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Unformatted text preview: Matheos Yirga 05/09/11 EDCP 315 LEADERSHIP PHILOPSOPHY PAPER This class was by far the most helpful to me this semester and it helped bring me out of my depression this past year. I learned a lot of things that I would never have though organizations and leaders actually go through. There were a couple topics that stood out to me, but one of the five practices is something Ive lived by in life and in current leadership roles. When I encourage the heart of my fellow peers, I make sure they feel as important as the president of the organization. Sometimes the leader of an organization fails to realize that the people in his/her organization are what fuel the success of the organization. I ts important to focus on how you treat them, because these talented individuals are hard to come by. The climb to the top is arduous and long. People become exhausted, frustrated, and disenchanted. Theyre often tempted to give up. Leaders encourage the heart of their constituents to carry on. Genuine acts of caring uplift the spirits and draw people forward. Recognizing contributions can be one-to-one or with many people. I t can come from dramatic gestures or simple actions. I ts part of the leaders job to show appreciation for peoples actions....
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course EDCP 315 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Maryland.
- Spring '11