Essay on Who Are The Influencers? Your Life?

1734 Words Dec 11th, 2015 null Page
1. Who are the influencers in your life? There have been a number of people who have influenced my life and my leadership point of view. My parents are the most impactful and influential people in my life. My parents instilled numerous values that shape my life. My father was extremely adamant about instilling respect and manners into my brother and I. He constantly told us to be respectful of all people, whether or not we believe they deserve our respect or not because every person needs respect. My dad cared about reputation. His motto was that every time my brother and I left the house, we represented our family, and that we should bring honor to that name. Due to this, I value whatever I may do because I believe my work and my actions are representations of myself and my family. My mother and father never finished college, but they worked diligently to give my brother and I all of the opportunities they could set us up for success later in life. This has impacted me immensely. I am beyond grateful for everything they have done for me. They were never handed anything in life, they worked endlessly to acquire all that they have. This has influenced my work ethic. I do not expect anything to be given to me; rather, I know that my success is based upon the work that I put into it. However, they also emphasized family over work. Work is important to contribute to society, however, family comes first. Money and items are meaningless; family is what brings meaning to life.…

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