Thomas Monson Biography Essay

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“Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.”-Thomas S. Monson “Thomas S. Monson is the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints”(thomasmonson.com). He has been the president since early 2008. He has been in that position for over 7 years. His job 's in the past and present have made him the great leader he is today. From all this experience, he has developed great communication skills, he learned how a business needs to be run, and how to work together as a group when needed. In my opinion, the most important thing a leader can have is great communication skills. Monson received the Honorary Doctorate of Communication, Honorary Doctorate of Public Service, and the Honorary Doctorate of Humanities twice all from different colleges. Monson speaks in front of many people all the…show more content…
Thomas Monson has served on the board of directors of Printing Industries of America. Starting in 1969, President Monson is a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America. He was called to serve on the President’s Task Force for Private Sector Initiatives in 1981 by President Reagan. He also served in the United States Navy during the end of the second world war. All of these are ways that he had to work with other people to get things done. A good leader knows how to balance his work so things can get done effectively. Through Monson’s life his experiences of serving on the board of many companies he learned how to do that exact thing. He also knows that communication is what you need to grow as a company because of his schooling and jobs that he has learned from. Overall I am happy to have Thomas S. Monson as the leader of my church. He has done many wonderful things during his time as president and will continue to do

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