Leadership theory application and year in review Wow, what a year. In just a few short months, I have changed more than I could have ever imagined. I met people I would never normally talk to, did things I have never done before, and accomplished a multitude of different things. Here is a little bit … More Year in Review
When I first heard that, as a part of LAS protocol, I would be getting a mentee, my first thought was, “I can barely take care of myself; how can I be expected to help take care of someone else?” I was nervous for other reasons too. What if they didn’t like me? What if … More How Do I Tell My Mentee To Go To Bed When I Usually Don’t?
On Friday, January 20th 2017, I had the opportunity to attend the SPARK Leadership Experience, hosted by the Leadership Institute. This is one-day leadership seminar designed to help emerging leaders on campus discover and develop their leadership styles and abilities. This event was required as a part of my Leadership Advancement Scholar protocol, but by … More SPARK Leadership Experience
Ted Talk Reflection During my first semester in my LDR 100L class, I was tasked with reading Simon Sinek’s book Start With Why. I worked with a group of other students from my class to dive deeper into the novel and discover why the WHY was so important. For our presentation, we focused on this concept mainly … More How Great Leaders Inspire Action
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
During my time at Connections Conference, I had the opportunity to attend a few different lectures dealing with leadership. The one that stuck out to me was one pertaining to Disney. Some people may say that Disney may just be for kids…I think that they could not be more wrong. Upon walking into the lecture … More Leadership from the Disney Perspective
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