Throughout my life I have encountered the chance to experience position of being a leader. I have experience democratic leaderships through playing on a high school football team, being apart of groups in college for class presentations, being a youth leader in my church, and also being apart of a family. I have gain important qualities of being a good leader through these experiences. Some of valuable leaderships traits that I obtained and strengthened are: how to be a team player, to be a better listener, to have more patience, to be not afraid of constructive criticism, to be outspoken, and to be a problem solver. Even though I have gained a lot, I still have more things to learn to become a better leader such as being more assertive, being more disciplined, becoming a better public speaker, and learn how to be realistic and not too optimistic.
             Playing sports in high school gave me the opportunity to play on both losing and winning teams. This has given me a different perspective of looking at things. I now realize that even if you fail or lose that is no reason to give up, you still have to get right back up. Just realize your mistakes and errors and prepare more yourself to benefit the team. When you come back the next time, be mentally and physically prepared, and ready to meet the next challenge. When youths and adults fail at something in their life, they automatically think that they cannot do it, and finally they give up. By listening to my peers, and by learning from my mistakes I have overcame my obstacles. Through this I have became a democratic leader.
             In the classes where I had to be apart of a group to do projects, I try to take the initiative to encourage people to speak up and give ideas to the group and brainstorm to come up with ways that help the group to achieve our goals. In these situations I use my charismatic leadership qualities to get things going. Most of the time I would be the problem solv...

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