Leadership is something we all know about. A good leader is someone we can trust to look after best interests; of the team, project or organization we work in. I believe we are all leaders as we all take responsibility and set goals and strive to reach success. We follow good leaders, we admire successful teams. Working together we can achieve more then we can on our own. We need support from each other and from our leaders. Great leaders develop leadership in others and also know when to follow.
My career began as a co-op student at the University of Waterloo . My first professional job was with Algoma Steel , an illustrious company in Sault Ste. Marie , Ontario. The job started in January 1980, working for the MIS department in their Database Administration group. Winter in the Sault are legendary, for those of you who don't know where Sault Ste. Marie I welcome you to look it up and see the winter temperatures. The company, the people and the job experience was great, and I was pleased and happy to be asked to return for a second work-term the following year, this time in the fall a glorious time to be in Algoma and experience the fall colours of Agawa Canyon . Following this wonderful experience my next company job was with Canada Trust in their IT Headquarters in London, Ontario. Further south, and again a great company, exceptional professionals and fulfilling job roles for a student yet to complete his degree. I worked with the credit card processing, mortgages a
Everyone is a leader but we all have different abilities and lead in different ways. It is indeed the sign of a good leader that he encourages leadership in others.