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Leadership Communique, 12/8/2013

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Lessons in Leadership Good frozen Sunday to you! We are counting on clearing skies to assist our UCO crew in preparing the grounds for a safe finals week. But please be cautious walking and driving. Slow and steady make good sense in ice and snow. I want you to successfully complete this semester and return [...]

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Patrice spoke on many important items but one that stood out was her point on finding true north for yourself. What is your true North?

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During Regent Ogden’s presentation he mentioned time twice. He mentioned that people need to find that their time is valued and that you are being respectful of everyone’s time. Why is it important to value time and how can you be a better steward of your time?

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Leadership Communique, 12/1/2013

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Lessons in Leadership Hello to all of you It is the first Sunday in December. By now you have celebrated Thanksgiving each in your own way. If you we able to return home, I hope there were special moments you will tuck away as keepers. I trust that you made memorable use of this holiday. [...]

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Leadership Communique 11/24/2013

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Lessons in Leadership Good morning! It is a cold morning in Edmond with the promise of winter weather today. Be aware as you venture out as conditions could change even as you move about. This is an abbreviated week at UCO. The Thanksgiving holiday begins on Wednesday, though I am confident you need not be [...]

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JFK 50th Anniversary

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Dear UCO community, I could not let this day pass without comment. If you are 55 years old or beyond, today, November 22nd, likely holds a unique place in your life. You, and I, are able to answer the question, “Where were you when Kennedy was shot?” For us at the time it was a [...]

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Leadership Communique, 11/17/2013

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Lessons in Leadership Good morning, Sunday in mid November and it will be 70 degrees on the UCO campus in Edmond. It is hard to imagine a more attractive recipe for a fall weekend. Our trees and shrubs are clinging to the last of their vivid colors, as the wind finishes them off. Last week’s [...]

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Mike Carolina focused on technology and leadership. Is making the connection between technology and leadership valuable? Why or why not?

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Leadership Communique, 11/10/2013

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Lessons in Leadership Good morning to each of you. It is Sunday morning once again. We are appreciative that Tom Emerick was able to join you those at the Tuesday session. His corporate experience is invaluable as relevant perspective for many of you will navigate corporate career paths. You also had the opportunity to spend [...]

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Tom mentioned several key points during his presentation. I would like you to focus on his story concerning his interview with Sam Walton. He discussed his interview was five hours long and asked him questions concerning the car he drove, what he does when he wakes up in the morning, etc. Was this line of [...]

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