Even with good intent ‘receiving’ participants upon their return can be extremely challenging. In an effort to provide some practical advice we interviewed Laura Patterson, recently retired CIO of the University of Michigan, and Casey Gordon, the CIO at the College of St Benedict and Saint John’s University in Minnesota.
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MOR's alumni continue to stay invested in their ongoing leadership development. See where they are having the most sustained success, where they find challenges and benefit from some of their ideas on how to keep the focus. The answer is in the room!
One of the central tenets of leadership is that you put your leadership skills to work wherever you are. This follows from a strong belief that leadership is not about a position or a title but rather the simple idea that leadership is more about a set of skills that you can develop and make use of no matter where you are. Yes, in your place of employment. And, also in every other part of your life! Anyone can choose to be a leader wherever she or he is. And in doing so, he or she can make a crucial difference.
The theme for the 2017 MOR Associates Leaders Conference was “Reimagining IT, the Journey Continues.” As the conference unfolded, it became clear that the journey is continuing through a thicket of financial and business-model challenges faced by higher education, and equally compelling challenges that face information technology departments in higher education.
Sue Workman, Vice President of University Technology, at Case Western Reserve University, keynote video at the 2017 MOR Leaders Conference.
Anne Margulies, Vice President and University CIO, at Harvard University, keynote video at the 2017 MOR Leaders Conference.
Mark Askren, Vice President for IT and CIO, at the University of Nebraska, keynote video at the 2017 MOR Leaders Conference.
As leadership communities grow across our client organizations, we’ve witnessed several interesting approaches to leading leaders. Here are a few noteworthy trends we see in letting leaders spread their wings.
Once MOR begins a leadership journey with someone, we never leave their side. Or, put another way, they keep us with them. Perhaps that’s why our organizational client retention rate this year was 100%.
Moving is one of the most stressful experiences. Packing, cleaning, planning, arguing, worrying, and rethinking just about everything in our daily routine … no thank you.