Leadership: Nature or Nurture?


The beauty of independent schools is that with smaller classes, individual attention and lots of hands on experiential experiences, even our youngest students can practice leadership. Equally important is followership: that is to say, understanding the difference between taking the lead and following a good leader. The more practice a child has to lead at a young age, this argument about nature vs. nurture goes out the window. Leadership absolutely CAN be taught.

Can we LEARN to Lead?

About Kathleen McNamara Head's Up!

an educator in Independent Schools for over 28 years
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