Leadership Experience Essay

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Both personal experiences and leadership opportunities have motivated me to pursue the development of my leadership skills. To begin with, I have been interested in leadership opportunities that are offered or that can be created since I was a young student. In elementary school I searched for ways to get involved. In grade 4, I was a Kindergarten Playground monitor. Once a week, I would go outside to play with the Kindergarten students, help them get dressed for outdoors and assist them if they needed to go elsewhere. From grade 5 to grade 8, I was a lunchtime class monitor, supervising the primary students, helping them open up any packages and yet again, assist them in getting ready to play outside. In addition, in grade 6 I sold the milk …show more content…
I always try my hardest to get things done perfectly because I do not like failing despite the best lessons learned come from failure. I had to try the hardest on forming organizational skills and habits. Something I struggle with is I always bite off more than I can chew. When I do this, I eventually get overwhelmed when I have so much to complete and literally no time to do it. I have solved this issue by minimizing how many activities and tasks I accept. A leadership skill that I wish I have is extreme patience. As much as I try to work on it, on the inside I get very frustrated with people. Face to face I seem calm and polite but on the inside I can get very annoyed and cranky. This is a skill that will continue to work at because it does not come …show more content…
I will work towards this through organization, prioritizing and perseverance. I will continue to work my hardest in both high school and university to achieve great marks. I will decide when I should have fun and when I need to work super hard. As a child, I had consequences for not doing things. If I did not have a tidy room, I did not get to do exciting things with my family such as shopping or watching a movie. This has carried through into my highschool life. I know my limits; if I am really behind in one of my classes, I do not let myself hang out with my friends or watch TV unless I am caught up or at a manageable place. Sometimes when I see on the internet that my peers are out of a party on the weekend and we have a test on the Monday, I get annoyed. I get annoyed because when we get that test back and they do not achieve the grade they want, they get angry at the teacher and blame him for the mistakes they made. This is so bothersome to me!!! They are being irresponsible when it comes to their school work, not the teacher. I know it is “just highschool” but the grades that we achieve in grades 11 and 12 dictate the programs we are accepted into in colleges and universities. I know that I need to organize my life and my time so I can complete all the things I need to in order to remain sane yet still earn my dream career. I have

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