2018 August AAL Newsletter

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Tips for Supercharging Your Leadership Credibility

by John R. Stoker

To be a great leader, you must cultivate essential leadership behaviors that inspire your staff. John R. Stoker offers 12 tips for supercharging your leadership and bolstering your credibility, which include: being visible and available, speaking victory into your people, and identifying individuals’ strengths.

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Do You ‘Really’ Want to Be a Dean?

by Prof. Rob Jenkins

For a dean, managing meetings, navigating office politics, and fundraising can be challenging. Prof. Rob Jenkins shares his experiences as interim dean, and advises department chairs to examine the pros and cons of the role before transitioning: “In plotting your career, just as important as realizing that you might want to pursue a deanship is knowing that you don’t.”

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Who Are You Serving?

by Skip Prichard

Digital technology has sparked transformational change in our society, and in our relationships. Inevitably, leadership has been transformed as well. In an interview with James Strock, author of Serve to Lead: 21st Century Leaders Manual, Skip Prichard highlights the skills needed to prevail as an influential leader in the 21st century.

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What Makes a Leader?

by Nell Greenfieldboyce

NPR correspondent Nell Greenfieldboyce dissects a cognitive study by researchers at the University of Zurich, which identifies the neurobiological processes that influence leadership and delegation. This study highlights the similarities shared between different leadership styles and how they relate to decision-making and empathy.

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10 Traits of Great Leaders in This New World of Work

by Glenn Elliot and Debra Corey

Leadership expectations have changed drastically in the last 20 years. Modern-day staff hope for leaders who are connected, inspiring, honest, and trustworthy. Using a survey of 350 workforce millennials, Glenn Elliot and Debra Corey narrow down the top 10 traits employees look for in a leader.

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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.