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Posted May 6, 2020 by Sherry Richards

Leading in Extraordinary Times Webinar Series

Thanks to everyone who joined us on May 1st for the first installment of our Leading in Extraordinary Times webinar series. In this first session, Niels Agger-Gupta and Susan Thackeray explored, "Creating Joy and Community while Leading Through Difficult Times."

Posted April 24, 2020 by Elizabeth Hartney
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Overcoming the Impact of COVID-19 on Research

While we are all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the students in the MA Leadership (Health Specialization) are perhaps the most profoundly affected.

Posted April 17, 2020 by Wendy Rowe

Resilience during Crisis

While disturbances in our social order or in organizational systems creates personal feelings of negativity, resistance, stress, anxiety and fear, as witnessed with the current COVID-19 pandemic, people possess many resources to cope and be resilient during these times. It is common for people to cope using strategies of protection, inoculation, emotional shutdown or denial. However, far better than just simply coping or surviving the ordeal is the opportunity to thrive (Park, 1998).

Tags: leadership
Posted March 21, 2020 by Sheena Howard & Elizabeth Hartney
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Inspiration for Graduate Research 

Grappling with research is a major challenge for graduate students. And in just over a year since beginning a masters degree, you are faced with leading your own action-oriented, engaged research project. While the online courses you take, and your second residency, will set you up with the skills and feedforward to begin your project, conducting research can sometimes feel like a daunting prospect.

Tags: leadership
Posted February 10, 2020 by Wanda Krause
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The Future of Leadership

Regardless of where you plan to work, the world is becoming more diverse and more complex. As Artificial Intelligence transforms jobs and job opportunities, your edge will be leadership skills that place you in a position to work effectively in what we recognize as an increasingly global and fast-changing world.

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