Adaptive Leadership

adaptiveleadershipseminar_2016We hope you will be able to attend the Special Seminar this Friday, October 14th. The event was organized for our graduate students, but all postdocs, faculty, and staff are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Event Details

What:                   “Adaptive Leadership” Special Seminar led by Nancy Houfek

When:                 Friday, October 14th, 2pm-3pm

Where:                Urey Room 2102

About Nancy Houfek:

A stage director, award-winning actor, and nationally recognized theater educator, Nancy Houfek presents workshops combining theater, negotiation and leadership techniques for corporations, think tanks, universities, and professional organizations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. At Harvard, where she was Head of Voice & Speech for the Tony Award winning American Repertory Theater from 1997- 2014, Nancy also taught in programs at the Kennedy School of Government, the School of Public Health, the Radcliffe Fellows, the Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. She holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.F.A. from San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater, where she remained as an actor, director and coach for nearly a decade.

Adaptive Leadership Seminar Summary:

Most of us think of leadership as having a position of power and good leadership as a set of qualities we must master. Adaptive Leadership, however, offers strategies to effectively lead change no matter who you are or where you are on the ladder. This seminar will offer an overview of this model: clarifying a new definition of leadership, differentiating between types of challenges, identifying pressures behind resistance, and experiencing more effective interventions. Participants will leave with new strategies for improving their leadership capabilities in their institution or organization.

Additional details can be found in the attached flyer.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Thank you

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