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The Leadership Lounge

Every Thursday Afternoon from 4 to 5pm

 

TEA AND TEDTALKS!!

 

The Holden Center is offering weekly conversations on topics related to leadership.  These discussions are open to all students and sessions will be held in the Holden Center on Thursday afternoons from 4:00-5:00pm.  They are guaranteed to be enlightening, informative, and entertaining-or your money back-and there will be snacks! 


Winter 2015 Dates and Topics

 

 

January 8th, 2015Environmental Justice. Paper or plastic? What is the most ecofriendly? Have you been looking at this question from the wrong angle? 

http://www.ted.com/talks/leyla_acaroglu_paper_beats_plastic_how_to_rethink_environmental_folklore

challenge: Produce zero trash for one day


January 15th, 2015.  Community Service. Leadership is a form of service. How can community service help you be a leader? How can a young person make an impact?

https://www.ted.com/talks/natalie_warne_being_young_and_making_an_impact

Challenge: do community service


January 22nd, 2015. MLK follow up discussion lead by our own Phoebe!


January 29th, 2015. Nationality/Identity. How do you identify yourself? How do other people identify you? Which is more important? How can your views and others veiws impact your leadership ability and tactic?

https://www.ted.com/talks/debra_jarvis_yes_i_survived_cancer_but_that_doesn_t_define_me#t-71363

challenge: Talk to someone about how they identify themselves and find 3 differences and 3 similarities


February 5th, 2015. Art. Is life important in your life? Can art change a community? Can art create leaders in a community?

http://www.ted.com/talks/haas_hahn_how_painting_can_transform_communities#t-639464

Challenge: create something that makes someone smile


February 12th, 2015. Communication. Why is communication necessary in leadership? What is the difference between talking and communicating? Is there a difference? 

http://www.ted.com/talks/david_logan_on_tribal_leadership


February 19th, 2015. Gender. How does gender change our leadership skills and approaches? Does it hinder or strengthen us? 

http://www.ted.com/talks/alice_dreger_is_anatomy_destiny


February 26th, 2015. Majors. What is your major? How can you be a leader in that major? What does your major say about your leadership style?

https://www.ted.com/talks/drew_dudley_everyday_leadership#t-338469


March 5th, 2015. Stress. Is stress bad for your health? How do you deal with stress? 

http://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend


March 12th, 2015. One Second a Day. What would your video be like? What types of moments would you capture? How would you film it? 

http://www.ted.com/talks/cesar_kuriyama_one_second_every_day

Challenge: over spring break take a one second video everyday