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DECA Talks: Success Is Impossible Without Failure

December 1, 2022

Success and fulfillment are not straight lines. Success is impossible without failure. Isaac will show you that regardless of where you are in this organization and no matter how you define success, DECA can start you on your life’s ultimate power trip.

Leadership

From Your Chapter to Your Community: All Those in Favor Say, “Let’s Vote!”

October 21, 2022

This November, general elections will take place. After registering to vote, research local poll locations, schedules and each candidate running. Be prepared to stand in line for your turn to vote on Election Day (Tuesday, November 8, 2022) or seek the availability of early voting.

Leadership

Accepting Differences: Adding LGBTQ+ Inclusivity into Your Leadership Style

October 7, 2022

Tuesday, October 11, is National Coming Out Day. To many, this may be just an ordinary Tuesday, but for LGBTQ+ individuals, this is a day of celebration for being yourself—no matter how you identify. This article is the perfect stepping stone to help educate yourself and get the edge in an inclusive leadership style!

Leadership

Top 5 Leadership Podcasts to Listen to this International Podcast Day

September 27, 2022

As emerging leaders, we’re always looking for new ways to learn and grow into our leadership styles. These are five podcasts that I have gathered through my own listening or that other DECA leaders have recommended to me.

Leadership

DECA Talks: Conquering Catastrophe

August 1, 2022

All students wish to find a place of belonging, hope and support. Learn how DECA became that place for our High School Division President, and how it continues to be that place for thousands around the globe!

Leadership

Your Leadership Position Is Ending... Now What?

June 27, 2022

Within DECA (and life!), rewarding experiences often require raising your hand to enter the race, stepping up to the plate, and taking a risk as a leader. Risks come from new challenges, elections, committees, teams and setting goals. Here are thoughts to keep in mind as you pass the torch and leave office.

Leadership

Summer Engagement Tips for Your Chapter

May 26, 2022

The summer months are great for relaxing and having fun, but what could be better than having fun while helping your chapter? These tips and tricks can help your chapter members connect more, prep your chapter for next year, and have fun all at the same time!

Leadership

Real World 101: Critical Life Skills You Need to Know Now

May 1, 2022

How can you separate yourself from the two million other students who will graduate college with you? Every college graduate will have a degree, but not every graduate will be prepared for the world as it’s going to be. Learn how you can begin to differentiate yourself from the crowd now.

Leadership

4 Steps to Better Budgeting

April 1, 2022

‍“Where did all my money go!?” If you find yourself asking that question at the end of every month or in the days before your next paycheck, it’s time to get your budget in shape. Don’t have a budget? No problem! It’s easy to get started.

Leadership

College Bound Citizens: Financial Aid Basics

April 1, 2022

This workshop will help you understand financial aid while preparing for the FAFSA and applying for scholarships, grants, and federal loans while financing the gap.

Leadership

How to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

January 3, 2022

Looking back on years past, did you keep your New Year's resolutions? Do you even remember what they were? Here are some ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions all the way through 2022.

Leadership

So You're Thinking About Running for Association Office?

November 10, 2021

Ask any association officer and I’m sure they’ll tell you that running for a DECA Association Officer position is one of the best decisions they have ever made! If you’re thinking about running, ask yourself these three questions to help you decide.

Leadership

DECA Talks: Success Is Impossible Without Failure

December 1, 2022

Success and fulfillment are not straight lines. Success is impossible without failure. Isaac will show you that regardless of where you are in this organization and no matter how you define success, DECA can start you on your life’s ultimate power trip.

Leadership

From Your Chapter to Your Community: All Those in Favor Say, “Let’s Vote!”

October 21, 2022

This November, general elections will take place. After registering to vote, research local poll locations, schedules and each candidate running. Be prepared to stand in line for your turn to vote on Election Day (Tuesday, November 8, 2022) or seek the availability of early voting.

Leadership

Accepting Differences: Adding LGBTQ+ Inclusivity into Your Leadership Style

October 7, 2022

Tuesday, October 11, is National Coming Out Day. To many, this may be just an ordinary Tuesday, but for LGBTQ+ individuals, this is a day of celebration for being yourself—no matter how you identify. This article is the perfect stepping stone to help educate yourself and get the edge in an inclusive leadership style!

Leadership

Top 5 Leadership Podcasts to Listen to this International Podcast Day

September 27, 2022

As emerging leaders, we’re always looking for new ways to learn and grow into our leadership styles. These are five podcasts that I have gathered through my own listening or that other DECA leaders have recommended to me.

Leadership

DECA Talks: Conquering Catastrophe

August 1, 2022

All students wish to find a place of belonging, hope and support. Learn how DECA became that place for our High School Division President, and how it continues to be that place for thousands around the globe!

Leadership

Your Leadership Position Is Ending... Now What?

June 27, 2022

Within DECA (and life!), rewarding experiences often require raising your hand to enter the race, stepping up to the plate, and taking a risk as a leader. Risks come from new challenges, elections, committees, teams and setting goals. Here are thoughts to keep in mind as you pass the torch and leave office.

Leadership

Summer Engagement Tips for Your Chapter

May 26, 2022

The summer months are great for relaxing and having fun, but what could be better than having fun while helping your chapter? These tips and tricks can help your chapter members connect more, prep your chapter for next year, and have fun all at the same time!

Leadership

Real World 101: Critical Life Skills You Need to Know Now

May 1, 2022

How can you separate yourself from the two million other students who will graduate college with you? Every college graduate will have a degree, but not every graduate will be prepared for the world as it’s going to be. Learn how you can begin to differentiate yourself from the crowd now.

Leadership

4 Steps to Better Budgeting

April 1, 2022

‍“Where did all my money go!?” If you find yourself asking that question at the end of every month or in the days before your next paycheck, it’s time to get your budget in shape. Don’t have a budget? No problem! It’s easy to get started.

Leadership

How to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

January 3, 2022

Looking back on years past, did you keep your New Year's resolutions? Do you even remember what they were? Here are some ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions all the way through 2022.

Leadership

Rules to Live By: The Nature of Ethics

October 14, 2021

When you think of ethics, what comes to mind? Doing what people say you should do? Obeying the law? While these can both be part of ethical behavior, it takes a lot more than just listening to authority figures or doing what’s legal to be an ethical person.

Leadership

3 Ways to Handle Burnout

October 11, 2021

Have you ever experienced a case of burnout? If so, it can be a challenging experience. During the school year, we take on many responsibilities and may find it hard to balance work, academics and life with so much on our plate. It is important to find a way to take a break and rest–both physically and mentally–to avoid burnout.