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Reflection Assignment #1- Leadership Autobiography – Past, Present & Future
Compose a concise (3-4 pages, double spaced), well-organized autobiography that reflects on your definition of leadership and how you have been impacted by both present and past leaders in your life. This is an analytical and reflective review of the influencers (people and experiences) that have shaped who you are as a person and leader. Below are some helpful questions you want to be sure you cover.
Who/What has got me here? (The Past)
- Who are the people that have had a significant impact on you and WHY?
- What leadership skills do you possess?
- What skills have you developed and how? What are your growth areas.
Who are the people now impacting me ? (Present)
- The people you spend time with. Given a choice, whom do you most enjoy talking to?
- Whose opinion do you listen to the most?
- What kinds of people are you drawn to? Why?
- How have these people influenced your choices or behaviors?
- Have any of these people helped you to be more authentic, more autonomous, or adapt to challenges and changes?
Who/What do I need to be great in the future?
- Going forward who should you include on a personal board of directors. (See link below)
Note: Read the article then think about the types of people you may want to include in your inner circle (i.e. your own personal board. note: this board is not inclusive just representative of types of people you may choose to fulfill different roles). Feel free to include others who you think would be valuable to moving you forward.