Another benefit of a strength-based organization is it allows each staff member to be placed in the right part of the team (Samuels & Hoxsey, 2010). We all have different strengths, finding the best place where we can exercise those strengths will not only increase productivity for the company, but also allow the staff member to feel as though what they are doing and contributing is important and
LISTENING: is a skills and ability to hear spoken words and sound in an environment or ability to receive information correctly and deliver messages, responses in a conversation, this could be face to face, video and audio recording, by phone and through any audible communication technology. Communication can only be effective when active listening is applied, without active listening communication can be horrible, misunderstood and interpreted in a most frustrating way. It is when you receive the information accurately, then you can be able to deliver the right response. Listening is very essential in terms of maintaining customer service, communication of safety, sharing vital information and classified information, elimination of mistakes
4.1 - Explain the benefits of reflective practice Reflective practice can be a very useful skill to use in the workplace. The main benefit of reflective practice is that it increases self-awareness and your understanding of others. It is also important in career development as it allows you to reflect on your own skills and learning. It allows you to re-flect with your own thoughts and feelings as compared to someone else’s and encourages critical thinking and decision making for further improvements. By regularly reflecting on your perfor-mance, you are regularly required to make decisions, and by using reflective practice, you will be able to make those decisions in a more thoughtful and objective way.
Mentors can act as role models with the important part of their role focusing on the career development of the mentee. Similarities between coaching and mentoring Coaching and mentoring are valuable developmental tools for any organisation and play a key role in early business and career success. They share similarities in their processes with building rapport, questioning and listening skills and supportive relationships with the mentor and coach. Both roles are open and honest and not telling, instructing or teaching. The roles of both coach and mentor are to ask the right questions in order to help the coachee/mentee to find the best solution.
On the other hand, mentoring is an ongoing professional relationship whereby mentors are more likely to share their knowledge and professional experience with the mentee in order to deepen his or her understanding and enhance his or her effectiveness. In other words, mentors can also do the
All of us convey judgments about others' attitude, values, and behaviors. Some of the judgments are well thought out; yet, others are more mechanically offered. At times, judgments are made to belittle the receivers. Other judgments are communicated to make critics appear superior or powerful rather than to support or enhance receivers. I would like to say that constructive criticism creates a nice platform which nurtures us to make ourselves competent and proficient.
They were always looking out for the needs of others and being that guidance and aid. This is vital because once needs and problems are addressed there is more room for reflection, dialogue, and inner personal growth to happen. Our leader was also a great role model for us throughout the trip in regards to being supportive within our community as a group, with the communities we engaged with, and fostering reflection. Having that time for reflection and having the opportunity to choose when one wanted to lead reflection really created a safe space that allowed others to go through their own process of becoming comfortable with the
Sometimes, unknowingly, we ourselves could be the cause of poor communication. Therefore, there is a most definite need to consider all aspects of communication, even down to the very basics. By being forward thinking, observant and reflective we can work towards ensuring that we are assisting communication rather than hampering it. For example, professional jargon, terminology and acronyms should always be avoided when communicating with service users, their family and friends. One of the keys to effective communication is being able to communicate on the same level as the individual and therefore it is self explanatory why the use of jargon and such terminology will create barriers and feel impersonal.
That is why I 'm grateful that he became my supervisor at the start of my career because he was able to impart on me the knowledge that I need to be successful in my job. By motivating me to strive for higher goals and ensuring that I do not lose sight of my goals, he also was able to ensure that I would grow as a person. Having his as my supervisor had taught me a lot of things. But the most important lesson that I learned from all of this is that having a good supervisor can have a big influence in the decision subordinate makes. Therefore, as I grow in the ranks and reach a supervisory position; I endeavored to become a good supervisor that could have a positive influence on someone by using the lessons that I have learned from my supervisor Warrant Officer
Mr Joshua will get support and help from his peers who are also counsellor when facing difficulties in handling certain problems in some cases. When the counsellor feels that he cannot cope with certain situation, it probably the best if he can refers to his peers as the feedback received can be more relevant. Every therapist is having strengths and weaknesses in different aspects so this encourages them to their role of counsellor and the contribution that they can make to the counselling