Leadership

Five Beneficial Stress Management Tips

Stress is something that all of us are faced with, particularly at the start of the school year. Between classes, work and extracurricular activities, even the most experienced in time management can feel overwhelmed and overworked. Take advantage of the…

What To Do After Your DECA Journey Ends

Last spring, I watched as my chapter’s new officer team was announced and sworn in to be next year’s leaders. A feeling of pride rushed over me knowing that the chapter had just completed another successful year and was left…

Time Management Tips and Tricks for School

As we all know, DECA can take up a significant chunk of time each week. It is important to prioritize DECA, your academics and free time as you start the new school year. One of the best ways to stay…

Three Quick Steps to Becoming a Successful Leader

1. Take Risks You are capable of achieving your dreams. Definitely one of the best decisions of my life was taking the risk to run for local, association and executive officer positions. Through these positions, I have been able to…

#Goals for Your Year

As a DECA member, you clearly have a passion for the organization. Before jumping into your goals for the year, it’s important to start with that passion. Why is DECA important? What can DECA do for the students in your…

Back to School and Back to DECA

It’s that time of the year again when members and advisors are heading back to school! Although it may not be the most exciting time of the year for everyone, there are several reasons to be energized for the year…

DECA Direct Magazine: The Team Issue is Available Now

DECA Direct Magazine, the Team Issue, features tips from top competitors, stories of successful DECA members and alumni, and a discussion guide for team effectiveness. Plus, find everything you need to be #ReadyForIt when #CTEMonth arrives in February. 

Let’s Unify Your Chapter!

When it comes to DECA, almost 99% of your teamwork comes from within your own chapter. Furthermore, teamwork within your DECA chapter makes your time in DECA more enjoyable as well. As a result, your chapter becomes your in-school family, which excites you and pushes you to work hard in DECA.

Presenting Yourself on Instagram Professionally

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” This saying has been around for many years. Now, living in a social networking world, this saying is truer than ever.  Instagram is a platform of telling stories through pictures, so ask yourself, “What story am I telling others?”

10 Books to Read This Year

Today is #ReadABookDay, but books deserve more than just one day of love. In fact, if you want to be wealthy, successful, or just really smart, then you should read books. A lot of books. The average CEO reads four to five books per month, which is about one book per week. Whether you're looking to hone your skills for your Role Play or jumpstart your journey to a corner office, we've got the books for you!

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