Shyness and leadership don’t seem to go together. Being shy, though, may mean you have some unique leadership strengths you can leverage to make a difference in your organization. In this session we’ll take a close look at what shyness is (and isn’t), how to build your leadership toolkit, and how to support those who want to lead from a place of shyness.
John Mark Day currently serves as the Director of Leadership and Campus Life at Oklahoma State University, where he connects, engages and develops students as leaders who make a difference in their communities. He is also a faculty member in OSU's College of Education and Human Sciences where he teaches courses on leadership and advises capstone projects and dissertations. John Mark holds a doctorate in Higher Education Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University, a master of arts degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, and master of science and bachelor of arts degrees from Texas Christian University.
(leadership; strengths; communication; shyness; community; connections)