My Fifth Strength

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As a member of Hilltop Leaders, I recently took the Gallup Report Strength Finder to find out my signature themes which represent the five most dominant themes of talent I have. In ranking of order, first I am an achiever. An, “achiever describes a constant need for achievement.” My second is learner because, “The subject matter that interests you most will be determined by your other themes and experiences, but whatever the subject, you will always be drawn to the process of learning.” My third strength is competition. “When you look at the world, you are instinctively aware of other people’s performance.” My fourth strength is Includer. “You want to include people and make them feel part of the group.” My fifth strength is self-assurance. …show more content…
For my theory, I believe that perseverance can get you anywhere, confidence is necessary for success, and being a well-rounded leader who can be authoritative, but also democratic. My attitude is that I view problems as opportunities to get through a challenge, focus on present and future obstacles, and look for the positive by staying away from the negative. My principles are that I lead my actions more than words, there is always room for growth, unity is strength in a team setting, and how much effort you exert raises the possibility for success. Adversity is something that everyone goes through one way or another to become reach their goals. I am someone who is willing to fight through challenges in order to grow as a leader. I asked another Hilltop member, Kassie, the following questions about me: What do you think I believe? Kassie said, “Respect, fairness, and dedication”. My second question was, what do you think my attitude is during challenging times? Kassie said, “You look at the positives. You do not give up during adversity and stay calm. You think about how you can solve a problem.” My last question was, during adversity, what did my behaviors say about leadership? Kassie responded, “I see that you stay calm during difficult situations and do not back away from a …show more content…
Edward 's University. Through weekly interactive sessions with local Austin leaders and campus and community wide service projects, we learn about our potential as emerging leaders and agents of social change. The service activity we chose is to provide the Austin Zoo with linens for the animals for which they can sleep and keep warmth. As a member, I have helped at our fundraising table where we sold stickers, made blankets, and plan to volunteer at the Austin Zoo by helping with habitat clean up and laundry on April 9th from 9:30 am to 4

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