This is the final post of three about The Global Leadership Summit. "Often, it is easy to agree that a new approach is needed to organizational situations...However, knowing what the new approach should be, is much more complicated." Let’s build upon this concept, which was introduced in post two, with a few thoughts… - Pointing … Continue reading Part III, Global Leadership Summit: What Type of Leadership Do You Propose?
Getting to Know Each Other: Part 5 of 5 During the introductions of my lectures....After sharing about the Fulbright program, my city, family, and home university, I go on to talk about the strong relationship there is between Texas and Tenerife of the Canary Islands, Spain. Texas and Tenerife might be far in distance, but … Continue reading Texas and Tenerife: “Far, but Close”
Getting to Know Each Other: Part 4 of 5 After sharing with participants in my lectures about the Fulbright program, my family and home city, I then talk about the amazing place where I have worked since 2005 - Concordia University Texas. Concordia...-Offers over 50 undergraduate majors and concentrations….e.g. business, education, communication, psychology, computer science, … Continue reading My University: Concordia
Getting to Know Each Other: Part 3 of 5 As described in a previous post "Living on an island, off the tip of North Africa," we are far from home! Often people ask where we are from. Thus, as part of my Fulbright lectures, I share the following about our home town. Austin is...-In the … Continue reading My City: Austin
Getting to Know Each Other: Part 2 of 5 As mentioned in Post 1 of this series about "Getting to Know Each Other," during the introductions of my guest lectures at ULL (Universidad de La Laguna), there are a set of items that I share before jumping into the topic of lecture. I have not … Continue reading “Mi Familia” and Fulbright
Getting to Know Each Other: Part 1 of 5 During the introductions of my guest lectures at ULL (Universidad de La Laguna), there are a set of items that I share before jumping into the topic of lecture. Over the course of the next several days, each post will describe one of these items. The … Continue reading “A Senior Scholar from Texas”
A U.S. Fulbright Scholar represents "America" and often is asked questions about the USA. In a social gathering here in Tenerife, the following question was posed to me. "Is the USA the most advanced country in the world?" My response was, "We are trying." The response was met with laughter and comments such as "Americans … Continue reading Questions about “America”