Conversations with David Turpin: on leadership
The University of Alberta's next president talks about the value of learning, listening and reflecting to bring people together toward a shared vision.
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For David Turpin, leadership means listening, sharing, bringing people together and recognizing that no one is perfect. The key is being willing to learn while working towards a shared vision.
In this video interview—part of a monthly series of conversations with the University of Alberta's next president—he talks about what his early experiences with teaching taught him, and how his research background set him up for a career in administration.