Leadership Qualities in John Wooden Essay example

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Leadership is one of the biggest and most important characteristics a person can have in life. Some people believe that leadership is what deciphers a child from being an adult. I believe some people are born with leadership and some people observe and breath in the leadership qualities of mentors and become better people. Also, to be successful you either have to be very lucky or have a pure internal beliefs about yourself and only positive outlooks in life. John Wooden is who i have selected to try and form my leadership characteristics around. He is a well spoken and the most "sought out to be" coach in all of basketball. He had many victories on the court but he also formed his players into men with his wisdom.
Leadership affects my life in many ways. My father is a leader. He lead his company that he used to own to receive many awards. He is one of the nicest men i have ever met. My father is so easy to talk to and get along with. He got his amazing qualities from his father. I never had the chance to meet my real grandfather but from the stories i have been told it seems to me that he was one of the greatest people to walk this earth. "Big Daddy" is what my father calls him. We go to his grave in Chester Virginia every fathers day and see him. I have people come up to me on a weekly bases and tell me how great of a man he was. So many stories to be told about him, but not very many from my father. My grandfather inherited the business from his father. I have not…

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