Browsing: Leadership Exploration

Leadership Exploration Phi Hall & the Well on Davidson campus

Powerful Questions for Emergence

In the world of leadership development, we are consistently looking for ways to generate new understanding and challenging others to grow and learn. For decades, the methodology of theory-practice-reflection – leading with a concept to learn, applying that concept, and then reflecting on the experience – has proven most prevalent.…

Leadership Exploration Mike Watson

Mike Watson on Developing Purpose

Mike Watson, Founder of Heart-Centric Leadership and Professor at the Arts Institute of Charlotte, shares his progression for developing purpose as a leader. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hWadFn0124&feature=youtu.be

Leadership Exploration Fall scene with students

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…

Leadership Exploration Chambers building at dusk

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…

Leadership Exploration Mike Watson

Mike Watson: The Problem with “Should”

We sat down for an interview with Mike Watson, Founder of Heart-Centric Leadership and professor at the Arts Institute of Charlotte, to get his take on several leadership-based questions. Here are Mike’s thoughts on the challenges with the word “should” and navigating through self-doubt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfnSp5OvkCg