America’s Best Leaders 2008 – Do you agree?

Panelists rated the nominees from to 1 to 5 based on how well they met the following criteria:

Sets Direction (25 percent): By building a shared sense of purpose; by setting out to make a positive social impact; by implementing innovative strategies.

Achieves Results (50 percent): Of significant depth and breadth; that have a positive social impact; that are sustainable; that exceed expectations.

Cultivates a Culture of Growth (25 percent): By communicating and embodying positive core values; by inspiring others to lead.Lance Armstrong 2008

Here are the top 3.  The full list is here.

Lance Armstrong Cyclist and Advocate Making tireless efforts on behalf of cancer like himself.

David Baltimore California Institute of Technology This Nobel-winning scientist leads with “a little bit of chutzpah.”

Regina Benjamin Le Batre Rural Health Clinic She believes that living in a tiny rural town shouldn’t mean giving up big-city healthcare.

What’s a TWOG? I’m  trying a switching to twitter style leadership development nuggets. Twitter + Blog = Twog?
Twitter? What’s that? 140 character short snippets of discussion sent out to your community of followers http://twitter.com/ (Click on video by Common Craft at the site to find out more.)
Source: U.S.News & World Report & the Center for Public Leadership – Harvard Univ. just published.
Twitter’s value is also described here on 10 reasons why twitter rocks: http://havemacwillblog.com/2008/05/20/ten-reasons-why-twitter-rocks/

My twitter name if you want to “follow me” to try it out:  dnrevel

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