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Think Like A Leader -- what does this mean to you? Notice that the first word, "Think," is an action verb and that it precedes being a "Leader." So, in this podcast, we will examine a broad array of topics that lead us all toward the secrets of success. This will include profiling leaders, interviewing leaders, and engaging in commentary about leadership in many venues. Your host for this podcast is Dr. Larry S. Anderson, Founder/CEO of the National Center for Technology Planning (www.nctp.com). Join Dr. Anderson in an exploration of great leadership ideas.

Think Like A Leader -- what does this mean to you? Notice that the first word, "Think," is an action verb and that it precedes being a "Leader." So, in this podcast, we will examine a broad array of topics that lead us all toward the secrets of success. This will include profiling leaders, interviewing leaders, and engaging in commentary about leadership in many venues. Your host for this podcast is Dr. Larry S. Anderson, Founder/CEO of the National Center for Technology Planning (www.nctp.com). Join Dr. Anderson in an exploration of great leadership ideas.
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Think Like A Leader -- what does this mean to you? Notice that the first word, "Think," is an action verb and that it precedes being a "Leader." So, in this podcast, we will examine a broad array of topics that lead us all toward the secrets of success. This will include profiling leaders, interviewing leaders, and engaging in commentary about leadership in many venues. Your host for this podcast is Dr. Larry S. Anderson, Founder/CEO of the National Center for Technology Planning (www.nctp.com). Join Dr. Anderson in an exploration of great leadership ideas.

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Episodes

Episode 30: Science Experiment Scholarships

7/19/2010
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July 2010 This episode is an interview with Maria Myrback, a lady I met in the Orlando, Florida airport as I was awaiting a flight to Memphis. Maria has just begun a non-profit organization, The Great Experiment Scholarship, designed to award small scholarships of $10-40 to support simple science experiments. If you desire more information, you may contact Maria by email or visit her web site. I look quite forward to reading your comments on this blog. Please click the link at the...

Duration:00:08:30

Episode 29: Lucy Gray & Carol Anne McGuire, Part 2

8/15/2009
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This is Part Two of a series with two special guests: Lucy Gray and Carol Anne McGuire. Lucy Gray is an Instructional Technology Specialist at the University of Chicago (IL) Center for Elementary Math and Science Education. Among her numerous awards are having been named an Apple Distinguished Educator (2005), Discovery Educator Network Star Teacher, and Google Certified Teacher. Lucy is a popular speaker at national and international conferences. Also, Lucy has a strong reputation as a...

Duration:00:35:53

Episode 28: Lucy Gray & Carol Anne McGuire, Part 1

8/8/2009
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My special guests for this episode are Lucy Gray and Carol Anne McGuire. Lucy Gray is an Instructional Technology Specialist at the University of Chicago (IL) Center for Elementary Math and Science Education. Among her numerous awards are having been named an Apple Distinguished Educator (2005), Discovery Educator Network Star Teacher, and Google Certified Teacher. Lucy is a popular speaker at national and international conferences. Also, Lucy has a strong reputation as a collector and...

Duration:00:32:12

Episode 27: Vicki Davis - Flat Classroom

5/8/2009
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Our special guest for this episode is Ms. Vicki Davis, a very successful classroom teacher in Camilla, GA. Vicki is also a grant-winning educator who has created several collaborative projects involving students and schools around the world. Vicki and/or her projects have won several awards. She and her co-collaborator, Julie Lindseay (Qatar Academy, Qatar), have built a global audience around their Flat Classroom Project. Flat Classroom Project Other projects in which Vicki is active...

Duration:00:46:52

Episode 26: Kelly Janzen, Classroom Teacher on Leadership

3/10/2009
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Our special guest for this episode is Ms. Kelly Janzen, a very successful educator, musician, and leader among her peers. Kelly is a motivating teacher who discusses the role of technologies in the lives of her students and how they grow as a result of interacting with new technologies. Also, Kelly talks about teachers' roles as leaders who can model excellent leadership behavior to peers and superiors. The web site for Kelly's school is http://www.wcdhs.ca -- so feel free to visit and...

Duration:00:31:09

Episode 25: Two Updates

1/15/2009
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I have two pieces of information to pass along to you: thinklikealeader@gmail.com It is very important for you to participate by suggesting additional topics (key principles or characteristics), making general comments, telling stories about your experiences with good (or poor) leaders, or asking questions to be addressed on the episodes. You can contribute to this podcast in any of the following ways: Email mePodcast hotline: 206/984-3136Leave comments by using the link shown...

Duration:00:06:46

Episode 24: Lori Clark on Leadership

11/21/2008
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Our special guest for this episode is Ms. Lori Clark, a very successful young business leader who has demonstrated remarkable persistence, determination, and resolve as she has built a large team of business partners. Not only is successful in business, but she also is very active in community affairs, youth activities, and her church. During this episode, discusses difficult events early in her life that contributed to her success currently. While living in Memphis, Tennessee, her...

Duration:01:02:35

Episode 23: Leaders in Medicine

7/4/2008
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I've been anticipating this episode for many months! My two guests are: Dr. Michael O'Dell and Dr. Ed Hill, two premier physicians from the North Mississippi medical community. is Director of the Family Medicine Residency Center in Tupelo, MS. Mike has a background in academic circles, having taught and led at several major universities, including the University of Kansas, University of Texas, and University of Alabama. Now, he is not only a family physician, but also leads the...

Duration:00:59:46

Episode 22: Women in Leadership

6/25/2008
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Two outstanding ladies join me for this episode -- and -- to discuss the philosophies, roles, and conditions of women in leadership. Dr. Mabel Murphree is a freelance consultant, dealing in education, workforce education and development, and political matters. She is former Director of the Appalachian Region Commission, with offices in Tupelo, MS. Dr. Murphree is a well-respected educator, speaker, and civic activist. Mrs. Doyce Deas is, among many other things, a current member of the...

