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Technology team works daily to keep programs running

Leadership Institute summer intern Parker Johnson relays the importance of an effective technology team.

Conservatives Learn Data Skills for Campaigns
Conservatives Learn Data Skills for Campaigns

Early this summer, I was among 40 students who attended the Leadership Institute’s first-ever Campaign Data Workshop.

Many of the students’ own campaign experiences shone through during a group exercise which provided an opportunity to create questions to identify potential voters. 

Laughter, discussion, and flying pens brought a sense of camaraderie as attendees... 

Former intern promotes conservative values in his home country of Denmark
Former intern promotes conservative values in his home country of Denmark

Former Leadership Institute intern Ulrik Boesen is working to promote conservative values in his home country of Denmark.  Ulrik, 26, has been involved in politics for more than ten years.  As a teenager in Denmark, he got involved with the Danish Liberal Youth, doing grassroots campaigning and educating other party members on conservative philosophy. 

In 2012, he took an interest in the United States presidential election and worked with the...

Leading Without Authority
Leading Without Authority

Most of us don’t run an organization or company, we aren’t calling the shots, and we certainly aren’t signing the checks. But that doesn’t mean we can’t be leaders in our current positions. Here are some helpful tips to put you in a position to influence your peers, and even your supervisors.

1. See yourself as a leader.  If you don’t have confidence in yourself or your abilities, you can’t assume anyone else will.  Whatever task you are assigned, become an expert in it.  Confidence often comes when you...

August
23 - 24
Written Communications Workshop

Location: Arlington, VA

24
Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop

Location: Wytheville, VA

25
Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop

Location: Asheville, NC

27 - 28
Youth Leadership School

Location: Providence, RI

27 - 28
Youth Leadership School

Location: New Orleans, LA

27
Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop

Location: Las Cruces, NM

30
Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop

Location: Falls Church, VA

31
Get-Out-The-Vote Workshop

Location: Crescent City, CA