In the eyes of a Great Inventor- Outline
November 29, 2013
Professor Jerry Durbeej
* Highly influential individual who, due to their personal charisma, intelligence and wisdom or Machiavellianism, used power in a way that had a decisive historical impact- “The Great man Theory” by Thomas Carlyle. I can remember watching the commencement speech, given by Steve Jobs’, at Stanford University in 2005, it sent a quiver up my body. It was not an ordinary speech that you would hear at high school or college graduation, but it was a speech given by an individual who enforces us to “trust in something – your gut, destiny, life [or] karma” (Jobs). First, he addresses about “Connecting the Dots”, every dot has a meaning and each dot represents a purpose. “You cannot connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards,” specifically, he states, the dots will not connect until you look at your past (Jobs).
Your program area and intended career field
* The program I am enrolled is Health Information Technology, and I chose this program area because I work in the health care field as a Patient Access Representative Scheduler. I wanted to stay in the health care field, because I love helping people. I do know once I have my associate’s degree I would like to look further into the formality of IT as a whole. I expect to graduate if not late 2014 then early 2015. I have very good communication skills; I work well either leading or being part of a team and I am self-motivated and capable of working on several tasks at once. With my strong communication skills, I have been able to motivate the staff to higher standards of performance. My education will help me become successful in my career field; it will give me the knowledge and background that others might not have.
Characteristics of an effective leader
* An effective leader is someone who shows characteristics on: Self...