Next, I would design a Deliberate Leadership Plan for us both to follow to assist the subordinate in where they would like to be. Also, I would implement inspirational motivation by doing follow ups to check the progress of the plan and continue to motivate them to reach their goals. Finally, I would use idealized influence to try to set the best example I can for the individual by increasing my moral behavior, character and work ethics to encourage this member to do the same. This will help them to be prepared to continue to succeed standards in his or her new duty job.
Developing a personal philosophy of education allowed you to increase your being professional by providing a concrete form of reference for reflection, although many years of experience in the fieldwork would definitely help you to improve and enhance your teaching skills. Hence, as an intern, I am embarking on an experience that could change my life. I am investing a lot of time and energy into completing my internship successfully. Part of this program consists also in asking myself a series of questions. For example, about how students learn best and what my goals for my students are.
Transformational leaders excel at shaking up the status quo by improving the current processes by working hand in hand with his or her team (Gaiter, 2013 pp. 235-236). Leaders must always strive to better themselves through education and practice. Studies show that being an intrinsically motivated individual is critical to continue growing in knowledge and expertise (Ryan & Deci, 2002). Leadership skills are like anything, they must be honed and refined through experimentation and practice.
As I am still learning to develop my leadership qualities, I am focused on identifying my SWOT. SWOT stands for strength, weakness, opportunity and threat. This helped me to identify the qualities that I need to work on. I have strengths that will help me to become a good leader. My strengths are my ability to build networks with people, communication skills, honesty, respectfulness, determination and the ability to motivate others along with guiding them to a successful path.
Through the published research of several experts, transformational leadership has a life changing effect on learners. Placing the task in perspective, it is the relationships that are the formed through a team environment which cultivates life-long learning and fulfillment within players. Contracting experiences which have shaped a coaches life are indispensable in guiding each player in the pursuit of their potential. A coach is one of the most influential people in a child’s life. It’s vital that each leader is aware of the beliefs they are teaching to their players.
Of all the material, articles, and websites that I have read through this week, I feel that the most important realization is that I must be a part of a professional organization. I must be able to learn more as well as give back to my fellow professionals. I hope that I can continue on my journey toward teaching excellence and learn to use all the resources that are available to do so. I also am glad that I could find many good points to my professional self as well as my teaching self. Knowing what I am doing correct keeps me motivated and has renewed my conviction for being a better teacher.
Lynn Britton story has influence me to keep practicing leadership. Mr. Britton gave me a understanding of how a leader could get things done by taking action. I feel as though I model the way for many people throughout everyday life on and off the field. I model the way by making wise choices that I know will affects others to want better themselves. Britton stories leaning towards modeling the way motivates me to make my team better so we can all accomplish our common goal.
In my opinion I feel that to be successful, you truly need to line up people around you who are willing to coach and mentor you. It is also a good look for you to be seen as a coach and mentor in the society we live in today. I see this as an excellent way to always have feedback and direction to help reach objectives and succeed to levels of excellence. I believe that the youth coming out of high School and college have no clue of what to expect in the real world, so by giving them life lessons and mentoring tips, they will be more prepared on to what to expect when life actually hits. I have gone out of my way to reach out and ask people to mentor me in different areas of my life.
Leader is a person who influences a group of people towards the achievement of a goal. Before being a good leader first of all you have to ask yourself this question “Who am I?” According to the book "Exploring Leadership" by Susan R. Komives, Nance Lucas, McMahon, communication, teamwork skills, and understanding are also essential factors for a great leader. In my opinion in order to be an effective leader you have to spent more time and energy in your own personal growth. A great leader must combine all positive characteristics. First of all, he or she has to be responsible person; also communication skills, brainstorming, smartness, fairness and other positive sides must be in the menu of the great leader.
I learned a lot from someone who was a good role model and was passionate about teaching. These are just a couple of examples in which I was put on both sides of the spectrum. I know what it takes to BE a leader, and I also know what it’s like to be on a team WITH a leader. I’ve learned from good and bad experiences of leadership, which is something I wouldn’t trade for the world. – I believe that a true leader sees it through until the end, and demonstrates the important qualities of commitment and dedication while also inspiring others to do the same.