Category: UCO

Week 5 Blog- Senator Adam Pugh

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?

Week 4 Blog- Lessons in Leadership – Dr. Raul Font

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.

Week 3 Blog – Lessons in Leadership – Sharra Hynes

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.

Week 2 Blog – Lessons in Leadership – President Betz

During President Betz’s comments he mentioned the “Power of Persistence.” Discuss what this means to you and your academic, personal and professional pursuits, making note of how to respond to potential road-blocks and challenges to maintain this persistence.

Week 15 – Lessons in Leadership – Bill Curry video

In the video closing, Bill Curry asked, what makes you function during your ‘moments of truth?’. Discuss what motivates you during your moments of truth/ times of challenge and how does your approach relate to your leadership pursuits and achievements?

Week 14 – Lessons in Leadership – Lindy Ritz

Lindy discussed a number of relevant topics this week related to finding mentors, listening to your team/employees, being self aware and empowering those around you that possess abilities and skills that you do not. What points during her presentation did you find the most applicable to your leadership experience and development.