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A Study of Character Leadership, Part 1

Ivey Business Journal offered this great article on Character Leadership.  First and above all else, we invite you to have a good read.  There is quite a bit to munch on here.capacities

That being said, and given our work at Epic Engage™ all around character leadership, we are choosing to explore this article over the next few Epic Blogs.  To start, we pose some questions to engage thoughtfulness around the subject.

THE CLASSROOM and SCHOOL

  • On a scale of 1-5, how important is character leadership in the classroom?
  • On a scale of 1-5, where are you with this in the classroom right now?
  • What would advance the needle on the previous question?
  • In the classroom, what are 3 practices you could engage to build it?
  • What would be the impact of doing so?

THE WORKPLACE and BUSINESS

  • On a scale of 1-5, how important is character leadership at work or business?
  • On a scale of 1-5, where are you with this in your workplace right now?
  • What would advance the needle on the previous question?
  • At work or enterprise, what are 3 practices you could engage to build it?
  • What would be the impact of doing so?

IN COMMUNITY

  • On a scale of 1-5, how important is character leadership in building community?
  • On a scale of 1-5, where are you with this in your community right now?
  • What would advance the needle on the previous question?
  • In community development, what are 3 practices you could engage to build it?
  • What would be the impact of doing so?

WITH YOUTH

  • On a scale of 1-5, how important is character leadership in engaging youth?
  • On a scale of 1-5, where are you with this in your own efforts right now?
  • What would advance the needle on the previous question?
  • In authentic youth engagement, what are 3 practices you could engage to build it?
  • What would be the impact of doing so?

Amidst the 4 areas addressed, there may be overlap and their may be distinctiveness.  We offer these questions to start the conversation.  In coming blogs, we will surgically examine aspects of the article and provide some additional thoughts and strategies over the Summer.  We invite you to engage and enjoy the ride.

Peace, passion and prosperity.Educator

Barry Lewis Green, aka The Unity Guy™

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In addition, we are engaging a 60-Day Challenge around character leadership and invite you to check it out here.

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