Emotional Intelligence: Motivation (Part I)

In an ideal organization, all members would be intrinsically motivated and would go above and beyond the call of duty. To accomplish this, you must learn how to wield intrinsic and extrinsic motivators.

Emotional Intelligence: Interpreting Body Language

If emotional intelligence is considered a "soft" skill, then body language is the "hard" data points that you will use to interpret a person's mood. Master the interpretation of body language and you will be better able to understand a person's behavior and motivations.

The Opioid Epidemic: What is the Role of Teen Institutes?

Teen Institutes that are serious about fighting the opioid epidemic need to adopt major reforms to combat the opioid epidemic. As a leader in the teen institute space with over a decade of experience, I know that this is our fight. We must rise to meet it.

Welcome to Thoughts!

Welcome to Thoughts! This new section will contain editorials related to student leadership and student leadership organizations.

Inclusion & Diversity: Speaking Truth to Power

I stood up to the CEO of a Fortune 500 company because I believe in equality of opportunity. In that moment, I shifted the values of the company. We must fight for inclusion and diversity in student organizations, because the values we promote in college may shift the values of America.

Emotional Intelligence: Baselines

Emotional intelligence relies on your understanding of your member's emotional baselines. How you react to deviations in these baselines will influence your results.

Welcome to the Advanced Toolkit!

The Advanced Toolkit will teach you how to manage your people including topics on emotional intelligence, personalities, and motivations.

Recruiting: The Activities Fair

The activities fair is your single best opportunity to attract new talent into your organization.

Recruiting: Online Presence

Recruiting is a vital part of your role as leader of your organization as it ensures the continuity and quality of your group. Your first tool for effective recruitment is an active website.

External Events: Fund-Raising

The best fund-raising events are well planned, efficiently executed, and provide value to your donors.

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