Inspiration, motivation, and industry jargon- that's the secret to back-to-school, even if you've never been there before! Indrani Sen shares some tips for kindergarteners who are facing the big world of school and classmates of the first time, taken from the playbook of the high-powered tech industry. Follow these tips to becoming the Big Man On Campus by dominating the landscape, and watch the other students fall prey to your obvious leadership skills.
Dress like a boss
Avoid the friction of decision-making by choosing a personal kindergarten “uniform.” If you want to wear the same green sweatpants every day, do it.
Become a thought leader
Loudly explain the world to your classmates, and use the words “actually,” “apparently,” “technically,” and “as I was saying” frequently.
Be mindful of the signals you’re sending
They say don’t sweat the small stuff? No. Such. Thing. It’s ALL big stuff—which crayons you get, who goes to the potty first. Give an inch and they’ll think you’re weak. Go meltdown or go home. (Bonus: If your meltdown is big enough you may actually get to go home!)