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Leadership Beliefs Statement

The Vanderbilt University Office of Student Leadership Development has created and adopted the following beliefs to promote everyday leadership and pursue a unified culture of leadership at Vanderbilt: 


One can be a leader without a title


Who you are impacts how you lead


Leadership is relationship-driven


Leadership is situational. Sometimes you lead; sometimes you follow


Leaders celebrate successes and learn from failures


Leadership is a purposeful process and the destination is change