Author Dave Newell

Dave Newell

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

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Learning to “Run to Trouble”

Challenge is everywhere. Each of us experiences hard situations, difficult people, tall tasks, things not working out, and times when we just want to run away. This is not new to the human condition, and the challenges around us seem to continually get more complex and overwhelming. These challenges exist…

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Mike Watson on Leadership

Mike Watson, Founder of Heart-Centric Leadership and Professor at the Arts Institute of Charlotte, shares his thoughts on leadership – examining self-awareness and leading from the heart. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFIigLQ2dzg&feature=youtu.be

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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…