Student Engagement

Online Leadership Resources

Leadership and Personality Assessments

  • What’s Your Leadership Style?
    • Take the University of Southern California’s Interactive Leadership Style Assessment and discover your personal leadership style.
  • 16 Personalities: Free Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
    • Take this personality test and get a “freakishly accurate” description of who you are and why you do things the way you do.
  • Enneagram Tests 
    • Take these two online Enneagram tests to help you determine which personality type you are. 
  • Emotional Intelligence Quiz
    • This quiz from the Institute for Health and Human Potential provides an accurate assessment of your level of Emotional Intelligence and gives recommendations on how you can manage your emotions and connect more skillfully with others.
  • Harvard’s Implicit Association Test
    • This test is designed to reveal attitudes or assumptions that you make on a daily basis. Learn something about yourself that you may not have known!
  • Leadership Blindspot Survey
    • This online questionnaire from Princeton Management Consulting Group will help you discover your own leadership vulnerabilities and learn how to overcome your weaknesses.
  • Performing Under Pressure Quiz 
    • This quiz from the Institute for Health and Human Potential will show you how you are doing in regards to performing under pressure. 
  • How Good Are Your Leadership Skills? 
    • Take this quiz from MindTools to identify where you already lead effectively and explore where your skills need further development.
  • True Colors Test 
    • Print and take this personality inventory to help you better understand yourself and appreciate individual differences. 
  • Leadership Assessment Questionnaire by Optimal Thinking
    • Take this leadership skills assessment to rate your leadership skills, quickly pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses, and understand the difference between where you are and where you need to be. 


TED Talks and Virtual Discussions

TED Connects

Watch free live TED talks every single day, with TED Connects!

TED Circles

TED Circles is an open platform of small groups that engage in conversations about ideas while you watch and discuss a TED Talk virtually as a group. Check it out!

10 Leadership TED Talks to Watch:
Watch Past TEDxIowaStateUniversity Talks:

Want to reminisce and watch TEDx talks that were given right here at Iowa State? You can read about our speakers and watch their talks from TEDxIowaStateUniversity 2019 HERE.

Free Online Courses for Leaders


Leadership Videos and Virtual Workshops


Online Leadership Journals, Websites, and Blogs


Other Student Engagement and Memorial Union Resources

Virtual Resources for Student Organizations Page 

Come here to find specific resources for leading your student organization virtually!

Leadership and Service Resources 

Come here to see resources about creating new student organizations, managing and improving your current organization, and finding leadership and service opportunities.

Student Organization Resources

Come here to check out other resources that Student Engagement offers! 




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