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August 2012

Monthly Archive (Leadership in Aging)

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Robyn Golden, a former chair of ASA’s Board of Directors, is director of Health and Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill. Recently, Aging Today asked her to share her thoughts on what it means to lead. Aging Today: How did you learn to be a leader? By watching both people who... Read More
Last week we asked what you tools and resources you needed to be a better leader. The majority of people responded that they needed more opportunities for face-to-face professional education programs with national and international peers and experts. (I think you know what we're going to say... Read More
By Ken Dychtwald After nearly 40 years in the field of aging, I’ve come to believe there are five key ingredients for becoming and remaining a leader in this arena.     Ready to put Ken's advice into action? Enroll in the 2016 ASA Leadership Insititute today! ... Read More
By Monsignor Charles Fahey Developing leadership is vital to the aging community since the well-being of people at all life stages involves their interaction with groups—from family to government to the whole human community. The field has grown concomitantly with the number of elders, a... Read More
The selection of Rep. Paul Ryan to be on the Republican ticket with Governor Romney running against President Obama and Vice President Biden makes the two tickets complete. So last week we asked you what you see as the biggest issues that will motivate you to vote? 51% responded that healthcare,... Read More
By Sandra Timmerman At a recent business reception I struck up a conversation with an attendee. When we exchanged cards, I discovered I had been talking to a Vice President of Thought Leadership for a major corporation. The title is interesting to contemplate—it makes one wonder if the man... Read More

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