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Leadership Vision

VALUING YOUR VISION
– by Dr. John C. Maxwell

Where will your student organization be in three years? Next year?

Without vision, leaders can find themselves and their organization going nowhere fast. But a good vision can be the roadmap to an organization’s successful destination.

There’s no doubt that vision is valuable to a leader. But how valuable is it to you?
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Becoming a Leader

Levels of Leadership

If you’ve ever found yourself in a leadership position, whether it be on your school’s athletic team, in your fraternity or sorority, or in your student government association or professional association, you have probably asked yourself many times, “What does it take to become a good leader?”
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Assuming Responsibility

Taking Responsibility for Our Choices
© 1999 Cynthia-Val Chapman

For as long as I can remember, going away to college was a given. Early on I dreamed of going to California—UCLA seemed a good bet—but I did little besides dream.

I was an honors student in high school, but that was a misnomer. For although I was in honors-level classes, I worked very hard throughout high school to get kicked out of honors classes. Why? Because all my friends were in regular classes, and they had, it seemed, all the fun.
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Learning to Fail Forward

Failure is not Final
by Dr. John C. Maxwell

Have you seen the inspiring commercial that Michael Jordan did for Nike? It’s the one where he talks about all of his mistakes, such as the free throws and game-deciding shots that he’s missed over the years. I love that commercial for its right attitude about failure, but I’m even more impressed with it after seeing a follow-up interview with Jordan.

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Advice Worth Millions!

If you could interview 30 entrepreneurs who all became millionaires before they were 40, and ask them just one question, what would that question be? Of course the question would be (or should be), “How did you do it?”

Well Entrepreneur Magazine published a book (entitled: Young Millionaires) that reveals the secrets of these young entrepreneurial phenomenons. Until you buy the book (which I highly recommend), RealWorld University will just share some of their best advice with you:
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The 10 Commandments of Communication

The 10 Commandments of Communication
by Dr. John C. Maxwell

Can you hear it? If not, you must be able to see it… There’s an explosion currently taking place in American society, and its effects are all around us. Television. Radio. Books. Telemarketing. Video conferencing. Magazines. Newspapers. Online services. Faxes. Overnight delivery.

For the past 50 years, communication has been growing so explosively that it seems almost impossible to keep up. In fact, Kaiser Aluminum News reports that since 1955, fifty percent of the cost of running the American economy has been related to communication.
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