As a certified executive coach, guiding organizations like the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Public Schools, and the U.S. Intelligence Community, Professor Brenda Ellington Booth is a teacher, coach, and mentor who knows there isn’t one right way to lead. Through her Personal Leadership Insights course this quarter, she’s sharing her knowledge with MS in Leadership for
by Sam Sartori, MSLCE Candidate ’20 If you’re anything like me, hearing the words, “can I give you some feedback?” can make you cringe. I’ll be the first to admit that receiving “constructive criticism” has never been one of my strengths. However, it is something I continually strive to be better at as I work
by Samantha Sartori Take a moment to picture someone you consider to be a leader. What is it about them that makes them stand out? Is it her perseverance and how she focuses on the group’s vision? Perhaps it’s his ability to keep his team aligned and accountable. Or maybe it’s their imagination and intuition
By Brenna C. Cronin “To love our city is to love every community and neighborhood that belongs to her. We know that there is no right or perfect way to confront inequity… but we are willing to take risks and become the accomplice Chicago’s many communities deserve. Injustice impacts all of us… and there is
BY ALYSSA HOLCOMB Professor 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.