Duration:00:52:43

Episode 21: 2 CEOs talk about leadership

1/9/2008
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Two outstanding corporate CEOs and community leaders, Mr. Chauncey Godwin (Heavenly Ham, Tupelo, MS) and Mr. Mike Thomas (CEO of American Furniture Manufacturing in Tupelo, MS), discuss these and other pertinent topics. This episode has a lot of "meat" in it that will give you some good ideas. But, rather than just listening passively to this episode, I suggest that you do the following: Think Like A LeaderContact mereally I strongly encourage you to submit your comments and/or...

Duration:00:33:23

Episode 20: Good to Great Review

11/10/2007
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What a terrific impact Jim Collins' outstanding book, Good to Great has had upon our society! Curriculum Director and Apple Distinguished Educator, from Orange County, CA, is featured in a thorough, provocative review of Collins' book. I know you will gain new insights as you hear her review. But, rather than just listening passively to this episode, I suggest that you do the following: Think Like A LeaderContact mereally If you don't yet have your own copy of Good to Great, here is a...

Duration:00:15:44

Episode 19: Dr. Evangeline Stefanakis--Multiple Intelligences & Portfolios

7/6/2007
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This exciting episode features a compelling interview with Dr. Evangeline Stefanakis, renowned author of Multiple Intelligences and Portfolios: A Window into the Learners Mind (link to the book is shown below). This interview was recorded in Atlanta, Georgia during the National Educational Computing Conference in late June, 2007, immediately following a presentation I had just finished co-presenting with Dr. Gordon Dahlby of West Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Stefanakis joined me at the front of...

Duration:00:30:41

Episode 18: Part 3 of 3--How Leaders Deal with Adversity

5/22/2007
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The final installment of our 3-part series devoted to: How Leaders Deal with Adversity. Episode Feature: Vickie Ramsey's Bout with Breast Cancer Panelists included: Humor 'n HealingTo Walk on Fertile Ground: Extraordinary Living through Infertility and Cancer The original recording took place in December 2006; however, the entire program lasted for almost 1.5 hours. So, I split it into three parts. I encourage you to send in your comments and/or questions so we can use them in a future...

Duration:00:40:25

Episode 17: Part Two--How Leaders Deal with Adversity

5/15/2007
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This episode is Part Two of the 3-part program during which I interviewed four outstanding local leaders. Our topic for the discussion was How Leaders Deal with Adversity. Each panelist is particularly well-qualified to speak about this matter. Episode Feature: Kristi Brown's Bout with Cancer Panelists included: Humor 'n HealingTo Walk on Fertile Ground: Extraordinary Living through Infertility and Cancer The original recording took place in December 2006; however, the entire program...

Duration:00:38:49

Episode 16: Part One--How Leaders Deal with Adversity

4/29/2007
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Recently, I had the privilege of convening a panel of individuals who are recognized locally as strong leaders to discuss the important topic, How Leaders Deal with Adversity. This was a most informative and provocative interview. Panelists included: Humor 'n HealingTo Walk on Fertile Ground: Extraordinary Living through Infertility and Canceremail Kristi and request a book, ask a question, or make a comment The original recording took place in December 2006; however, the entire program...

Duration:00:34:41

Episode 15: The Razor's Edge

4/23/2007
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Great leaders often do the small things in big ways. And, many times, this means they do "just a little bit more" than is required. That's what gives them the competitive edge over their competition--that razor's edge! In this episode, we discuss just a few recommendations that, while seemingly small, can make all the difference in our success: Good to GreatPsychology of Winning If you have not done so already, please subscribe to this podcast so you can receive all episodes...

Duration:00:12:27

Episode 14: Sheriff Jim Johnson - Leadership in the Public Arena

1/13/2007
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My guest this episode is from Lee County, Mississippi (my home of Tupelo is in Lee County). As you will hear in this episode, there is another famous person who was born in Tupelo and Sheriff Johnson has some connections to this person's family. During our conversation in Sheriff Johnson's office, he outlined several aspects of what makes an effective leader. He gives several examples of how these principles have been put into action in his life. Links to some of the resources he...

Duration:00:48:29

Episode 13: How A Leader Deals with Cancer (w/Kristi Brown)

9/15/2006
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Recently, I had an opportunity to sit down with Kristi Brown and talk about several aspects of leadership. The first two episodes have been posted already (Episodes 11 and 12). However ... ...as Kristi and I continued our "off air" conversations, it became increasingly apparent to me that Kristi's compelling, moving story of her bout with cancer would be just the thing for this leadership podcast. As you will hear in this program, Kristi and her husband, Steve, had tried for several...

Duration:00:59:43

Episode 12: Kristi Brown on Leadership, Session 2

9/8/2006
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My guest again this episode is from Starkville, Mississippi (home of Miss. State University). In this episode, we discuss some of the particular features of leaders we have known, watched, and worked with--both the positive and the negative. Some leaders seem to have an innate ability to lead people or full teams, while others seem to find joy in tearing teams apart. This destructive nature of some leaders--at least positional leaders--gives them a feeling of power. Only the weak leaders...

Duration:00:37:17

Episode 11: Kristi Brown on Leadership, Session 1

8/28/2006
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My guest this episode is , an energetic and enthusiastic young lady who has both achieved and observed leadership in a variety of venues. She is a public relations professional, a certified meeting planner, and an overall "good gal." I believe you will really enjoy hearing the perspective Kristi has on leaders and leadership in several types of organizations. Kristi lives with her husband, Steve, along with her two beautiful white Labs, Sadie and Lily, in Starkville, Mississippi, home of...

Duration:00:43:44