scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 539
Success in life comes not from holding a good hand but playing a poor hand well A leader must know how to do this A leader must keep his head when all about him are loosing theirs and blaming it on him And he must be able to trust himself when all men are doubting him but make allowance for their doubting too A leader must understand his own system of values and beliefs as well as the values of the people around him A leader must possess stamina energy tenacity enthusiasm and be able to build the capabilities of others empowering them and motivating them to do their best A good leader knows when he is in a process how far hes come and how far hes got to go And most of all a leader must be willing to take risks for something that he believes inI have strived to be a leader and have prided myself in doing so Several years ago I had a basketball coach who was more like a drill sergeant rather than a coach and he was constantly lecturing to us He was always telling us to be a leader not a follower He was especially on my case about doing so because a lot of people looked up to me He took me aside one day and gave me a piece of paper I opened it and inside was a poem He told me that he thought that I should take time to read it and think about it from time to time The poem was titled The Builder and it read I saw a group of men in my hometown I saw a group of men tearing a building down With a heave and a ho and a mighty yell
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA