Computer Science Tutorials
Created by Hack Club staff
You can find this tutorial online at https://hackclub.com/workshops/leadership_team
To put it straight, your leadership team is the most important part of your club. Clubs are nothing more than the people they consist of and, as a result, the people doing the organizing determine whether you succeed or die.
We strongly recommend having a leadership team of 2-3 co-founders. This article has a good overview of general good practices when picking co-founders (it’s written for people starting companies, but applies to Hack Clubs).
On top of that, we have a few recommendations specifically for Hack Club co-founders:
Not everyone needs to be technical
Your team should be representative
You want at least one super technical co-founder
You want at least one super charismatic co-founder
You should be wary of democracy
You may — it’s your club. That said, what if you’re
It’s tough to lead a good club by yourself and you are much more likely to succeed with a co-leader or two. Nearly all our best clubs have more than one leader, so applications with co-leaders will have an advantage over solo-leaders.