BY ALYSSA HOLCOMBProfessor Gail Berger’s Leading Creative Teams course reinforced more than just class themes and curriculum. Through two group-based projects, as well as an individual leadership presentation, hard work was elevated through teamwork, resulting in a busy but rewarding course that made us all reflect on what truly makes a good leader.
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By Nick RomanIntelligence quotient (IQ) is always a hot topic of conversation surrounding academic pioneers of society. Heroes of groundbreaking discoveries historically have had a high IQ, but what about their emotional quotient (EQ) or emotional intelligence? Research shows that those with a high EQ tend to be successful leaders in their respective sectors. The
By Joe GiovannettiJust one day after orientation, 35 eager students arrived on campus for their first full-day professional seminar. None expected the diverse challenges that the day would bring.On Oct. 2, Gail Berger, Assistant Professor of Instruction from the McCormick School of Engineering, led the MSLCE cohort in a Professional Teamwork Seminar. The workshop was designed to build
Today, we continue our feature where we ask an MSLCE professor three questions about the creative field they work in. Below is a conversation with Gail Berger, Assistant Professor of Instruction at Kellogg, McCormick, and the School of Education and Social Policy, about building apps, giving and getting feedback, and becoming an effective team leader. Can you briefly describe
By Jacob Nelson For Northwestern Assistant Professor Gail Berger, good leadership comes from people who understand themselves as much as they understand their team. Berger, who is teaching a spring course in MSLCE that focuses on developing key leadership skills, described how important it is for a good leader to have a keen perception for