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Leadership in the Financial Aid Office: Reality TV Style . Heather Boutell, Bellarmine University [email protected] Definition of Leadership. According to Merriam-Webster – Leadership = the office or position of a leader; capacity to lead; the act or instance of leading

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Leadership in the Financial Aid Office: Reality TV Style

Heather Boutell,

Bellarmine University

[email protected]


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Definition of Leadership

  • According to Merriam-Webster –

    • Leadership = the office or position of a leader; capacity to lead; the act or instance of leading

    • Lead = to guide on a way especially by going in advance, to direct on a course or in a direction, to direct the operations, activity, or performance of ; to have charge of; to go at the head of;: to be first in or among


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Famous Leadership Quotes

  • “Leadership: the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • “You’re only as good as the people you hire.” – Ray Kroc

  • “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein


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Other Great Sources for Use!

  • Reality TV!

    • American Idol

    • Survivor

    • Amazing Race

    • Big Brother

    • Fear Factor

    • Dancing with the Stars

    • SuperNanny

    • Project Runway



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Practical Advice

  • Always be excited to share your message and take every opportunity.

  • Be proud of your message of access to higher education.

  • You may be misunderstood.

  • Others may find you a bit weird.

  • Keep smiling.



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Practical Advice

  • Hire staff that understand you have to follow the rules.

  • Regularly go over the rules in staff meetings, in creative ways.

  • Be aware of changes to the rules!

  • Adjusting the rules does bring risk. (PJ)

  • Understand that presenting the rules to students may bring anger and resentment, and consider the “music”.



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Practical Advice

  • Do Your Best for the Team – work hard to overcome the obstacles.

  • Once something goes your way (default rate, enrollment, literacy event), give credit to everyone involved.

  • If on the team, say thank you to those who acknowledge you.

  • Be able to do the functions of those you supervise.

  • Watch for the ones who want to be first.



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Practical Advice

  • Mistakes are going to happen based on the complicated level of our field.

  • Build confidence of employees if they occur.

  • Admit your mistakes.

  • Fix your mistakes.

  • Remember mistakes are replayed, but good moments can be fleeting.



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Practical Advice

  • As a leader, others see your actions. You are being watched!

  • Actions really do speak louder than words.

  • Ethical decisions – will they stand up to the newspaper test?

  • Generational differences mean varying generational expectations.



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Practical Advice

  • New regs, new rules; change can be tough to swallow.

  • Take on responsibilities you don’t want to do – others will follow your lead.

  • Realize your fears inside.

  • Conquer the fears.



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Practical Advice

  • Ask for help from others and rely on your FAA friends.

  • Know whom to ask and be willing to share openly.

  • Realize that diverse solutions can bring a win to your office.

  • Pay attention to your challenges and try to stay on course.

  • Know where the playground is.



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Practical Advice

  • Let your office and leadership style reflect you.

  • Make sure your creativity is relevant.

  • Watch and see what the judges think.

  • Remember you are not designing for you, but for others – students, your staff, families.


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Reality TV and Leadership…..

  • Pride

  • Diligence

  • Sacrifice

  • Humility

  • Transparency

  • Cooperation

  • Reliance on Others


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Good luck with your leadership skills – tune in and

“channel” them whenever you can!


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