20-Minute Mentors

What Is the Best Leadership Advice I Ever Received?

In this program, Ann Taylor, PhD, assistant dean for distance learning and director of the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute at Penn State University, shares her personal Top 10 pieces of advice that she’s received while working in higher-education leadership for the past two decades, illustrating each with a story of its influence.

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What Is the Best Leadership Advice I Ever Received

You know better than most that a leadership position in higher education is a demanding job. Fortunately, you don’t have to go at it alone.

In this program, Ann Taylor, PhD, assistant dean for distance learning and director of the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute at Penn State University, shares her personal Top 10 pieces of advice that she’s received while working in higher-education leadership for the past two decades, illustrating each with a story of its influence. Her advice is universal in its applicability and is essential to any leader, regardless of scale or experience!

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the leadership advice provided to their own actions in the workplace
  • Be motivated to share the guidance they receive from others as they mentor future leaders

Topics Covered

  • Dealing with workplace negativity
  • Work/life balance
  • Being “visionary”
  • Maintaining open communication
  • The hiring process
  • Rewarding employees when budgets are tight

Audience

This program will benefit:

  • Faculty
  • Anyone in a leadership position, regardless of scale
  • Anyone aspiring to be in a leadership position

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days.

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