The Story of Michelle Obama

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In this module, you’ll learn the six leadership skills of aligning actions and values, managing boundaries intelligently, embracing change courageously, knowing what matters, helping others, and challenging the status quo. Through the remarkable stories of former First Lady Michelle Obama and Olympic Gold Medalist Julie Foudy, you’ll see these skills in action as they redefined success for women across the world and demonstrated leadership in service to others. By the end of this module, you'll learn exercises for clarifying your ideal self to know what really matters, finding the larger meaning in what you do so you act in ways that are consistent with your values, managing boundaries so you reduce distractions and pay attention to who matters most, leading through helping others, questioning the status quo, and building the courage to embrace change.

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