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LeaDOREship ToolBox Series

Series Overview 

What’s a toolbox if you do not have the tools you need to get the job done? The LeaDOREship ToolBox Series will help you cultivate all the tools you need to improve your skills as a leader!  This series includes sessions about communication, conflict, self-care and reflections, resiliency, and personal values to name a few. Not only will you learn new skills and leadership techniques, you will engage with your peers and have fun doing it!

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Session 1

eVALUEating your Motivation: Using Values to Drive your Life 

Wednesday, February 2, 2022, 4-5 PM, Sarratt 189

Presenter: Mike Rahimzadeh
Overview: Values are the motivating factor behind all of our decisions, right? But, what if we don’t know what our values are? How can we make decisions as leaders, as students, as friends, if we can’t identify the things we value most? In this session, we will dive deeper into the things that motivate us, drive our decisions, and make us who we are.  

Attendees will 

  • Define values-based leadership. 
  • Identify their top 5 core values.  
  • Learn strategies to apply their values to their role on campus / everyday life. 

Session 2 

The Power of Prioritization and Defining What’s Important 

Wednesday, February 9, 2022  4-5 PM, Sarratt 189

Presenter: Emma Duncliffe
Overview: How do you effectively prioritize your responsibilities and align them with your goals? In this workshop, we’ll answer that question and discuss how to stay true to our values and commitments by learning how to prioritize leadership roles, decisions, actions, and busy schedules. 

Attendees will 

  • Identify their personal priorities and reflect on how they align with their values and commitments. 
  • Understand how their priorities can directly influence their responsibilities and goals. 

Session 3 

Navigating Communicating 

Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 4-5 PM Sarratt 189

PresenterRoshaunda Ross-Orta
Overview: Getting your message across as a leader is essential…especially when the message is something your team member does not want to hear. During this workshop, we will identify which communication methods work best in different situations. And we will explore how to share constructive feedback with peers. 
Attendees will 

  • Recognize the pros and cons of various modes of communication.
  • Identify the most effective modes of communication for their leadership role.
  • Differentiate between criticism and constructive/corrective feedback.

Session 4

The 3 C’s: Conflict, Challenging, and Confronting

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 4-5 PM, Sarratt 189

Presenter: Roshaunda Ross-Orta
Overview: Conflict is a good thing! During this workshop, we will discuss how leaders can manage conflict and use it to their organization’s advantage. We will also discuss how holding team members accountable is essential for leaders, those individual team members, and the organization as a whole.

Attendees will

  • Reflect on their own experiences and feelings regarding accountability.
  • Practice language that can be utilized during confrontation.
  • Examine potential causes of conflict.
  • Recognize how conflict can be a beneficial tool for learning and growth.