Critical Competencies for 21st Century Leaders
Lou Russell, President and CEO of L+EARN and Russell Martin & Associates
Recorded: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
(60 Minute Session)
Session DescriptionSuccessful leadership involves managing one’s self and relationships with others to move toward a specific business goal. The role of a leader is to grow others: help people grow their skills, knowledge, and confidence to develop leadership themselves in a real, practical context.
About Lou Russell
Lou Russell is President and CEO of L+EARN and Russell Martin & Associates. Both are consulting and training companies focused on improving business results. Lou and her staff deliver learning experiences that are fun, flexible, fast and measurable. She believes that learning and earning go hand in hand. From improving admission numbers to growing faculty and improved retention, she can help you ensure that students achieve their educational and career goals while you meet your business goals. She focuses on faculty development, retention and recruitment of students, project management, leadership and organizational learning opportunities.
Lou is the author of The Accelerated Learning Fieldbook and Project Management for Trainers, IT Leadership Alchemy, Leadership Training, Training Triage and her newest book The 10 Steps of Successful Project Management. She is a frequent contributor to CCA's The Link, Computer World, Career College Central and Inside Indiana Business, among others, and publishes the monthly Learning Flash electronic newsletter. Lou is also the author of The People Side of Project Management, part of the Villanova Advanced Project Management certificate program. A popular speaker, Lou addresses national and international conferences such as the Career College Association, ACCET, Training 2008, Project Management Institute, Project World, LotuSphere, ASTD and the Society of Information Management (SIM).