Authentic Leadership Reflection
1. What are you most interested in learning about or taking away from this course? Please feel free to tell me a little bit about your professional and/or personal trajectory to understand how this fits in?
I am most interested in learning specific leadership skills and keeping exploring my strength from this course. After taking OBC500, I found both of my weakness and my strength. I overcome some weakness last semester, and wish to learn more and make myself better in this semester. Because my dream is to build my own company in the future, I must know the important traits that a leader has. In the last semester, I know my leadership style from the class. In this semester, I wish I can learn the way to apply my strength and leadership style to the real life.
2. Which people and experiences in your life have had the greatest impact on you?
My father has the greatest impact on me. He is a general manager of automatic monitoring and control company which own the most advanced technology in China. To build this company, he kept gaining knowledge and doing the research for ten years. The most amazing thing is that my father has more than eight invention patents. He is the man that motivated me most. He taught me that people should never give up when get into the trouble. I learned from him that concentration is the most important key to success.
3. What are your most deeply held values? Where do they come from? How do your values inform your actions?
My most deeply held values are persistence, concentration and patience. My family keeps training me to be optimistic, persistent and concentrate when I was quite young. These are my biggest strength. For example, I took TOEFL when I was sixteen years old. It is a quite difficult examination for a young Chinese girl. I had no experience on this test before. Every time I think I would fail, I told myself that this test would never bring me down. I believe that the biggest...