2017 November AAL Newsletter

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Persevere or Pivot?

by N. Karl Haden, Ph.D.

AAL’s President ponders when the virtue of perseverance becomes the vice of blind ambition, suggesting that sometimes, pivoting is the better approach. Haden provides strategies to use before any large initiative that also help leaders with their everyday decision making.

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What Mentors Wish Their Mentees Knew

by Vineet Chopra, M.D., and Sanjay Saint, M.D., Harvard Business Review

Likening the mentor-mentee relationship to a tango, Chopra and Saint have recognized six habits practiced by ideal mentees from their academic medical experience. Applicable to mentorship in any vocation, their descriptions benefit both partners of this important dance.

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The Public-Speaking Fear Grid

by John Zimmer, Manner of Speaking

John Zimmer says that, when people say public speaking makes them anxious, they often are referring to a specific audience size and level of familiarity with that audience. He proposes a diagnostic “fear grid” and offers a different approach to each type of situation.

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How to Stop Unproductive Conversations

by Marlene Chism, SmartBrief on Leadership

Marlene Chism identifies three types of toxic time wasters at work and describes the warning signs to help you recognize them. Chism offers advice on how to prepare for, fend off, and prevent these behaviors.

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Leadership–It’s All About Trust (Part II)

by Rob Jenkins

In Part II of his two-part blog post about the importance of trust, Rob Jenkins, AAL Senior Fellow and co-author of The 9 Virtues of Exceptional Leaders, explores whether it is better for a leader to be liked or trusted.

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Helping Women Grow Through Feedback

by Emily Mulhoberac, SmartBrief on Leadership

If it’s true that higher percentages of women in leadership positions correlate to higher financial performance and returns on equity, how can executives attract more women to leadership roles? Emily Mulhoberac suggests business leaders should improve their constructive criticism.

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Leaders Should Seek Out Opposing Viewpoints

by Carmine Gallo, Forbes

Carmine Gallo asks, “Are you fostering the vigorous struggle of competing ideas?” Recognizing that employees feel inclined to go with the flow and avoid sharing critical feedback, Gallo argues that “leaders must often encourage–even demand–that people disagree.”

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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.

AAL Equips Health Educators with Tools to Make Powerful Impact in Academia at Cutting-Edge Institute for Teaching and Learning Program

The Academy for Advancing Leadership (AAL) convenes its Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Click here to download the press release.

Academic Administrators Engage in Nationally-Acclaimed Leadership Development Program

The Academy for Advancing Leadership (AAL) convenes its Chairs and Academic Administrators Management Program in Atlanta, GA. Click here to download the press release.

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