A Head Whom I Admire: Basic Colin Powell
A Leader Whom I Admire: General Colin Powell
There are plenty of character and leadership characteristics I admire in Colin Powell, beginning along with his childhood. Colin Powells father and mother are Jamican immigrants; he was born in NEW YORK on April 5, 1937, and elevated in the South Bronx. His education started out in NEW YORK public schools, and at City College of NY. While attending City University he participated in ROTC and received a commission as an Army Second Lieutenant after graduation. Continuing to help expand his education he subsequently received a Expert of Business Administration level from George Washington University.
General Powells has developed a philosophy to be a leader; I've selected and redefined some to make use of as guidelines in my own position as a supervisor.
They are as follows:
"Being responsible occasionally means pissing persons off."
I could relate to this in my own role as a supervisor and know that I can't please everyone who works for me personally. I know that I can't get everyone to prefer me in my group and make an effort to make decisions that happen to be centered on the big picture. My goal is to keep up this focus and produce decisions that benefit productivity without totally sacrificing morale.
"Your day soldiers stop delivering you their problems may be the day you
have stopped leading them. They contain either lost