AT11. Leadership Training
Being a great leader does not end on your last day in office. Your legacy is both a combination of what you’ve done for the organization in the present, and how your actions affect the organization even after you leave. To that end, leadership training is vitally important. If you have the benefit of knowing ...
Building Effective Policies: Execution
When implementing policies, keep them simple and apply them in a fair manner which maximizes your desired impact.
Building Effective Policies: Requirements and Planning
The policies or rules that you implement in your organization will influence the culture of your group and the actions of your members. Plan your policies well and you'll ensure smooth operations for your initiatives.
Categories and Rules of Rewards and Punishments
Creating effective group policies are vital for any strong student group. These "laws" will facilitate your organization's goals and ensure that everyone is being held to an equal standard. However, before we delve into that, we must first categorize our incentives and explain how best to use them.
Reform, Change, and Goal-Setting
Reforms should be introduced at the beginning of the year. They should be specific, actionable, and based off concrete goals. The best change managers guide implementation and ensure buy in from all relevant parties.
Political Capital and Change Management
Political capital is the amount of goodwill you have. How you spend it will influence your ability to create change.
Emotional Intelligence: Motivation (Part II)
When designing your intrinsic and extrinsic motivators, there are two elements that you must consider: your school's culture and your organization's mission.
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.
Recruiting: Planning Initiation
After weeks of preparation, days of interviews, and countless hours talking about your organization, you're finally ready to welcome your new members. Your initiation should be exciting, memorable, and should build a sense of camaraderie. A successful initiation will create a strong buy-in from your new members resulting in future dedication and team spirit.
Hazing and the Initiation Process
Hazing is irresponsible and abhorrent. It should be avoided at all costs.