The Importance of No

Question: Does leadership come from a yes or no? This question could be interpreted in many different ways. Many would try to pick some middle ground to avoid having to be decisive. It’s a tough question, sure, but life is full of tough questions; sometimes you can’t choose ‘maybe.’ There is no option to choose … More The Importance of No

Connections Confrence

The Connections Leadership Conference is an annual conference held at the Great Wold Lodge in Traverse City, MI. It is put on by the Leadership Institute to teach 100+ people from groups all over CMU’s campus about how to make connections (as the name implies) within your group and others, and how to become effective … More Connections Confrence

PSY 100L

As a part of the Leader Advancement Scholarship protocol, one of the classes we were required to take was PSY 100L, Introduction to Psychology. I took this class Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:45 with Professor Matthew Prewett. Since it was an introductory class, we just covered the concepts of Psychology with a brief overview of … More PSY 100L

COM 267L

As a part of my LAS cohort protocol, one of the classes that I had to take was COM 267L, Introduction to Debate. I took this class from 9:30-10:45 on Tuesday and Thursday mornings with Professor Cory Hillman. In this class we learned the art of debate, and how to make effective arguments. One of … More COM 267L

Start With Why

For our LDR 100 class, we were split up into 6 groups to do a project on our assigned book. My group consisted of myself, Jake, Susie, Kelsey, Madeline, Katie, Tessa, and Kristina, and we were assigned the book Start with Why by Simon Sinek. This book centers around a concept known as The Golden Circle. The … More Start With Why