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7 Questions on Leadership with Livingstone Tavul



Name: Livingstone Tavul


Title: Pro Vice Chancellor


Organisation: PNG UNRE


A senior Research Fellow specializing in Medical Research into tropical diseases, now working as the Pro Vice Chancellor for Policy, Planning & Development at the PNG University of Natural Resources & Environment (PNGUNRE)





Thank you to the 2,000 leaders who’ve generously done the 7 Questions on Leadership!


I hope Livingstone's answers will encourage you in your leadership journey. Enjoy!


Cheers,

Jonno White



1. What have you found most challenging as a leader?


Leading in an organization with a system that is old


2. How did you become a leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?


Have worked through the ranks to be where I am today


3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?


Even on a daily basis is sticking to Vision, Mission, Plan of execution, Motivate Subordinates & Evaluating Outcomes


4. What's a recent leadership lesson you've learned for the first time or been reminded of?


That leadership is also about facing the unknown


5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?


A book on Leadership titled Leadership 101 by John C Maxwell. It nullifies common myths like leaders are born-not made. That anyone can become a leader and it can be learned, nurtured, and mastered including inspiring others into action or help them to grow


6. If you could only give one piece of advice to a young leader, what would you say to them?


That Leadership is all about facilitating change


7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader, so far?


How a third world country like China, becoming the number one super economic power on the globe - such is a dynamic story.

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