Essay On Being A Leader

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I have always considered myself a leader especially because of the environment I grew up in. The ability to become a leader amongst my friends, family, and my organization are all attributed to the choices and effects on other people that I had growing up. When it comes to my organization I have no choice but to be a leader, you can’t just settle for being a manager because people may not truly respect you. As a leader in my organization, I am able to influence not only my supervisors, athletes, as well as my friends. When it comes to influencing my supervisors, I am the connection between the athletes on the team and them because I am in closer age. My ability to show my supervisors the thinking process of the athletes through the eyes of …show more content…
I don’t do the things I do to be praised for it, but it’s nice to see people recognize the good work you are doing. When you’re continuously doing good things and aren’t being praised for it you tend to feel unappreciated and there aren’t many much worse feelings. The thing only thing that truly bothers me with being praised is when it isn’t genuine. Where I come from we call it fake love. Fake love is when people pretend to be interested and happy in what you are doing when in reality they are envious and jealous and don’t want to see you do well. It isn’t good to find out people have been talking ill about you being your back and pretending they are proud of everything you are doing behind your back. You can always who is more genuine in their praises because you read most people emotions on their face. I am always happy for everyone’s success unless they truly didn’t earn it the way they should have. Everyone deserves to be the best they can be in life but you have to truly work for it. There is nothing more disappointing to seeing things handled to people and they truly have no backstory of earning things. How do you truly measure success if you have never failed? You can be handed success, it’s earned not given. If you are catapulted into a successful situation or business, you have to find ways to get better and enhance the vision of the person that passed things …show more content…
The sad thing about coaching is it is sort of a dictatorship but not fully. Every task and command comes down from the head coach and everyone has to basically comply. The good thing with it though is you have to give the players a choice as well as the other coaches because the team needs all parts to work in harmony to run efficiently. Using an old adage, a slap is not merely as powerful as a punch relates perfectly to this. When the fists are closed and all parts of the hand are working closely together it can do so much more damage. Giving choice to the players on the team and allowing them to implement their ideas along with the coaches makes the team better. They can see things the coaches cannot see because they are the ones playing. They need to be able to make the right choices to continue doing so and to be able to make the wrong choice at times to learn from it. You can protect everyone from the wrong choices all the time because they may need the learning experience. But when you know they possess the ability to make the correct choices on what needs to be done you must be able to trust them and give them those

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