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Think and Lead Seminar Series: Lynn Wooten

March 24, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lynn Wooten | Simmons University

In this session, we had the privilege of learning from the inspiring President Lynn Perry Wooten, and it was truly an amazing experience. Here are a few additional leadership pointers and insights from the session:

  • Leading by Example: President Lynn Perry Wooten’s accomplishments and expertise serve as a powerful example of effective leadership. By demonstrating her own success and sharing her experiences, she inspires others to strive for greatness and make a positive impact in the world. Leading by example is a fundamental aspect of effective leadership.
    Preparedness in Times of Crisis: One of the key takeaways from the session was the importance of being a well-prepared leader, especially during times of crisis. President Wooten’s insights shed light on the significance of anticipating and planning for potential challenges, developing contingency plans, and effectively navigating through difficult situations. Being well-prepared allows leaders to respond and adapt more effectively during times of crisis.
  • Continuous Learning and Growth: President Wooten’s wealth of knowledge and experience showcased the value of continuous learning and personal growth for leaders. It highlighted the importance of staying updated with industry trends, seeking new perspectives, and investing in self-improvement. As leaders, it is essential to constantly expand our knowledge and skills to stay relevant and make informed decisions.
  • Generosity and Sharing: President Wooten’s act of sharing copies of her book, “The Prepared Leader,” reflects the spirit of generosity and the desire to empower others. Great leaders understand the importance of giving back, sharing their insights and resources to inspire and support the growth of others. This act of generosity fosters a sense of community and encourages collective success.
  • Motivation and Inspiration: The session with President Wooten left participants feeling motivated and inspired to become better leaders. Her wisdom, expertise, and the engaging nature of the session captivated the audience and fueled their enthusiasm for leadership. This highlights the significant role that inspirational leaders play in motivating and empowering others to reach their full potential.
  • Overall, the session with President Lynn Perry Wooten provided invaluable leadership lessons, emphasizing the importance of leading by example, preparedness in times of crisis, continuous learning, generosity, and motivation. The experience left a lasting impact on the participants, igniting their passion for leadership and fueling their drive to make a positive difference in the world.

Guest speaker Lynn Wooten posing with Julie Ivy and a group of MEM students.


March 24, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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915 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27606
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