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The Leadership Day Party
The Leadership Day Party

TRILL ACTIVITY

This event brings together leadership activities and what students would label as a “turn up” experience. The Leadership Day party will feature motivational speed speeches aimed at student success. Additionally, there will be micro motivational speeches, leadership material distributed and Every Leadership Day Party includes a DJ, raffles and gift prizes. This alternative experience creates an interactive and fun way to introduce student development techniques.

The Branding Master Class
The Branding Master Class

Trill Team

This masterclass is designed for students interested in improving their skills in personal and club/organizational branding. Delivered by Entrepreneur and Professor Lenny Williams, this inspirational and creative presentation will help delegate, plan, build and implement a compelling brand from the campus to the boardroom. We'll consider the importance of determining the personality and character of the brand/organization and how it influences the campus and target market. In the end, students will create and present their own improved brand to their fellow audience members.

Starve Your Ego
Starve Your Ego

By: Prof. Lenny Williams/KEYNOTE

Professor Williams was struggling with a 1.9GPA his freshman year in high school which ultimately lead to a 5-6 year academic struggle. He went on to score low on SATs and the College Placement test with remedial classes everywhere. Fast forward to the present he is now a 3-time business owner, professor and international speaker. In this authentic keynote Professor Williams will share personal stories and lessons that started at his grandmother's kitchen table. This keynote will make you laugh, cry and dance to help build brand new leaders for your campus or school. Lastly, learn about the crime his freshman year in college that ultimately redirected his life forever. Students will leave feeling prepared to create a culture of compassion and the ability to always bounce back no matter what!

The Ultimate Guide for First Generation Students
The Ultimate Guide for First Generation Students

By : Prof. Lenny Williams/WORKSHOP

According to a report from the Higher Education Research Institute, first-generation students were less likely to complete their college degree in six years than their peers whose parents had at least some college experience. This workshop will provide your students with all the tools needed to succeed during and after college. Led by educators who have not only worked with first generation students for a decade but are actually first Generation success stories themselves this session will leave students with tangible skill sets to help them avoid slipping through the cracks. Covering academic, social, and co curricular success your first generation will embrace leadership within them after this workshop.

The Leadership Masterclass
The Leadership Masterclass

The Trill Team

The Leadership Master Class disrupts every concept of leadership you’ve ever known before. This session is about investigating the challenges that come with becoming an overall leader within their areas and communities.. Students will breakdown their traditional definitions in an effort to reveal alternative outlooks to ideas they have always believed to be true. The concept of leadership will be broken down, rebuilt and restructured to its most effective point. Participants will leave with tangible takeaways addressing areas such teamwork, goal setting, innovation, resilience, selflessness, effective messaging and more. The Trillest of Classes is in Session!

20 People Needed to Succeed
20 People Needed to Succeed

Trill Team

Learn about leadership typologies and professional characteristics one needs and will see on a regular basis. Gain knowledge of your own strengths while navigating through successful and potentially toxic behavioral traits. This culturally responsive workshop recognizes the interests of students and links that to developmental theory about networking, team building and leadership.

The Pop Up Podcast
The Pop Up Podcast

The Trill Team

In 2018, 48 million Americans listened to podcasts weekly. The Pop Up Podcast is an experience that brings a live podcasting receding to you. We ask interactive questions and record right on the spot! The goal is to get as many students involved in group and individual conversation. Once completed we upload the podcast to be featured on Apple Podcasts and other leading platforms. This is the time to take the conversation about leadership to the next level!

Public Speaking Master Class
Public Speaking Master Class

Trill Team

An estimated 5.3 million Americans suffer from a social phobia, with 74% suffering from speech anxiety. The Public Speaking MasterClass is your opportunity to gain the essential skills needed to not only overcome fears but to excel in all areas. From breathing techniques to identifying your filler words get ready to eliminate common areas of struggle. Become the speaker that is comfortable and confident at every turn. You’ll get direct tips and training from professionals with over a decade of experience

What The 5 Elements of Hip Hop Can Teach You About Your Leadership Style
What The 5 Elements of Hip Hop Can Teach You About Your Leadership Style

By: MrJeff Dess/WORKSHOP

Hip hop culture recently turned 40 years old. At its origin the five elements of hip hop, (Rap, DJ’ing, Breakdancing, Graffiti art and Knowledge) were defining components that addressed issues of the community. They served as ways to build camaraderie, develop voices for the voiceless and to create something from nothing. The aforementioned elements will serve as a leadership model. Attendees will understand how to work with and communicate with diverse student leaders. Attendees will better understand their own personal leadership type. This workshop is extremely interactive with a heavy dose of hip hop participation.

DISRUPTING SUCCESS
DISRUPTING SUCCESS

By: MrJeff Dess/KEYNOTE

Traditional outlooks on leadership end here. This keynote will provide you with insight on the basics of leadership then crash through those theories to enhance your understanding on how to better serve those around you. Success is more than what you make it, its a PROCESS. Trust this Disruptive Process! Whether you are a new leader or experienced, this presentation will help you dissect leadership through self-examination and motivational techniques.

The Trillest Conference
The Trillest Conference

Trill Team

Can’t bring your students to a conference? Need some help in adding some engagement, education and excitement for your leaders? Let us curate the ultimate leadership conference for you! Keynote speeches, leadership workshops, professional development, special activities and a turn up like no other. We work directly with you to meet all learning outcomes and needs. Create a full day conference or retreat right on your campus with the help of the experienced nationally recognized Trill or Not Trill team!

