By Michelle Maldonado
Associate Vice President of Corporate and Strategic Relationships, American Public University System
The path to authentic leadership often entails overcoming adversity. For TalentPlanet CEO Dr. Gregory Ketchum surviving Hurricane Katrina while stranded in New Orleans inspired him to reevaluate his own leadership strategy and convey the lessons learned to others. I recently met with Dr. Ketchum (commonly referred to as “Dr. Greg” by his clients and colleagues) to discuss his five principles of authentic leadership and how leaders can effectively apply them in their daily lives.
Read on to learn more about Dr. Ketchum’s principles, and lessons learned in the APUS_Inspire_Leadership_Series.
About the Michelle Maldonado:
Associate Vice President Michelle Maldonado leads the Corporate and Strategic Relationships team for American Public University System. Michelle is a former practicing attorney with more than 17 years of combined leadership experience in strategic partnership development and planning as well as talent development, coaching and mentoring of professionals across the education, technology, nonprofit and online media industries. Utilizing an authentic and consultative approach, Michelle currently works with corporate and industry organizations to form educational alliances that support overall talent management, leadership development and organizational growth strategies.
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