The Society News
Letter from the President
Dear Society Member,
As we count down the final days of the fall semester, we see 2018 in the not too distant future. But before we can ring in the new year, we need to muster up the motivation to finish this year strongly!
This month, I would like to share with you my hand-picked motivational quotes and media in an effort to help you rally for fall final exams...
― Oprah Winfrey
“Eliminate CAN'T from your vocabulary and start telling yourself the truth. What is it you CHOSE to do? Then take a stand for the choice you've made. Own it!”
― Jan Marie Mueller
― Simon Sinek
“Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is important that you do it.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
“You can be a victim, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t strive to be victorious.”
― Trevor Noah
― Robin Sharma
I wish you the best of luck on your exams, as well as much deserved rest and enjoyment afterward.
The National Society of Leadership and Success
Continue reading below in the Monthly Motivation section for 4 Ways to Finish the Semester Strong.
Speaker Broadcasts: Spring 2018 Lineup Announced
Society Shop: Celebrate Graduation with Society Cords & Stoles
With the end of the semester quickly approaching, many of our graduating seniors are preparing for their next developmental phase, whether it is in pursuit of an advanced degree or a professional career.
Many campuses recognize distinguishing achievements, such as induction into the Society, by allowing graduates to wear honor cords and stoles during the commencement ceremony. If your campus supports this practice, and you have completed all the steps to induction, we invite you to celebrate your accomplishment by visiting the Society Shop to order your Society graduation regalia. Don't forget to share pictures of you wearing your Society cords and stoles with us via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by using #theNSLS!
Please note: The Society honor cords, stole and charm are reserved for our inducted members only. We experience heavy order volume at the end of each semester, so we encourage you to place this order as soon as you are eligible.
As a Society member, you have access to unpublished hotel discounts and other special offers at 150,000+ brand name, boutique and independent hotels and resorts around the world. Members receive access to hotel deals for FREE, as the normal $99 fee for access is waived! Click here for more information.
Our partners at GEICO can help you save this holiday season!
Simon Sinek’s WHY Discovery Course
Simon and his team want to make finding your WHY as accessible to students as possible. To make that happen, they are offering NSLS members 50% off* their online WHY Discovery Course. Enter access code NSLS50 at checkout and start your pathway to purpose.
*Offer is exclusive to NSLS members. Access code cannot be combined with other discounts or Fund A Friend program.
Lane Community College: Meal fit for a Titan
On Friday, Nov. 17, the Lane Community College chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success provided nearly 250 students with breakfast, lunch and dinner. The event was held on the Lane Community College main campus as part of hunger and homelessness week. In addition to providing food, NSLS members prepared several additional rooms for students to hang out in including a game room, a clothing donation room and a movie and popcorn room. “A lot of NSLS students are worried about homelessness and we have homeless students in our ranks,” said Chapter President Miacarla Mungo. Chapter Social Media Director Clint Corsi agrees. “The NSLS wanted to provide a broad relief for the ways students struggle while they try and achieve some level of academic success,” he said.
Click here to continue reading.
― Winston Churchill
“The only thing in your control is effort. That's all and that's everything.”
― Mark Cuban
“Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.”
― Andrew Carnegie
By Joel Minden, Ph.D.
Overwhelmed by a stressful semester and too much work? Wondering how you’re going to make it through the last few weeks before finals? Here are four ways to finish the semester strong: