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Part 2: A Leader in Every Seat

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Last week the College of Online and Continuing Education Academics team participated in an intensive retreat about trends in higher education and technology, leadership, learning models and more. A primary focus was on developing leadership at every level —what we’ve been calling “putting a leader in every seat.” Below is the second in the two-part video series we watched as part of the retreat. In this one, our leaders talk about grit, using failure to launch success and more.

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