Leadership and Teamwork领导力和团队精神
Your ability to lead a team and your aptitude to work with team members are the two most important areas on which you will be assessed through your essays. Some schools may have direct questions asking you to narrate your leadership and teamwork experiences. Other schools that don't ask these questions directly will anyway assess you on these skills through the overall image projected by your essays. 要体现领导力和团队能力，这至关重要。
Many applicants are unclear about the correct meaning of the term leadership.
You know you are strong on leadership skills if:如果符合下列条件，你具有出色的领导能力
a. you perform beyond routine tasks and take initiative to achieve interesting results.打破常规
b. your actions are focused on what is best for the work at hand, and you are not distracted by personal interests or allegiance to authority figures.目标明确，不受干扰
c. you constantly strive to find ways of improving routine tasks. You work toward convincing others of the effectiveness of your novel ideas and removing all obstacles in its implementation.不断创新。
d. you can lead a team of people to achieve a difficult task. You motivate team members, and take care of their needs while achieving team objectives.带领团队取得成功
When one or more of the above kinds of experiences are presented in a captivating manner, they can be the most decisive part of your application that can turn that admission decision in your favor.
Good teamwork releases group synergy so that the combined effect of individual contributions far exceeds the sum of their individual effects. There is mutual accountability and togetherness amongst members of a well-knit team. The basic premise here is that individual contributions cannot be as good as all of us working together in a team. 合作创造更多成就
Look back at your experiences. Were you able to define the team's objectives and the roles of members clearly? How did you understand your different team members, appreciate them and make the most of their special skills and abilities to substantially improve the result of their joint efforts?
Good team players place team objectives ahead of their own personal goals. If you are able to recall an experience on these lines, you have identified the right team experience for your essays.团队精神意味着团队目标高于个人目标
Many applicants to the top business schools focus so much on their own
achievements that it becomes very difficult to judge their ability to
effectively work with people. If you think you could be headed that way,
be sure to describe an experience where you worked with others in a team,
learned from them and effectively utilized their strengths to achieve