The Path to Leadership is complicated when you like I need to begin with struggling to get your GED, I had no choice but dropping out of the High School, I was 16 year old back then, it took me more than 3 years to earn a GED certificate. I’m very proud of being a GED recipient but it wasn’t easy. I failed first, going back to school was a disaster and thankful for being able to follow GED programs offered on internet. If I would live 20 years ago i would not b able to pursuit my dream.
It took me 5 month to get ready for the GED exam, it was character changing experience but I did it. Besides the GED diploma I also got confidence and self-esteem as the byproducts. My secret source of motivation was the website that pointed out often enough that many famous and successful now people are also GED graduates. Then I decided I want to be a leader, I want to be a nurse and a leader, now my task was to find my own path to leadership.
I’ve been thinking about this a lot. Perhaps it stems from me trying to figure out my next move. I want to grow as a nurse leader, but the path isn’t clear. Good examples of a nursing leadership track I have yet to discover. May be I should take a closer look at what Steve Jobs has said about it. I have several options. Here are a few: