Welcome to Thoughts!

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

Recruiting: The Information Session

The information session is the first opportunity for your organization to introduce itself to prospective members. It should be succinct and persuasive, highlighting your core goals and best features.

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.

External Events: Travel

Travel events, when done properly, are some of the most exciting and fun events an organization can implement.

External Events: Exhibitions

Exhibition events are the most common type of event for student groups that focus on performances.

External Events: Requirements

External events encompass any event that requires your members to engage with non-members and vendors. These can include performances, fund-raisers, and competitions.

Internal Events: Meetings, Practices, and Socials

Internal events are all events that are reserved only for your members. These include general meetings, practics, and social events. The way that you structure your internal events has a great impact on the operations and culture of your organization.

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