Scott Downs writes about six key lessons from the “Agile way of working,” which have brought big changes to the way he looks at leadership and organizational life. He sees these lessons as a way to “weave an Agile ethos with other strands of next-generation leadership thinking and practice.”
by Mairtin Mersch Our team from Access, Card, and Parking Services (ACaPS) decided to take a closer look at our parking appeals process. We approached Megan and Molly with the Continuous Improvement team for assistance. I wrote a brief case study
Illinois Tech is home to 7 fraternities, 3 sororities, and 1 governing council. Each month, the presidents gather at President Round Table (PRT) meetings. This month’s topic focused on understanding their unique talents using the CliftonStrengths assessment.
Architecture alumnus Francisco Alvarez Rincon (B. Arch, 2015) decided he wanted to get an MBA and talks about his strategy putting together a solid application. If you are considering applying to business school from a so-called “non-traditional background” — even in the far future — you might find some useful information here.
Seeking high-achieving students for a college access program! The Illinois Tech Global Leaders Program (GLP) is celebrating a strong year of leadership development, academic enrichment and professional mentorship. The application is now open for current high school sophomores; share this information with talented, motivated high school sophomores and their families and nominate a student! Read more.
Scott Downs, SASDI Senior Fellow, writes about what it takes to create excellent leadership.
I came to Illinois Tech in August 2010 knowing I wanted to “make an impact” in the world – but not sure exactly how. I knew I had an interest in learning and contributing to how science changes our society
When You Feel Like You’re Short on Stakes The following is a reflection essay written by one of our Peer Career Coaches, Xochi Castel, a second-year Bachelor of Architecture student. I’d invited her to shadow me on a Chicago Architecture
The office of Career Services hosted its second The 2-Hour Job Search presentation by Steve Dalton, acclaimed author of the book by the same name. The presentation took place on Monday, October 10, in Wishnik Hall Auditorium on the
Manoj Varma Penmathsa is one of the newest members of the Peer Career Coaching team and decided to take a risk at this year’s career fair. The experience he writes about below exemplifies the power of “planned happenstance” in the