Army Leadership Philosophy Essay

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NCO Philosophy My leadership philosophy and style has been formed spanning a military career of over 9 years and from the morals and values instilled upon me by those with whom I have served and with those I currently serve. Through my years I have seen good and bad leaders. The common theme among good leaders is they treat people with dignity and respect. Dignity and respect is extremely important to me. Everyone deserves to be treated as one wish to be treated, therefore, I use the golden rule; I treat everyone as I want to be treated. In addition, soldier care is my priority. Soldiers do not care how much you know, until they know how much you care is a saying I take very seriously. I genuinely care for soldiers, which is why I always consider…show more content…
I acknowledge that I am not perfect and that mistake will be made. I will be the first one to admit when I make a mistake, I learn from it and make sure it does not happen again. Military bearing, appearance and discipline are always on my mind. Discipline is the foundation of all we do. I expect regulations and standards to be followed, on the spot corrections are made and that Soldiers live by the Army Values. In an Organization such as the Army, discipline is the bedrock of our profession and that begins with me setting the example. I strive to be a candid and straight forward leader. Everyone deserves to hear the truth and know where they stand. I believe this builds trust amongst superiors, peers, and subordinates alike. Building trust grows with candor and truthfulness. Truth is also developed when decisions and actions meet the criteria of being legal, moral and ethical. Initially, I trust all in charge, but once that trust is violated, it is extremely difficult to regain it back. I always try to ensure my words and deeds leave no question about my trustworthiness and I expect the
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