As I reflect back on my leadership experiences I believe that I have always tried to take initiative and get things done. I believe that I am always understanding of what other people have going on in their lives and I talk to them like a person and am very considerate. I try my hardest to be proficient at what I do and help others if they are lost. Lastly, I make a point to provide direction to the group, plan ahead, set goals, try to identify problems and come up with solutions. I believe a leader should always encourage the team to reach team goals as effectively as possible, through building relationships and inspiring their team members.
1. My leadership style is defined as a personal and interpersonal skill sets developed through the life experiences and professional growth during my tenure within a structured organized environment and/or organization. Leadership skills are enhanced and refined throughout your career as you develop and move upwards within the organization by life learning experiences. These experiences along with your inner strengths afford you the ability to think through and overcome the obstacles you encounter as a leader. 2.
Possibly the most critical step to becoming an effective leader is to determine and understand one’s core values. Many of my values are a result of my childhood; however, t... ... middle of paper ... ...d is constantly changing, and to keep up, one must be prepared to take on opportunities that will result in continued growth and learning. Ultimately, these values are all inter‐connected. It takes great courage to lead with authenticity and integrity. Integrity inspires service and respect for others.
In doing these exercises I learned that specific traits can lead to good leadership skills that can be used to become a successful leader. It has taught me that a good leader is one who has a direct relationship with the people who they are leading. The assessment quizzes gave me good insight on my leadership skills and skills I need to enhance to become an effective leader. The following is what I have learned doing the assessment quizzes in the book. By doing the assessment quizzes for chapter one, I learned that I have high leadership skills, such as a team building by holding staff meeting and encouraging the team to talk, spokesperson for the team by dealing with upper management on their behalf, coach and motivator with the team by motivating them by implementing them by giving rewards when a job is completed.
Leadership is a very important and most beneficial skill that one can have. It is the position that comes with many responsibilities. A great leader is the one that influences positive changes, help make an organization strong and recognizable, coach and build an efficient team and motivate people. Some people are born leaders while others learn how to become a leader. According to me, I am still learning and trying to become a great leader.
My personal values are Relationships, Dedication, and Support that I try to apply to my daily life. I want to build strong relationships with people especially those I am close with. I want to be dedicated to myself and my faith. Lastly, I want to support others especially my close friends and
It is to lead by example and promote respect and equality to achieve continued personal growth and happiness in myself and followers. In order for me to have this philosophy on leadership, I had to discover myself first. I do not believe I could lead without knowing myself and knowing how to deal with my emotions. A leader that possesses emotional intelligence knows their self, controls their self, and looks for ways to improve (Cohn & Moran, 2011). From taking this leadership course, I have begun to understand myself in ways I never knew I could.
The Personal Leadership Philosophy is an essential reminder not only for others but also myself. It reminds everyone to stay on track to achieve the common beliefs and values. I believe that the PLP will represent me as a leader and it will give others a reason to follow and be a part of. Overall, everything that I have learned and absorbed since day 1 of this class has been engraved into my heart and brain. These are the life lessons that will definitely be useful when I run into obstacles in real life.
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.
It is unique for each individual based on individual’s life stories and crucibles. True North is based on what is most important for a leader, for instance, leader’s most treasured values, passions and motivations, and other sources of satisfaction in life. True North is about integrity and authenticity. It pulls a leader toward the purpose of his/her leadership. When a leader follows his/her internal compass, then the leadership will