He won with a time of 4:24, setting a record for the fastest high school mile. After high school, Glenn decided to go to college at The University of Kansas and became known as the fastest miler in Kansas (Lobb 46). Finally, Glenn achieved his goal and made it to the Olympics, but Glenn hoping to win first came in fourth. After the Olympics, he did not give up and won five national championships. After deciding to try to beat the mile world record, Glenn did it clocking in at 4:06.
Lance Armstrong is known to many as two things; the world’s best cycler and the world’s most famous cheater. But he didn’t always have these titles, Lance Armstrong was originally born in small town north of Plano, Texas. He began his sports career as a swimmer at the young age of 12, which eventually led him to his love for triathlons. By the age of 19, Lance was beginning to make a name for himself by becoming the nation’s leading triathlete and winning championships. In his senior year of high school, Lance began training with the United States Olympic Team, which propelled him to become United States National Amateur champion.
Important issue is that in clinical populations ‘positive emotions’ such as safeness, joy, and happiness are not necessarily experienced as pleasurable but are rather frightening (Gilbert et.al, 2012). One reason being that previous experiences of these emotions may have been associated with adverse outcomes, for example, the person who says ‘happiness never lasts – when I feel happy I am always waiting for something bad to happen. Joshanloo (2012) reviews the empirical and theoretical evidence suggesting that, some individuals possess negative views on happiness and are sometimes afraid of
After admitting to Jim that he did not know anything about delivering a baby, and that he was lucky that the procedure went well, Mac revealed why he did what he did. “With one night’s work we’ve got the confidence of the men and the confidence of London. And more than that, we made the men work for themselves, in their own defense, as a group. That’s what we’re out here for anyway, to teach them to fight in a bunch. Raising wages isn’t all we’re after.
One of his first big achievements was doing the most push-ups in class at school, “breaking this record inspired Anthony that he could excel past his non-disabled schoolmates so he got into wrestling” (Anthony Robles Bio). In grade 8 he weighted 12 pounds less than his other opponents and his record was 5-8. Some of his greatest accomplishments is in 2011 NCAA Champion, 3 time NCAA All-American, and 3 time Pac-10 Conference Champ. At weight class 125 he finished his career ranked 8th in wins at Arizona State which was 122 overall win and only 23 loses. Anthony never quit and tried his hardest and ended up making his dreams come true and that is why he is incredible.
The Learning perspective argues that children imitate what they see and hear,and that children learn from punishment and reinforcement. (Shaffer,Wood,& Willoughby,2002). The main theorist associated with the learning perspective is B.F. Skinner. Skinner argued that adults shape the speech of children by reinforcing the babbling of infants that sound most like words. (Skinner,1957,as cited in Shaffer,et.al,2002).
By using pathos, he tries to convince the audience. He uses himself as an example by telling he have had a rough upbringing and it’s not having been easy. However, in the end it turned out well. At the same time the audience feel sorry for him, because he tells how rough his life has been. When Obama tells about his own life, he doesn’t mention what he has become of the hard work, because that might send a wrong signal.
Papathanasiou et al. (2014, p. 407) outline authentic leadership as the ability to influence the actions and behaviour of individuals to work together to achieve their goals. Additionally, Goffee and Jones (2005, p. 87) describe authentic leadership as a real thing, an attribute that uniquely defines great leaders. Furthermore, they highlight that authentic leaders are highly attuned to their environment and that whilst they retain their distinctiveness they understand how to strongly influence and win acceptance in strong cultures and how to utilise those cultures as a basis for radical change. President Kennedy also displayed attributes of an effective transformational leader in a time of crisis and sought to inspire and encourage the population to develop and achieve their greatest potential.
(R. Barringer, 2009) It talks about the degree of feeling threatened having difficulty coping with the uncertain changes happening around him. People with high tolerance of ambiguity and more cognitive complex are more adaptive to changes than people with low tolerance of ambiguity and less cognitive complex. They tend to pay attention to more information. According to Cherry, K. (n.d.) locus of control is a belief about whether the outcomes of our actions are contingent on what we do (internal control) or on events outside our personal control (external control). It refers to the feelings people develop concerning the level of control over their destinies.
LEADERSHIP LESSONS How did Tan Sri Dato Seri Lim Goh Tong manage to attract followers and inspire them to try their best in achieving a shared goal? How did he manage to convince all his followers that they can reach beyond the ordinary expectations together? These questions can be answered through the visionary leadership style that Uncle Lim possessed, a name he was fondly known as. According to Kirkpatrick in Visionary Leadership Theory, visionary leader is someone who inspires astonishing levels of accomplishment in their followers through an inspiring vision and other actions. We see visionary leaders everywhere.