Economic Policy Lecture Series
April 4, 2007
On Wednesday, April 4, 2007 Michael R. Hogan, became Lindenwood University’s second presenter in the Distinguished Executive Lecture Series. He spoke from experience and from the heart about the critical characteristics of a leader.
Mr. Hogan defined leadership as, “The ability of an individual to influence, motivate and enable others to contribute toward the effectiveness and success of the organizations of which they are members.” Fundamentally, he agrees with Carolyn Losos of Leadership St. Louis that “things get done by those who show up.”
He provided several personal examples and from the lives of famous leaders
to examine the question “What makes a leader?” Mr. Hogan concluded