Leadership Q-Tips

Bell, Chip R.; Patterson, John R.
February 2010
Leadership Excellence;Feb2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p6
The authors reflect on the strategy of High Point University in North Carolina under the leadership of Doctor Nido Qubein. They relate Qubein's principle of character building whose goal for each student is to have a positive attitude. Students get a birthday card with a free Starbucks card inside and a large suggestion box is put up for students' feedback. The authors believe that leadership is not just about a person's performance but having a vision for a better future.


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