From the Blog

During Mo’s presentation she discussed developing a mission and values and the central role they play in her business and personal success. For this week’s blog, provide a mission/values statement that can help guide you during your collegiate and post-collegiate journey.

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During Commissioner Houston’s comments, she reflected on how the challenges and experiences in her life have allowed her to emerge as a more appreciative and understanding person. She mentioned specifically the attitude of gratitude and changing your interpretation of situations/events. How as a leader have you experienced challenges and emerged from them? What characteristics or […]

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Dr. Hynes discussed the philosophy of shifting one’s paradigm to focus on enhancing natural strengths as opposed to focusing on weaknesses.  Discuss one of your identified strengths you will focus on enhancing and how this may impact your leadership roles in the UCO community.

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During President Betz’s comments he discussed a number of important topics that included mentoring, effective communication, persistence, adapting and becoming a “a college of one” while you are at UCO. What intentional acts and decisions will you make to become a college of one?  

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Senator Bice discussed the challenges of campaigning, specifically with going door-to-door campaigning and how she valued these as learning lessons.  Senator Bice also discussed how some questioned her credibility due to her presumed age and the importance of getting everyone to vote.  She also discussed how only 10% of her constituents voted in the election.  […]

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Representative Munson discussed her story from UCO student to State Representative. She also provided 5 excellent points related to leadership principles and behavior. Which points resonated with you the most and why?

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Representative Dunnington discussed two primary topics to enhance your leadership capacity. Choose one of these topics and discuss how you can improve your abilities in this area.

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During her presentation Dean Couch walked us through the process that the OCU Law School has been undergoing to create a top tier legal learning community, highlighting some important processes and decisions that have been made during this time. Think about a project, a goal or an idea that you would you like to complete […]

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The topic for Tom’s conversation focused on emerging from past challenges and negative situations and realizing the potential that you have as an individual. Answer one of the following questions: 1. How can you best emerge from either challenges, mistakes and disappointment? 2. How can you help others emerge from either challenges, mistakes and disappointment?

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During his presentation, Michael Carolina discussed technology in Oklahoma and the world and potential breakthroughs in the future. How can we related technological themes to leadership? Does technology detract or enhance your leadership potential and efforts?

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