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FEB
25
2014

The Vision of Leadership

At a recent lunch, with a number of professional colleagues and business associates, an intriguing and thought-provoking topic emerged in the course of our conversation. As you can probably imagine our initial discussion centered on our families, the weather, politics, athletics,
OCT
08
2013

Finding A Mentor

As a young man taking my mandatory draft physical, I was told by a doctor that I might be 4-F, unable to serve in uniform in the U.S. Army because I had flat feet. Amid my pushback, the doctor suggested I join the National Guard, since that group was rebuilding itself after WWII
SEP
24
2013

Step Up and Stand Out

Leadership is, without question, one of the most widely discussed topics in our contemporary business and professional culture.  Scholarly types have offered numerous theories regarding the identification and development of potential leaders and their focus has often been on
SEP
10
2013

The Power of We

As I continue to reflect back through the rearview mirror of professional experience, I recognize that I have been privileged to work with a number of outstanding leaders.  Those who truly stand out certainly possessed impressive personal, intellectual and professional
JAN
30
2013

Leadership Lessons From My Rear View Mirror

The Elephant in the Mirror By: Dr. Faron L. Hollinger I am not sure who coined the phrase “experience is the best teacher” but I certainly do agree.  Reflecting back, past experience has been a very effective teacher for me.  Some of the most powerful and memorable lessons have
DEC
13
2012

The Character of Leadership

As I look back through the rear view mirror of my past experience and my relationships with a number of exemplary leaders, I have concluded that effective leadership is strongly linked to a common core of values, beliefs, and convictions that define the individual and ultimately
NOV
26
2012

Twelve23 Education Alliance Equips Educators

For Dr. Faron Hollinger, coordinator of the University of Mobile Center for Leadership’s Twelve23 Education Alliance, education is about developing potential, both personally and professionally. Hollinger’s heart for developing others has motivated his career of more
SEP
21
2012

The Transfer of Learning

In the respective fields of education, psychology, and research, various learning theories provide the basis for a conceptual framework that describes how information is absorbed, processed, and retained as part of the learning process.  Ultimately, the goal of effective learning