Advice for Fellow Leaders
Sienna Lilliebo & Mia Reese, Mid-Level Representatives
Hello fellow leaders. My name is Sienna Lilliebo and I’m one of this year’s SEC mid level representatives for OASC Mia Reese is the other mid-level representative, and we’ll also be presenting this workshop with me. We split the workshop evenly, so she will be featured later on in the video, but we are connected to OASC by representing mid-level student mid-level student leaders across the whole state of Oregon.
And also just helping plan OASC events that you can attend, including spring conference. Like this one, everything looks a little bit different this year, but I hope everybody is having a great day and vice versa leaders is the workshop. We will be presenting to all of you. The goal we set for this workshop is that we really want to provide an opportunity for others, including you to learn more about leadership, whether it comes from a learning experience or guidance we have received, we want all this resources, all these resources and information to be sent to all of you.
If you’re wanting to learn more about leadership and in school environment or more about leadership in the real world, we have something that could help you. What are some traits that make a leader recognize other’s accomplishments, build others up, trust others and leaders can be trusted, but also having communication skills.
And I just want to be clear. Trace and leaders are not all the same. We are all different and that’s completely okay. But here are just a few that are common in leaders. Having communication skills and trusting others are huge on the teamwork side of leadership. Say you’re working in a group on a project and you split the project evenly.
You’re putting your trust in your team members to get the project, to get their part of the project done. And life happens. We all know that, but say for some reason they can’t get their part done. They can communicate that with the rest of the group and you guys can split it up evenly amongst yourselves, building others up and recognizing other’s accomplishments.
Can help you create a huge, positive impact on, on a small amount of people. When you build others up or say hi to someone you usually don’t say hi to in the hallway one day, you will make your date. And when in while recognizing other’s accomplishments. , and especially if it’s something they’re very proud of, you will also make their day.
How to be a leader within your own classroom, set an example, help others when they struggle, but also going to school events. And I’ve noticed when more people want to come to our school events where people end up showing up. But also by having you go someone who helped plan the event, you will all, you will get to see all the smiling faces that you help create.
Help others when they struggle say your friend needs help and all you can do this, lend a hand to them. Not only would you be creating a stronger bond, or even if you don’t know whoever, you’re hoping you can make a friendship that could last a lifetime, but also you would be giving to that person. And that’s a huge part of leadership.
Last, but not least setting an example. This is pretty self-explanatory. But when you set an example for others, for others to follow your being a leader, this can include following directions or following the rules set in place. How to be a leader at work, being open to feedback, always trying your best, but also creating positive environment.
When you create a positive environment, I just feel like everybody has such a better day and they can think that they can. thankful for that because you created that positive work and always trying your best. Say one day at work, you’re not having the best day, but you can only control what you can control and you can control how hard you work.
And when you try your best, that will be noticed. And just always try being open to feedback. Not only will being open to feedback, help you grow as a leader, but also help you grow as a person. And speaking of feedback, me and I have created a workshop feedback, Google form for all of you guys to fill out it’s only five questions and it’s completely optional as well as anonymous.
I really just wanted these questions to be sent out to all of you, not only so you could provide them to future events, but also, so you can give us feedback on our workshop, but Mia will be taking it from here in. Thank you guys so much for choosing to join us. And I hope I made it impact on you. Life gets crazy sometimes, and we all have been there.
So take a moment for yourself. Just breathe. You’re doing amazing. Here’s Mia with the rest of our workshop by fellow leaders.
My name is Mia, and I’m the other middle of SEC this year. Sienna just presented to you guys. So I’m going to be finishing this thing out. , our first side is how to be a leader in your community. Volunteer. It’s a great way to get involved and a simple way you can help others. Probably, I think a majority of you guys can’t go in person to help out right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t volunteer.
Definitely do your research. There’s a lot of places online that needs some help. , staying up to date. You definitely can make it greater impact when you know what’s going on around you. That way, you know how you can help, how you can. Do your part, , talk to others, uh, talking to others is a great way to build that connection and really make it a community.
