4) Leadership Philosophy Paper
As the BA in Leadership capstone course, the central activity is to articulate your synthesis of learning about leadership and yourself as a leader in the form of a personal philosophy of leadership paper. This paper is a theory that serves to explain and guide how you act, a set of beliefs/principles
that ground you in how you will lead, and a set of commitments that drive your actions as a leader.
Citing the readings from this course, material from lectures and forum discussions, and thoughts/
ideas/concepts from your previous courses, reflect on the following questions:
Each question will form one of three parts and should be roughly 3-4 pages each.
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1. Draft #1 – Who are you? Describe your personality—your uniqueness as a human being. Use
your Birkman and Myers-Briggs to help you articulate your understanding of yourself.
Required Texts and Materials:
George, B. (2015). Discover Your True North. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Sire, J. (2009). The Universe Next Door. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.
[Recommended] Brown, B. (2018). Dare to lead. New York, NY: Random House.