What makes a successful leader?

Several years ago, we asked over 150 leaders throughout the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities the question: “What makes a successful leader?” From a series of interviews with board members, cabinet members, presidents, chief academic officers, and focus groups with many other leaders, we gathered much wisdom, along with diverse thoughts and opinions. 210 more words

Higher Education

All you _____ look alike.

All you _____ look alike. Fill in the  blanks with your least favorite tribe.

You notice differences when you care.

Rookie managers often struggle to tell the tops from the tails. 108 more words

Leadership & Strategy

Wrong Turn

The arhetypal Westerner is aghast at seeing utter chaos on India’s roads. I know because I have seen far too many of them curl up in fetal position at the sight of a three-wheeled auto-rickshaw on the “wrong” side of the road. 197 more words

Change Enablement

Coach for behaviors, not attitudes.

Tar has shown interest in a people lead role. He has earned the respect of his peers, juniors and seniors for deep scientific expertise. His is a many-feathered cap. 517 more words

Change Enablement

Start with the basics

Most of us didn’t go into higher education or leadership to manage budgets (apologies to my accounting and budget colleagues). Or in today’s environment, to cut budgets. 307 more words

Higher Education

How good are you in leading yourself? Take the test!

Self-leadership: From leading others to leading yourself
Hi, I thought this time I would focus on leading you!  This time I have put together a short self assessment for you to undertake.   951 more words
Christian Leadership