5x5s – Five Minute Training Worksheet

Five by Fives (5x5s)

Five Things To Think About For Five Minutes

Note: This is a reposting of a resource I originally wrote for studentlinc.net.

Running Effective Meetings.  Brainstorming.  Fundraising.  Working With Advisors.  Handling Conflict.  Getting New Members For Your Organization.  Publicity.  Leading.  Follow-Up.

How do you effectively train for these things in short, bite-sized amounts of time?  How can you equip students or anyone else in many of these areas and more, even if you’re not present?

In my planning for another great year of student leadership training, I want to show you a tool I designed for busy students (and their busy advisors, mentors, teachers!).  I needed something that wouldn’t take a lot of time, but would give students some handles on an issue and then allow them to wrestle with it for a little bit.  The key was creating something simple.

Updated My Resource Page

Some of you may know that I started out blogging and creating resources over at www.studentlinc.net. It’s a student leadership site I created that provides articles, tools, and resources for both student leaders and those who work with them.

I’ve been transitioning some of my writing and resources from that site to this one. Today, I moved a number of files over to here and listed them on my Resource page. Everything I brought over is in the form of a free, downloadable PDF file. Here is what I added with a brief description of each one: