Referring to personal and/or professional influences, provide your definition of leadership.
In my eyes, the leadership was the communication and negotiation to set goals, making decisions after collecting necessary information, and taking responsibilities of the result. Most importantly, it was not only about skills, but also the maturity, the confidence, and the charming coming from rich experience and the accumulation of keeping learning.
During the school time, I always played the role of team leader in the homework projects. At that time, I thought the leader was the person who made the project schedule beforehand, took notes of different opinions in the discussion, divided the work and made the summary report in the end. Usually, it needed to contribute more than other team members, but I like the position to make more connections with the peers.
When I worked in the Asian Games Towns, I learned the leadership was making decisions and taking responsibilities. Because our editors directly reported to the project deputy manager and our office was just beside the manager’s one, I had more chances to get touch with the manager, who was in charge of over 2000 rooms in the Zone II. Although she always required us to work overtime and modify articles, I still appreciated her strong sense of responsibility. When the athletes were living in the town, everyone spared no pains to make sure everything was OK. However, there must be some emergency accidents happened, like the athletes lost his only uniform which should be worn in the next day. No matter what happened, she was like a superwoman showing on the spot and well dealt with different tough situations. She was the person who chose the right ways to quickly solve the problems and took responsibilities of the final results.
I realized leadership was the communication by my own experience. In the last year of my university, I was elected to be a class committee member. Especially during the last month...