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Leadership Workshop

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The 2nd annual RLI leadership workshop is back. Join us for a three-night leadership workshop where you will develop essential leadership skills such as decision making, time management, and artful listening through interactive mini-activities. Enhance your abilities to lead effectively and make new connections in the process! Each day will have multiple activities to choose from led by current members of the Robe Leadership Institute. Come for any number of nights you want, and have a chance to win prizes such as coffee vouchers and OU merchandise. 

All are welcome!


  • Meet new people  
  • Practice skills development around leadership topics like time management, empathy and lifelong learning
  • Learn from the current Robe Leadership Institute scholars and learn about the program
  • Select workshops that meet your personal and professional goals
  • Gain hands-on practical experience with different leadership workshops  


Monday, February 20, 2023: 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm | ARC 314 & ARC 315

Development activities on:  

  • Artful Listening
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Time management
  • Vulnerability

Wednesday, February 22: 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm | ARC 314 & ARC 315

Development activities on:  

  • Management vs leading  (7:15pm - 7:45pm) 
    • Learn how to lead rather than just manage
  • Decision-making (7:15pm - 7:45pm)
  • Lifelong learning  (7:45pm - 8:15pm)
    • Make learning a habit even after graduation
  • Thinking gray (7:45pm - 8:15pm)
    • Learn how to gather all of the necessary information about a topic before making a decision and recognize nuance in different perspectives

Thursday, February 23: 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm | ARC 314 & ARC 315

Development activities on:

  • Thinking free (7:15pm - 7:45pm)
    • Develop strategies for brainstorming, and allowing ideas to form without immediate judgement or restriction
  • Empathy (7:15pm - 7:45pm)
  • Time management (7:45pm - 8:15pm)
  • Media consumption literacy (7:45pm - 8:15pm)
    • Recognize media bias and make the most of interacting with media such as news
  • Being detail-oriented (8:15pm - 8:45pm)
  • Compassion (8:15pm - 8:45pm) 


  • Voucher for ARC CafĂ©  
  • Cool Russ College swag  
  • Awesome connections with others in the college