Being Ritual Chair in the fall semester was a much different experience than it was in the spring semester of last year. This time around I felt much less stressed and way more confident in my abilities to carry out the responsibilities of the position that I had been elected to. Although there were challenges along the way, and I was working with a group of 27 girls instead of just one, I feel as if this was the best job I have ever done in a leadership position. I was able to separate my personal life from the role I was serving for the chapter and made ritual, a part of Alpha Gamma Delta that most members hate, enjoyable.
For my Leadership Studies class, the 40 some of us were split into different groups. Each group was in charge of teaching the class a different leadership theory. My group was responsible for one of the harder topics: The Style Approach. I won’t go into too much detail, but basically, according to the style approach, there are four types of leaders in the world. Each of them leads in a different way and are more successful than others in certain situations. Read more
In January, I blogged about my resolutions for the year. I didn’t make one specific goals, like to eat healthier or to work out everyday, but rather, I made a goal to improve upon myself. There were four questions I asked myself for the upcoming year with the responses from January below: Read more
This trip was designed to help those of us who went, learn to lead, facilitate, and help even when we don’t think we can. We experienced all of these things within the two short days that we were there. The first day we met with the students at Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. Here was get assigned to a classroom where we facilitated a few activities for the students. Next we met with the butta and pilot students (much like a student council or NHS) where we taught them a few different games to play and how to run those. Read more
We all have a troll. Mine is very complex. You have one too and I can assure you that they are not the same. Only you know what type of troll you have and how to control it. Trolls are all the things that we don’t like about ourselves. My troll consists of a lot of self-doubt, body image issues, and many other insecurities. Seth Godin talks about these trolls and how to get rid of them in his blog “The trolls inside”.