Change the Lapel Pin
Alex Johnson, Ph.D., is president of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®). From meager beginnings, he has carved out a distinguished record of accomplishments. His 40 years in higher education ― 25 as a college president ― provide a unique perspective universally applicable to leaders and are represented in his new book, Change the Lapel Pin.
Johnson has constructed a leadership model based on education, experiences
Change the Lapel Pin provides a window into Johnson’s soul through an examination of his own achievements as a college president as well as the contributions of such business icons as Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos
Johnson’s book introduces a paradigm shift in how leadership originates. Rather than being developed from without, it is rooted from within. This, he says, is the truest, most natural form of leadership: dependable, reliable and consistent. It gets you closer to the people who do the work ― both personally and structurally.
In short, the wisdom captured in Change the Lapel Pin will help you and your organization transform communities and lives.
"Dr. Johnson does an outstanding job of introducing a philosophy of leadership that comes from within, personalized from a blend of education, experience
- Walter G. Bumphus,
Books can be purchased for $24.95 at any Cuyahoga Community College bookstore location or online. Proceeds from the book will go toward student scholarships through the Cuyahoga Community College Foundation Gap Scholarship Fund. The fund benefits students who need financial aid but do not qualify for federal or state assistance.