Month: August 2019

Holding Members Accountable

Holding members accountable is one of the most difficult for a student organization to do. It can feel nearly impossible, it is unpleasant for all involved, and no one walks away as a winner. Despite all that, it is still crucial for any serious organization. Here are three simple tips to make the process smoother.…
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Make Member Engagement Easy

Increasing member engagement, the degree to which members invest time and energy in your organization, is daunting. Conversations about it often end with everyone agreeing it is a good thing but no one having any idea how to make it happen. This article looks at three simple solutions to help you get started. Increase Morale…
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Status Reports in Student Organizations

Status reports are both important and annoying. Officers need them to help manage projects and adjust timelines, but getting them can be miserable for all involved. Today we are looking at what status reports are, why they are problematic, and what to do about them. What is a Status Report? A status report is an…
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Delegating Tasks Effectively

Effectively delegating tasks is the mark of an exceptional student leader. “Effectively” is the key term. It is easy to make a mess by delegating work, but there here are three simple practices that almost guarantee success. Write It Down If it is important enough to delegate then it is important enough to write down.…
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