Personal Leadership At The University Course

1288 WordsDec 15, 20166 Pages
The Personal Leadership in the University course has been very influential for me as it helped me have a better vision of what effective leadership is like. Coming into the classroom during the first day, I had no clue that I would eventually get out of my comfort zone and explain my life to 25 people whom I never met before. In the end, it was all worth it; I made new friends, and I learned that a strengthened community leads to strengthened leadership. I have friends outside of the class who took this course before, and they also say that this course helped change them. If one of my friends were to take this course during the spring and ask me what my favorite things were, I would say that one of them would be my journey presentation. I really got to enjoy sharing some of my personal memories as a child to the class, like how I had to move with my family several times before settling to Minnesota. It was a lot of fun hearing some of my peers sharing their memories as well. The presentations helped show that even if we were all brought up differently, we were still similar to each other. We are all young adults in college who want to strive for success now and in the future. The other task that I enjoyed in class was the one where the stuffed animal was on top of the sheet and we all had to flip the sheet over without dropping or touching the animal. It was very challenging and fun, but it really taught us that collaboration is needed for strong leadership. We talked to
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