Name: Gido Napogbong
Organisation: Charinap Change Foundation
Am a physician Assistant student at college of Health and Well-being kintampo. I am 23 with and I define myself as a person who is passionate to see the lives of others get better. I cherish to see others rise beyond dark clouds to prove that above every dark cloud, there is sunlight. I connect more with nature and see that the world is everything around me including me, in alI I do, I cherish nature and environment. I love to read and write. Living a furfiling life through intentional decision making and healthy lifestyle forms some of the qualities that makes me unique
Thank you to the 2,000 leaders who’ve generously done the 7 Questions on Leadership!
I hope Gido's answers will encourage you in your leadership journey. Enjoy!
1. What have you found most challenging as a leader?
One of the most challenging things for me and for anyone that dares to lead is having the ability to work with different kind of people and different temperaments. Your ability to adjust to different attitudes and still keep composure makes it very difficult
2. How did you become a leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?
My story of leadership has not got a specific point but I just jumped into it because it was innate for me to feel to lead. Then it started from taking chances in risk and initiatives.
I learn from the scenarios and go again
3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?
Because am still a student, I use much of my time on studies
4. What's a recent leadership lesson you've learned for the first time or been reminded of?
It being patient but planning for the worst that could happen
5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?
For any book, I will say is the purpose driven life by Rick Warren. It influenced me in writing my book titled The Process on Amazon
6. If you could only give one piece of advice to a young leader, what would you say to them?
Sit down to plan.
Sit down to work and forget about talk
7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader, so far?
When I see the successful parts of my initiatives