Ken Parker mentioned leadership is teachable and discussed how the concept of “change” can take different tenses and the power of today’s changing technology. How will you, a digital native, stay engaged with progressing technology while continuing to learn as a civilized and ethical leader?
Senator Pugh discussed the importance of mentorship, hard work, servant leadership and civic engagement. Reflecting on conversations discussing how one sacrifices their opinion/ voice by not civically engaging and societies who do not have these opportunities, how will you be an active and engaged participant in your current and future communities? Additionally, what will continue to motivate you to engage when it is not convenient?
Dr. Font addressed traits of a great leader and the importance of continuing to ask questions while maintaining our individual strengths. Discuss which of the outlined trait(s) you aspire to develop and your perception(s) of how it may make you a more engaged leader in your current and future communities.
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.