I believe my greatest opportunity to be loyal and successful is to utilize my leadership ability to fulfill my potential. I plan to use the strengths I discovered from StrengthsFinder 2.0 to navigate my values down whichever path I decide to choose for the remainder of my college career, and any post-graduation occupation. I believe that my top strength, harmony, will continue to affect the way I make relationships. Harmony has been an extremely large part of my life and I intend to rely on it throughout my life. I know that my second strength, adaptability, will give me the tools to encounter anything that life throws at me.
Like organizations under an OD program, I am under continuous self-renewal. Self-renewal means building innovation and commitment to change into the organization’s values (Brown, 2011). I practice this on an individual level to keep ahead of the competition and make myself more marketable by planning ahead and keep abreast of the options available to me. Some of the measures that I take to market myself include: improving my leadership skills, maintaining a positive attitude, being open to change, and improving my interpersonal skills. Leadership skills are the greatest tool anyone can work on.
Being in my Personal Development class there has been many success strategies from our On Course textbook. These strategies will be carried on in my life as a guide to my very own personal philosophy of success. After careful consideration the four most appropriate On Course success strategies that will be best of use to achieve success will be to discover self-motivation, master self-management, adopt lifelong learning, and accept personal responsibility. Success is everything you make it out to be, it is accomplishments of your own set of goals and dreams you wish to achieve. One of the three most appropriate On Course success strategies that will be best of use to achieve success for me in years to come is discover self-motivation.
Positive thinking is a power towards the success that one can use to achieve ones goals and it is the only way to shape your life in the best angle. If you approach everything in life with an attitude of positive thinking it will have a positive impact on you and less negative thoughts of others will affect
Autonomy gives you a full sense of volition and choice. In my future career, marketing, I will use autonomy depending on how my work regulations are. If my work regulations permit me I plan on working where I want and how I want. As Pink claims, “Where motivation 2.0 sought compliance, Motivation 3.0 seeks engagement (109).” I agree that mastery is being able to do something perfectly well and that the main key to mastery is engagement. In order to be at my best for the job I plan on learning everyday either from experiences or from coworkers to further my career.
Managing performance effectively scored a 8/10. Finally, providing support and stimulation I scored a 16/20. This leadership assessment had taught me that I am heading in the right direction towards becoming a good leader (How Good…Leadership Skills, n.d.). I learned that I need to work on my-self confidence at times and always believe in my self a hundred percent. I should be aware of everything I have already achieved to improve my confidence too.
Each and every one of these will have a positive impact on your life as long as you practice in an effective way. It is important to develop a sense of what is most important to your one true self and to others around you as well. These seven habits are very important to use in our everyday lives and with practice and dedication involved, you will succeed in obtaining a more effective life. You just have to commit to make progress and improve. Even though this may be a constant battle, you have to remind yourself that these habits and practices is what will make you a more successful and valuable individual and that is what is important.
P, is for positivity, remain a positive force of nature, activity listening, and stellar communication skills. O., openness, to change, feedback, learning, and change. I., inspiration, be inspired by the work and character of others, be an inspiration to staff, a change maker, muse, with flexibility and mutual respect. N., nimble leadership, with a willingness to embrace a continual improvement leadership style. T., trust your gut, your plan, and your time management, with delegation of duties.
My Career Plan The future is uncertain for me, but it is important to develop a career plan that will provide financial support and personal fulfillment over the course of my professional life. To make this transition from school to a professional career, I am going to plan a plan that will help me stay focused and motivated in meeting my goals and objectives. In the next paragraphs, I will explain my ten-year plan for my professional career and incorporate some of Mr. Bolles ideas in how to do this process. At the end of my career, I want to be recognized as a positive team leader who can bring the best out of her subordinates and help increase profits for the company. I believe it can be achieved due to the impact on people’s lives around me in school and out.
I realized I have to start with setting Short-term goals that are precise, positive, organized, and realistic. These goals will keep me motivated and I will continue to strive for success. I would also have to set Long-term visual goals so my Short-term goals would lead up to something positive for my life. Overall, These articles made me believe that goal setting is a very important part of being successful, and I believe that everyone should use this process.