Our society and our academic institutions need courageous leaders. The suggested readings in the third installment of the "Leaders Are Readers" series explore how to build courage and become a more courageous leader.
Ryan MacTaggart is the Associate Director of Professional Learning at EDUCAUSE and a recognized presenter and author on value-centered leadership, learning and development, personal growth, and organizational success. He holds a Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies and certifications in teaching and coaching. Ryan has worked with leaders in higher education institutions, K-12 schools, and various corporate organizations to move the needle forward for their teams and those they serve. He is passionate about how incredible people are when given the proper context in which to thrive and strives to help people realize their best selves in all aspects of life.
The suggested readings in the second installment of the "Leaders Are Readers" series examine the relationship between health and leadership, the value of intuition, the benefits of systems thinking, and the role authentic purpose plays in motivating teams and moving organizations forward.
Developing a professional brand helps higher education professionals establish meaningful work-related connections and build credibility in their area of expertise.