Wednesday, August 10, 2005

How to be a Leader in 6 Easy Steps

Philip E. Agre, Department of Information Studies (UCLA), has updated his 2001 essay "How to Be a Leader in Your Field: A Guide for Students in Professional Schools" and reinforces that anyone can have impact in their chosen field. In summary, these steps are:
  1. Pick an issue.
  2. Having chosen your issue, start a project to study it.
  3. Find relevant people and talk to them.
  4. Pull together what you've heard.
  5. Circulate the result.
  6. Build on your work.
Become inspired here: