Leadership Philosophy At Montclair State University For Four Years

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Leadership Philosophy Statement
As a person, sometimes it is difficult to recall and think of different experiences and circumstances that shape the way leadership can be seem, practice, and applied. My leadership style and philosophy has transformed and developed over the course of the years but even more so during the course of this semester. Working as an undergraduate student as the Educational Facilitator for the Upward Bound Project at Montclair State University for four years, to now, currently attending graduate school, I am confident about my leadership style and philosophy. At a certain point when I was running a workshop for the scholars of the Upward Bound Project, I came across a quote that shapes the theme of my personal leadership philosophy: “You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand." – Woodrow Wilson, these words are not only an inspiration to be and do better, but influence the work I do and the goals I have set for myself. This quote is a reminder to always try my best at everything I do, to not be ordinary, and to make a difference in the world.
Due to being exposed to different leadership styles and philosophies through educators, mentors, professional bosses, and parents, my leadership style and philosophy comes from the formation of…

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