The chocolate truth : an anthology of perspectives from community college CEOs (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The chocolate truth : an anthology of perspectives from community college CEOs

Author: Helen Benjamin; Joseph Seabrooks; DeRionne P Pollard; Presidents' Round Table of African American Community College Chief Executive Officers.
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : My Vision Works Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Today's African American community college chief executive officers and other senior managers across America tell their individual stories and experiences in their own words. What was their career path? What were the underlying values that sustained them through the challenges on their journey? Who encouraged them? These stories, some painful, others humorous, will teach, inspire and leave a legacy for another  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Benjamin; Joseph Seabrooks; DeRionne P Pollard; Presidents' Round Table of African American Community College Chief Executive Officers.
ISBN: 9781470012526 1470012529
OCLC Number: 793517842
Description: xx, 172 pages : portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Part One. Fitting in. The joy is in the journey --
The right fit at the right time --
Eagerness won't break dawn faster --
Part Two. Who's that lady? Woman in a man's world --
Leading as an African American woman --
A woman's work : managing the profession and taking care of family --
Part Three. Survival I. How do you know when it's time to go? --
Knowing the signs of trouble --
Leveraging the expectations of your board --
Part Four. Survival II. Life after a vote of no-confidence --
When uncertainty reigns --
To be or not to be an inside applicant : that is the question --
Part Five. The life of a leader. Culture and the colonized mind --
Managing the threesome : you, your significant other, and your BlackBerry --
Life under the microscope --
When is a perk not a perk? --
Part Six. Legacy. Mentoring, an essential leadership skill --
The architect of your own destiny --
Reflections : the business of leading a college.
Other Titles: Anthology of perspectives from community college CEOs
Responsibility: contributing writers, Helen Benjamin [and others] ; presented by the Presidents' Round Table ; project editor, Joe Seabrooks ; project co-editors, Helen Benjamin and DeRionne P. Pollard.

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Today's African American community college chief executive officers and other senior managers across America tell their individual stories and experiences in their own words. What was their career path? What were the underlying values that sustained them through the challenges on their journey? Who encouraged them? These stories, some painful, others humorous, will teach, inspire and leave a legacy for another generation to follow in their footsteps.

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