2016 September AAL Newsletter

Sep 9, 2016 | Newsletter | 0 comments

Leaders Need Influence to Be a 2-Way Street

by Roger Schwarz, Harvard Business Review, August 24, 2016

Most leadership ideologies seem to focus on how leaders can influence others without spending enough time on the right ways to be influenced themselves. “Unless you are genuinely open to being influenced by others, any leadership approach you use that relies on your team’s collective knowledge is likely to fail,” Roger Schwarz writes.

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3 Keys to Preparing Employees for Leadership Roles

by Thuy Sindell, Chief Executive, August 11, 2016

Technology and personal connections are both needed for leaders hoping to develop the next generation, Thuy Sindell writes. Such leadership development must be available to all employees, not just executives.

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How Passions and Personality Define Leadership

by Alaina Love, SmartBrief, August 22, 2016

Passion archetypes include identifiers such as connectorhealerteacher and altruist. Alaina Love describes why these archetypes matter for leaders who hope to stay ahead of change in the coming decade.

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7 Ways to Become a More Humble Leader

by Dr. N. Karl Haden & Rob Jenkins, 9 Virtues of Exceptional Leaders Blog, August 25, 2016

Humility is often said to be the most elusive of virtues — the moment you think you have acquired it, you’ve lost it. While there’s some truth to that statement, it also is true that humility, like any other virtue, can be developed over time, through practice and attention. Dr. N. Karl Haden and Rob Jenkins discuss a list of exercises you can practice to increase humility as a leader.

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How to Prepare Yourself for Future Leadership Roles

by Kerri-Ann Santaguida, The Globe and Mail, August 23, 2016

By developing an individualized career plan and following through with it, you’ll be better prepared to move into leadership positions in the future, writes Kerri-Ann Santaguida. Make sure your long-term goals are complemented by short-term objectives to allow you to take advantage of opportunities that may arise.

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4 Ways to Help Millennials Become Good Leaders

by Dan Negroni, Great Leadership, August 25, 2016

Millennials need mentors to help prepare them for leadership roles, writes Dan Negroni, who offers four tactics to guide employees along the leadership path.

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ADA scholarships available for AAL’s Institute for Teaching and Learning

Three full-tuition scholarships are being granted by the ADA Council on Dental Education and Licensure to the Academy for Advancing Leadership's Institute for Teaching and Learning as part of the Association's commitment to supporting general dentist members who are...

The International College of Dentists awarded AAL Founder and President Dr. Karl Haden the Leadership Article Award

The International College of Dentists awarded AAL Founder and President Dr. Karl Haden the Leadership Article Award for his article "The Character of a Profession: The Next 100 Years," published in 2021 in the Journal of the American College of Dentists. The...

Leaders from 27 Universities Meet to Advance Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice

IPEC and AAL convene the Interprofessional Leadership Development Program in Washington, D.C. Click here to download the press release.

AAL and the American Institute of Dental Public Health Teach Strategies for Success in Academic Healthcare Leadership to the Next Generation

The Academy for Advancing Leadership in partnership with the American Institute of Dental Public Health and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas convenes the Academic Leadership for Residents Program in Atlanta, GA. Click here to download the press release.