Leadership Program Reflection
10 Years of MOR: What Are You Still Serving?
I have been a MOR graduate for ten years! My cohort created a menu. I started reflecting on what I still serve off that menu ten years later.
Finding Balance, Sustaining Progress
I am grateful for how my cohort and coaches have helped me to look inward, an honest look at myself and my mindset. It has been transformative.
Breaking the Busyness Cycle
I tend to say “yes” to everything. There are many reasons. For a long time, this served me well enough, but it all became too much.
Leadership and Bingo
I volunteer as a bingo caller at my church. During a recent game, my mind meandered to how a good bingo caller is similar to being a good leader.
Developing Passion and Upskilling
There have been times when my work started to feel stale less engaging. Learning a new skill or tackling a new challenge helped reignite my spark.
Leaders – Pause and Reflect
[This reading is from Vania McBean, Assistant Director of Information Technology for University Recreation and Wellness at the University of Maryland – College Park. She is a recent MOR program alum. Vania may be reached at [email protected].] From time to time, as leaders we have to stop and press the pause button. MOR practice requirements […]
Can I offer you some feedback?
[This reading is from Dr. Julie A. Traxler, Associate Dean for the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University. She is a recent MOR program alum. Julie may be reached at [email protected].] During our MOR sessions, I could see us collectively cringe, but we began slowly to get more comfortable (or maybe a […]
Never waste a good crisis!
Never waste a good crisis! [This reading is from Evelyn F. Griffith, Assistant Director of Data Management at Michigan State University. She is a recent MOR program alum. Evelyn may be reached at [email protected].] What a time to write a reflection! There are so many valuable lessons that we gain from participating in MOR. However, […]
Leading and Caring Under Pressure
[This reading is from Jessica von Borck, Director of Land Use Planning at Stanford University. She is a recent MOR program alum. Jessica may be reached at [email protected].] “’Cause love’s such an old fashioned wordAnd love dares you to care forThe people on the edge of the nightAnd love (people on streets) dares you to change […]
[This reading is from Michael Chakerian, Director of Information Technology for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. He is a Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) MOR Leaders Program alum. Mike may be reached at [email protected].] Perhaps the most difficult thing that no one prepares you for with a major […]