The Perfect Filter: The Power of Self-Love
The Perfect Filter: The Power of Self-Love

By: Professor Williams

Filters, we have seen or used them all. Snapchat, Instagram and more provide their users with filters such as the dog, bunny, and flowers to help enhance the individual’s picture. As humans, we must realize these filters can’t change our personality or current reality. Many studies have shown that over 50 million Americans suffer from low self-esteem. In this heartfelt presentation we dig deep into finding real ways to build our self-esteem while building unity in deconstructing stereotypes. All participants will leave this presentation loving themselves and surrounding communities.

Kendrick X Cole Leadership Summit
Kendrick X Cole Leadership Summit

Trill Team

This one day leadership retreat brings together the works and music of two of the biggest names in Hip Hop today. Workshops covering college readiness, branding, teamwork and more are brought together. We include a hip hop cypher and live DJ to add some flavor and engagement!

9 Laws of TRILL
9 Laws of TRILL

By: Trill Team KEYNOTE/WORKSHOP

The 9 Laws of TRILL will take your success to the next level. Through this interactive presentation students will learn key strategies to achieving high levels of excellence as a student, Each law will provide participants with specific tips on building a successful lifestyle during and after college. Tips include ways to overcome hurdles, techniques on improving one's focus, ways to avoid distractions and more!

The Alternative Resume
The Alternative Resume

This session will provide students with nontraditional tips to prepare for their careers in the future. Participants will create an alternate resume to highlight modern skills needed for new type of jobs, entrepreneurship opportunities and traditional jobs. The job market is changing but are you? This is where it starts.

The Hidden Figures
The Hidden Figures

Mr. Jeff Dess

For much of his life MrJeffDess lived life embedded in two different worlds. As the child of Haitian born parents he was fully entrenched in his cultural heritage of his parents' homeland. While experiencing that he also had to deal with urban surroundings of Jamaica, Queens, New York. These two worlds often clashed. Within this session MrJeffDess helps the audience understand the duality of his cultural situation. The picture of immigrant culture, Haitian and African American struggle, poverty, discrimination, power struggle and more will be painted.

The Entrepreneur's Master Class
The Entrepreneur's Master Class

As a Professor of business , Lenny Williams has taught Entrepreneurship at Universities here in the United States and China. A serial entrepreneur starting his first business at 16 Professor Williams is now blending the world of leadership with Entrepreneurship. With a great deal of knowledge and experience in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Branding, and Management, Lenny will provide attendees with motivation and a foundation to create a habit of new thinking through a simple formula used to change his own life.

0 to 100 Leadership Day
0 to 100 Leadership Day

Trill Team

Breakdown leadership from zero to a hundred and essentially from bottom to top. The workshops include lesson on conflict management through the lens of Drake’s recent battles and branding yourself as a leader according to the Canadian rappers chart topping career. Student will learn financial success The day includes Drake inspired giveaways, hop cyphers to the beats Drake has rocked on before. We’ll have karaoke contests and leadership games with a live DJ rocking throughout the day. .

The Black Student Green Book
The Black Student Green Book

For 30 years, a New York City mailman by the name of Victor Green wrote and distributed the Green Book—a travel guide for African American motorists. The Green Book helped black travelers navigate the dangers and constant humiliations that racial segregation posed. From on campus racial discrimination to stigmas about graduation rates, Black students are currently dealing with issues that are impacting their retention, success and overall satisfaction with their colleges and universities. This impactful keynote speech help students black students on your campus with some specific tools that will enhance their overall college experience. Through this navigational talk, we will promote cultural competency, team building self care and more. MrJeffDess has been an advisor to Black Student Unions at various institutions for over 10 years. Professor Lenny Williams has led recruitment and retention initiatives for black students as well starting his own scholarship fund which directly supports African American student retention rate

The Art of The Side Hustle
The Art of The Side Hustle

When the music and works from three of the biggest stars stars in the world collide with leadership development not only will you learn but it’s going to be a show! Our Trill or Not Trill Educators host workshops about versatility and goal setting and branding as a leader. Create vision boards, sing along in team karaoke and lip sync contests, plus prizes and giveaways. Students will leave with tangible outcomes and an engaged high energy experience..

Keynotes
  • Perfect for Orientation sessions
  • For your next Leadership Conference -Leadership
  • Cultural Competency
  • Motivation
Workshops
  • Innovative Icebreakers
  • Great for all levels of Student Leaders
  • Researched Based
  • High Energy
Entertainment
  • Live Poetry Shows
  • Hosts for events
  • Emcees for your next conference
  • Leadership Day Parties
Media
  • Blogs
  • Podcasts
  • Web Series
 
Leadership Honor Society
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Exclusive leadership workshops
  • Leadership Training Videos
  • Internship opportunities
Professional Development
  • Team-building
  • Diversity Training
  • Remaining Relevant
  • Corporate Leadership Training
Merchandise
  • Fresh Enamel Pin Collection
  • T Shirts and Sweaters
Coaching
  • 1-on-1 Business coaching
  • Leadership coaching
  • Consultation
  • Comprehensive Student Affairs assessment