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Professor Mohamed Fadel-Islam and Public Reasoning

Date: 7/22/2016

Prof. Fadel started his class, Islam and Public Reasoning, by explaining that the original efforts of political philosophy – the pursuit of truth – changed over time. This was due to the plurality in our society, where different beliefs and perspectives make it extremely difficult to establish a universal view of what is true. By […]

Dean Okianer Dark-“Kick and Sway”

Date: 7/19/2016

In her lecture about women’s leadership, Dean Okianer Dark started with a discussion of the characteristics of leaders. She emphasized that while many people believe that all leaders are charismatic and influential, there are many other forms of leaders. When leading a group or an organization, women face a variety of challenges. Some of the […]

LTC (Ret) Michael J. Bizer-Leading Teams Through Resilience

Date: 8/4/2016

  Mr. Bizer’s first class, titled “Leading Teams Through Resilience,” covered the importance for leaders to ensure team resilience for long term success. Leaders can influence the level of stress in their followers and improve operational performance by further developing individual and organizational resilience. Mr. Bizer stated that stress is an underestimated obstacle to success […]

LTC (Ret) Michael J. Bizer-Negotiating and Diplomacy at Difficult Times

Date: 8/4/2016

In his second class, titled “Negotiating and Diplomacy in Difficult Times,” Mr. Bizer elaborated on the concept of negotiation, which the LLSP class already encountered in other classes during the program. He laid out the seven elements of negotiation: Interests: what are we after? Are we after a tangible or intangible interest? Is this interest […]

Julia Bizer Esq.- Effective Organizational Leadership

Date: 7/27/2016

KARAMAH’s family law attorney, Julia Bizer, led our LLSP class in today’s lecture called “Effective Organizational Leadership.” Ms. Bizer laid out the foundational concepts of leadership and teamwork by distinguishing a team from a group. A team strives to achieve performance objectives, not just certain ends, and each team member has a clear role and […]