Take the Lead and Others Just May Follow

Date(s) - 09/11/2014
All Day



Some would argue that leaders are born and not made. The truth is that there are simple ways that each of us can find and develop our inner leader. It is also true that fine-tuning our leadership skills can make us more successful both professionally and personally.

Although we may not realize it, each day presents itself with a new opportunity to exercise one’s leadership expertise, even in the smallest ways.

For these reasons, it is especially important that we make an effort to grow our selves and each other as leaders.

By the end of this webinar, you will a better understanding of:

  • the different characteristics of a leader
  • how and why the old models of leadership have changed
  • what it means to be a transformative leader
  • the definition of emotional intelligence and its impact on successful leadership
  • simple yet profound ways that we can be leaders in our everyday lives

Originally broadcast June 24, 2014. 

Leah Plocharczyk ~ Biography

Leah is the Assistant Director of Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) John D. MacArthur Campus Library in Jupiter, FL. She has worked as an academic librarian for seven years and has been a supervisor for the last four years. She graduated from the Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute in 2009, where she learned many valuable lessons about leadership.

Recently she participated in FAU’s Faculty Owl Leadership program where she mentored students on how to become better leaders in their academic careers, in their personal lives, and for their communities.