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    Liberty is simply freedom. “The shortest definition I know is, liberty is freedom. It is, however, as important to know what it does not mean as it is to know what it does mean.” (Stewar) I cannot think of a better way to define liberty. Some may experience liberty in their personal lives because of many reasons. It is the right to speak one’s mind, voice opinions, and to decide who is going to lead a nation and that in itself is liberty. An example of liberty is a slave finally becoming free…

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    The Art of Fiction,” American writer Henry James implies that the secret to good writing is to infuse it with experience, whether vast or limited, authentic or cultivated through imagination. James reiterates that the writer’s process of gaining inspirational experience is never complete. Furthermore, he affirms that genius lies within the writer’s ability to openly collect experiences, and he notes how those “on whom nothing is lost” may take even the simplest of moments and develop them into…

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    While learning allows us to gain knowledge on a subject, learning from our mistakes inspires us to make our own understanding and truths about the world around us and in our personal lives. Experience is the key that opens the door to wisdom. In “Solitude and Leadership,” Deresiewicz questions our system of education that trains students to not be able to think for themselves. Similarly, Hesse uses Siddhartha’s journey to enlightenment to illuminate the idea that certain revelations cannot be…

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    explains this problem best with an example from the corporate realm where: "ten years work experience can be described as one year 's experience repeated ten times."(44) this creates an issue of quantity over quality. For an applicant, was that decade spent actively gaining additional knowledge or was it spent doing routine tasks everyday? Therefore, out of two applicants, one with more and one with less experience, it is difficult to determine who 's is more credit-worthy and of higher quality.…

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    how women elite leaders perform their ambition and competition between women in China. I will focus on women elite leaders’ experiences of social relations who are at the top of hierarchies as directors of Chinese listed companies. Moreover, I will explore some positive aspects which are still areas under study, Chinese culture is included in. As women elite leaders’ experiences of ambition and competition with each other in UK organisations have recently been studied by some scholars in the UK,…

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    My three engagement activities of service, leadership and internship complemented each other very well, because all three of my experiences taught me what it meant to be a well-rounded leader. Throughout my entire engagement within the program it was very surprising to see many connections overlap within each activity. The first one I realized that I had practiced with all three activities was social engagement, me practicing social engagement was included in all three of my activities by me…

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    An experience i had like this was when i went scuba diving for the first time. My dad has been diving for a very long time, and i convinced him to take me with him when i was 10. I had always loved the ocean, so it was a very profound experience. We were staying at in a resort in Mexico, near Cancun. I’d been asking my dad to take me for years before, so they got me diving…

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    For my experiential learning experiences I had the pleasure of visiting both the Ahtanum Ridge Clinic and the Yakima Valley Regional Hospital medical records. Before visiting these facilities I constructed questions beforehand to ensure I would not only have a valuable experience, but be able to compare facilities as well. These questions were; 1. What is something about the system you deal with that you know but not many other people you come in contact with know? 2. How has the change between…

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    utilizing ten years of teaching experience. Koplin reports a variance regarding the standard starting salary, ranging from $27,000 to $32,000, primarily dependent on…

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    Imagination has been thought provoking to say the least. Here is this intangible thing that connects people by way of shared experience. Sam Richards talked about suicide in his Ted Talk, and how through the Sociological Imagination, there is the potential to experience relief or support in stressful times through the understanding that we are not alone in our experiences, however personal we may feel them to be. This intangible thing has the ability to actually produce change as a byproduct of…

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