Name: Stella Osei-Agyeman
Title: Graduate student and Teaching assistant
Organisation: University of Ghana, Legon.
A highly motivated and assertive young learner actively resourceful and enthusiastic about learning more on leadership, positive social change, public speaking and Coaching. I'm from Ghana and currently pursuing higher education in the University of Ghana.
Thank you to the 2,000 leaders who’ve generously done the 7 Questions on Leadership!
I hope Stella's answers will encourage you in your leadership journey. Enjoy!
1. What have you found most challenging as a leader?
Being able to convince a team to your side and wholly accepting your ideologies
2. How did you become a leader? Can you please briefly tell the story?
Service to my very own is a passion, whether family, school, community, etc led my ambition into reality and becoming a student leader.
3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?
I have short term goals with which I strategically plan my day, week or month to enable me simultaneously work well as I serve.
4. What's a recent leadership lesson you've learned for the first time or been reminded of?
What I have been reminded of recently is the place of continuous humility even if it bruises your ego.
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?
The Bible, the book of Proverbs is one book of wisdom that teaches leadership styles and approaches.
Becoming a leader by Miles Munroe is a book that is relatable and practical. its impact hits me personally as well as gives me wisdom to advise and admonish others which helps me develop and release my unique gifts.
6. If you could only give one piece of advice to a young leader, what would you say to them?
Humility is key, be a team player and leader but not a boss type.
7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a leader, so far?
So many stories but the profound one is how my students share with me their struggles and encounters which puts me in a position just as them because i was once like them.