Ralph Nader attorney and author once said, “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” It is important that leaders give back and help others develop strong leadership skills.
Being a leader can take over both your identity and your time. While you are a leader people look to you for guidance and decision-making. You spend your time in meetings and events, planning and organizing. So what do you do when your time as a leader comes to an end?
Renowned leader Steve Jobs led Apple to success with his mantra of “think different.” A mantra is a word or a string of words repeated over and over again. This repetition allows for increased concentration and focus.
Every year there are social and cultural trends that shape the way we think about leadership. With the increased technology use in our lives the idea of “being present” has become more popular over time.
We often get to the end of a year and wonder where the heck it went. What do you remember about last year? Can you remember what you accomplished or how you made a difference for your chapter or at your workplace? What new things did you learn in 2017?
In joining any organization, you not only become a part of something bigger than yourself, but you also become a representation of your organization. As a member of Gamma Phi Beta, others will recognize you, especially around campus, and associate you with the Sorority as a whole.