Author Dave Newell

Dave Newell

Dave Newell is director of the Chidsey Center for Leadership Development.

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Meg Seitz on Leadership

Meg Seitz, founder and managing creative director of Toth Shop, shares her thoughts on leadership from the perspective of an entrepreneur. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oN9S1qFE5E&feature=youtu.be

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Leading with Questions

Powerful Questions as a way to Foster Leadership Development Have you ever been asked a powerful question that took you aback, dove into you, and pulled out new thinking or emotions that you didn’t know you had? I had a former colleague that did that with relative ease. I would…

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John Berkley and Charles Page on Leadership

John Berkley, President of Competitive Edge Consulting, and Charles Page ’71, Owner of Cool Spring Retreat Center, share their insights and questions on leadership. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xWRw_0HHOc&feature=youtu.be

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Leadership as Choice – Part II

To begin, let’s look at the contexts in which leadership choices take place. Many of us have been asked a variation of the question – “who are you as a leader?” This is a difficult question, and in honesty, an unfair question. We carry multiple lenses and identities, shaped by…

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Malcolm Campbell on Failing

Professor of Biology at Davidson College, Malcolm Campbell, shares his philosophy on working with students to develop leadership. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ic1k5k0wQMM&feature=youtu.be

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Leadership as Choice

What is leadership? This is a great question, and answers abound. A simple Google search for “what is leadership,” will produce 98,000,000 results. It seems like everyone who writes about leadership has a list of characteristics, behaviors, beliefs or great quotes from successful people to share as the “definition” of…