Essay on Personal Statement : The Service Project

848 Words Nov 14th, 2016 4 Pages
Service Project Paper
For me, leadership defines as the ability to inspire, guide, and motivate people to reach their full potential. I agree with Randy Stocklin, cofounder and CEO of Readers.com, definition that states “Leadership is the ability to help people achieve things they don 't think are possible. Leaders are coaches with a passion for developing people, not players; they get satisfaction from achieving objectives through others. Leaders inspire people through a shared vision and create an environment where people feel valued and fulfilled." As I go into HR field, leadership is one of the main skills that I want to acquire. Working with other people on the group project definitely helped me to see which leadership skills I possess and which skills I need to work on. I learned that I tend to be more outgoing and decisive when I work with people that have introvert personalities. I usually take the initiative in my hand if no other team member steps up to lead. One of the opportunities when I had a chance to be a leader in our group project for BUS-X 103 class was during our preparation for the final presentation. Because we were getting closer to the deadline for the presentation and we did not had a chance to talk about what responsibilities each team member will have, I took initiative to lead this part of the project. In order to assign different points of presentation to each team member, I send e-mail with the list of the points and asked if anyone would like…

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