More Articles from Archive ~ October, 2012

UCO’s Homecoming Week and our nation moves toward Decision 2012

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10/28/2012 Good morning. This is the last Sunday in October with the promise of daylight savings time less than a week away. Soon we will see dawn earlier, but we will be heading home in the dark by early evening. The proliferation of pumpkins everywhere reminds us that seasonal change is once again here. This […]

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During Milt’s time at NASA he shared several moments when missions were not successful. As individuals we will have moments filled with obstacles, disappointment and sometimes failure. How do we manage these moments when best laid plans are not successful, particularly if you were in a position of leadership during this moment?

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Approaching a defining election

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Good morning to all of you, I am at a distance today, but this technology allow me to connect with you as if we were on the campus today. I was truly pleased that Denise Northrup, Governor Mary Fallin’s Chief of Staff, was able and willing to spend time with you. Denise is an a […]

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Denise discussed several items including building a great team for success. As the semester has continued and you have moved forward with group projects, what role do you feel that you have maintained on your team? Do you feel like this is the role that you consistently experience and perform?

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Remembering our past and crafting our future

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Hello to each of you. It is Fall Break Sunday. I hope these few days have offered you opportunities to pursue required projects and some refreshing recreation. You still have this stunning day to make the break memorable. We Americans, as a nation of diverse nationalities, look to anniversaries of national importance as a way […]

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During Mark’s presentation he mentioned adaptability and change as two important characteristics of leaders. As you move further in your personal development, how can you prepare for yourself for impending change? In addition, can you think of an instance when you have had to adapt to achieve success?

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Of debates and fall breaks

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10/7/2012 It is Sunday, and time to take a moment to look to the past week and then ahead. We all found our dust-covered UCO sweatshirts toward the end of the week as the temperatures dropped to 37 this AM. Just moments ago, it seemed that we were contending with the late summer sizzle at […]

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