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When Strength is Gone: Three Stops Along My Journey of Self-Kindness

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Strength. I possess strength in abundance. In the early 1980’s I sat still with my soul to understand who I am in my core being. During this period reflection, one that involved backpacking through Europe, Egypt, and Russia, participation in a series of self-awareness workshops, and time alone bicycling and camping throughout the Northwest, this is what I learned, “I am a beautiful, strong, loving woman.” My soul-song is “Sister” by Chris Williamson:

“Born of the earth, child of God ...

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GUEST POST: Learning Leadership From the Best … and the Worst

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GUEST POST: Learning Leadership From the Best … and the Worst

 

Leadership Blog Post – Micheál Fitzpatrick, Graduate Student, Westminster College, Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business

What makes a man tick?Over the years I have had some great mangers & leaders, but in contrast I have also had some terrible ones. The wonderful thing about reporting to managers & leaders who are who are poor and weak, in terms of their skills ...

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GUEST POST: Quietly Compelling Leadership: Learning from a Marine / General / Professor

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GUEST POST: Quietly Compelling Leadership:  Learning from a Marine / General / Professor

 

About the Author:  Jesse Mease is a Graduate Student of Gore School of Business at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT

Throughout my life I have been fortunate to be surrounded by effective leaders.  Even as a teenager and later a young man I just deemed them to be “good people.”  I was not aware of the numerous studies on leadership, I only knew that they motivated me and affected me in positive ways. After my time in the military, I enrolled in ...

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GUEST POST: K-Crossing Leadership

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GUEST POST: K-Crossing Leadership

 

About The Author: Randall Madsen, Graduate Student, Gore School of Business, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah

Remaining US Troops In Iraq Patrol Restive Babil ProvinceWe were sitting at K-crossing (Kuwait and Iraq’s border) when my convoy commander called us for a brief meeting. “We are leaving here with ten fingers, and ten toes. Let’s return with all ten fingers and all ten toes.” Master ...

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GUEST POST: A Leader Disguised as a Reporter: Nicholas Kristof

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GUEST POST: A Leader Disguised as a Reporter: Nicholas Kristof

About The Author: Christian Firtze, Graduate student at Westminster College pursuing a Master of Schience in Mental Health Counseling


I have a favorite columnist who writes for The New York Times. His name is Nicholas Kristof. He is a brilliant leader disguised as a reporter. I say this because he embodies the very essence of leadership that inspires action. Simon Sinek calls this inspiration towards action, the “why” in his TED TALKS video on: How Great Leaders Inspire Action. ...

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