The Impositive Characteristics Of Interpersonal Leadership

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Always Learning In the simplest of terms: leaders lead. They recognize when a situation requires their control or influence. Through a combination of instinct, critical thinking, organization, and implementation, the leader guides their allies and manages the situation. In events that require quick thinking and action, a leader will feel comfortable sharing their influence and stand out amongst a crowd. This has been a familiar scenario for me from as far back as elementary school; I always lead group projects, volunteered to present in front of the class, and take on extra responsibilities simply because I knew I could do the best job. Volunteering was fun and success was attainable with my plans. When I was younger I never thought much of it, I simply knew that I liked talking in front of people and getting them to listen. It was only as I got older that began to understand these positive characteristics as interpersonal leadership traits.
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I am in charge of managing my staff, organizing Club finances, enhancing community partnerships, and implementing successful programs and events. There are many hats that a leader needs to wear in order to run a successful non-profit. A true leader, however, has the ability to manage themselves as well as their organization. Skills such as time management, strong interpersonal communications, and a clear head under pressure are crucial but instinctual when the leader knows what is best. The Master of Public Administration degree would enhance all of these skills and teach me so many more. With this degree, I will have a greater understanding of public policies, both local and global, and how they impact different aspects of running a non-profit. With real-world insight to different organizational styles and management techniques, I know that I will grow as a director in many

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