And it also goes hand in hand with building those relationships. , simply helping someone carry their bag, mowing their lawn. It’s a great way to. How quickly a conversation with someone make others feel connected within their community. And it will also probably make you feel more connected. Uh, next up is what is your leadership style over on the left?
We have 10 common leadership styles that you’ll get to take a look at in a minute. , but knowing your leadership style can be helpful for many reasons. One of them being, if you’re ever well, when you’re working in a group environment with others, We’ve all worked with others, , knowing how they communicate, knowing why they do what they do and their strong suits can be very helpful because then you understand.
Why why they’re doing what they’re doing. , so as a quick example, I’m a visionary, I’m very progress focused. And I like to, I like to think I’m inspirational. , but yeah, before you pause really quick, take a second. Once you figure it out to think, is it accurate? And if so, why? And if it isn’t accurate, why isn’t it accurate?
So now you can pause and figure out your leadership style. Next is just our wrap up. So why is all this important, Sienna presented to you about some successful traits? And I just showed you guys some ways that you can help out and figure out, you know, what your leadership style is. This is all important because recognizing all that stuff.
Can help you make an overall greater impact now how to apply this. So whenever you are working with others, knowing your leadership style, I think I previously mentioned this, but knowing their work ethic, how they communicate, why they do what they do can make everything feel. So much better and goes so much smoother.
And the end result of all this is having a resource that can help you, that you’re able to look back on. And that resource is a Google doc. So, let me pull that up really quick. So I just realized we are not on zoom, but uh, this link will be under our workshop. And this is basically just a Google doc where you leave some advice and it can be.
Any advice? From my view, my advice is when helping someone sort through something and giving them advice, try to guide them more than just telling them what to think or do they should be able to come on. They should be able to come to on their own conclusion. That way they can see it for themselves rather than being told how to see it.
So that’s just an example. you can leave any advice you want. This is really just a resource that you guys can look back on whenever. You are feeling like you don’t know what to do. You’re feeling a little clueless and me and Sienna left our names. You definitely don’t have to do that. That’s totally optional.
But yeah, definitely check this out. This can be really helpful. And that was actually the end of our workshop. There will be a feedback form also linked below. So definitely check that out and thank you guys for bearing with me. It’s been a long night and a long day and, yeah, it was great being able to represent you guys, and that is the end.
Hello fellow leaders! My name is Sienna Lillebo and I’m one of this year’s Mid-Level Representatives. I’m an 8th grader at Taft 7-12 in Lincoln City, Oregon, and one fun fact about me is that I’m a huge Stephen Curry fan.
“What is your leadership style? Do you notice any traits within you?”
“What is one thing that you would want to share? You will have the opportunity to share on our group google doc.”
“What is a goal you set for this workshop?”
Hey I’m Mia Reese I am one of the mid-level reps this year. I go to South middle school and one fun fact about me is I cannot do a cartwheel sadly.
Advice For Fellow Leaders
Leave some advice for others it can be anything from how to engage others in group projects to how to be the best leader you can be!
If you are comfortable doing so feel free to leave your name.
1. When helping someone sort through something and giving them advice try to guide them more than just telling them what to think or do. They should be able to come to their own conclusion. That way they can see it for themselves rather than being told how to see it. – Mia Reese
2. When you enjoy what you do others can tell. This can be a positive impact on others around you. When it comes to doing things you enjoy, it’s a lot easier to be consistent. Being consistent and making an impact on a small group will help you grow as a person, but also help them grow. Little things can make the biggest difference. – Sienna Lillebo
Advice for fellow leaders includes sharing what has worked for us as leaders in action. Whether it comes from a learning experience or advice, we want to share resources that we know work with all of you. If you’re in middle school, you can learn more about high school leadership and even if you’re not, we still have some information that could help you.