Week 1 and 2

Zappos

While reading this article, it made me think about how businesses really do operate. It focus on the how and whys of how to run a successful business. Of course, the start up cost of a business can be challenging for most but after a while it starts to come together. Owning a business is… Read More Zappos

Week 1 and 2

Lead…Read

After reading this article, “For Those That Want to Lead, Read” caused me to consider and reflect on successful people. Steve Jobs is an excellent example. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Apple, and discovered products that have evolved in our use of technology. Initially, he was a student where he developed ideas through… Read More Lead…Read

Chapter 1

Chapter 1- Leaders Matter

In our textbook, Effective Leadership, Chapter 1 was mainly the how’s and whys of leadership. It also defines what leadership is along with how the power behind it. There are many definitions of leadership according to Humphrey. What is leadership? Leadership is defined as in the book is how leaders are reflected by other groups,… Read More Chapter 1- Leaders Matter

Chapter 1

Chapter 1 Exercise

“Leaders as Role Models Exercise” · Communicating Efficiently- My Dad Even though I do this already I wish sometimes I could answer immediately if I know it is something I could do that day but tend to wait it out. My dad is the perfect example because he has everything he needs to know right… Read More Chapter 1 Exercise

Chapter 2

Chapter 2- Personality Traits

How can personality traits influence leadership? Leadership theories were based on outstanding leaders that were just “average.” There was an argument that personality traits do not influence their leadership skills. This was interesting because I often describe a leader as uplifting, dependable, organized, and always willing to take tasks. Even though we have bad days… Read More Chapter 2- Personality Traits

Chapter 2

Chapter 2 Exercise

Who Am I? Quiet Happy Helpful Caring Dependable Trustworthy Hard Worker Organized Appreciative Planner Goal Orientated Valuable Loving Unique Clean Freak!