During her presentation. President Neuhold-Ravikumar mentioned people, place and possibilities as key themes in her leadership experience and journey. How can your place define and support your leadership journey, and how can you engage in this environment to achieve success?
Dr. Smith discussed his personal journey and experiences which have led him to his current success. How we can remain focused on our goals and priorities, recognizing the difficulties we may experience in our own paths?
During Jack Evan’s presentation he mentioned the challenges of working with transactional people and how valuable intentional relationships can be inside and outside of your company. What are ways you can ensure you are investing in intentional relationships and transformative leadership, versus strictly transactional?
A key message from Pat and Jim’s presentation was engaging in civility in your personal and professional life. Several of your questions also centered on this theme – disagreeing agreeably. How do we as leaders manage this process, and still inspire and lead in our communities?
During Dr. Font’s presentation he discussed several leadership styles and approaches, in addition to times he has learned from these styles, and the difficulty in discerning when to lead and when to follow. How do we move through the process of determining when its best to lead, and when it is best to follow?
During Jill’s presentation, she discussed “doing the next right thing” and “when you start doing things differently, people will challenge you.” How can you remain committed to these principles without sacrificing integrity and authenticity?
Kristi shared with the class her unique path to service and leadership and how she has connected to her passions over time. What are ways you can connect to your passions while in college, recognizing opportunities and plans may look differently for you over time?
There were a number of themes/lessons Bill Curry discussed with respect to leadership. Which one(s) stood out the most to you and why?
During class, a common theme across Edmond’s legislative delegation was building and maintaining relationships in your personal and professional endeavors. How can you engage consistently in your community to accomplish strong and meaningful relationships?
Both Representative Pae and Cruz discussed working across the aisle and engaging with individuals who do not necessarily share your ideas and perspectives. How as a leader, can you work effectively in a group or community with ideas and perspectives which differ from you own?