Effective leaders demonstrate traits that we often associate with successful entrepreneurs—creativity, resilience, and relationality. Without these virtues, we may struggle to connect with others in empathy, to find imaginative solutions, and to undertake risky ventures in pursuit of lasting change. But here’s the problem: creativity, resilience, and relationality may not come naturally to most of us.
In this course, Michaela O’Donnell Long, Senior Director of the De Pree Center for Leadership, Adjunct Instructor of Practical Theology and Leadership at Fuller Seminary, and Owner and Managing Director at Long Winter Media, shows us that there are practices that everyone can adopt to cultivate an entrepreneurial posture. Come along and see how you can expand your leadership skills through the practice of empathy, imagination, risk-taking, and reflection.
What You'll Learn
What characteristics make an effective leader?
What hindrances prevent us from being imaginative and taking risks in leadership?
Is it possible for everyone to adopt an entrepreneurial posture?
What practices do effective leaders have in common?
How can we grow in creativity, resilience, and relationality, even if these things don’t come naturally to us?
Michaela O'Donnell Long
Director DePree Center, CEO Long Winter Media