Connecting Theory

Connecting Theory - Emily Ruths Leadership 201 April 3,...

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Emily Ruths Leadership 201 April 3, 2008 Being a leader is a quality that is learned by practice and real life situations. Having an opportunity to show your true colors has a major impact on ones life and how they go about making decisions in the future. I had the distinct honor of participating in the Virginia State DECA Leadership Conference in Richmond, Virginia as an alumnus Leadership Counselor. DECA is an association of marketing students who compete in business like situations to further their ability of business success in the future. In the spring of 2006, my team and I competed at the international level and beat out 14,000 other teams in the Learn and Earn category. Our project involved six storyboards and a ten-minute presentation highlighting our efforts in a school wide fundraiser that brought in $31,000 in extra funds for extracurricular activities. I was asked to speak in front of a crowd of 5,000 at the conference and tell my personal story of how DECA helped me
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course LDR 201 taught by Professor Taylor during the Fall '08 term at WVU.

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