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.
Effective communication includes listening skills followed by an organized and logical approach. Clarity and conciseness should be used to give and receive good feedback. Good communication makes patients feel valued. One of the most important things is to give the patient enough time to express themselves. Effective communication will help with patient care and give a sense of good understanding of what to expect in their care.
The concept can be very useful in resolving conflict, connecting with people and living life in a conscious way, attuned to genuine life style. I will be more observance, empathetic and very clear in my way of approach with people without hutting feelings. My communication skill has improved and I will continue to learn how to listen which will ultimately lead to natural compassion to Running Head: Conscientious
However, McDonald’s appealed to the children, so that their parents would invest money into McDonald’s. McDonald’s also created its brand image around the customer’s experience. It’s advertisements focus on how customers enjoyed their time while eating at McDonald’s. Furthermore, McDonald’s ties in people’s beliefs and attitudes towards their family–– most of McDonald’s advertisements show a family having a good time while eating McDonald’s. Since this is extremely relevant to their target audience, it stays in their customer’s mind.
On page 142 the boys are all discussing how the fire and rescue is most important, but Samneric get the conch and together say, “That must be fun like Bill says-and he’s invited us- to a feast-meat-crackling-I could do with some meat.” This is a good example because it shows that people will try and get out of the serious stuff and instead do what they think is most important which to them at the time was meat. Followers may follow people because they are doing something they like, but you can also force them to listen and strike them with
Basing on these facts, I seek to improve my listening capability so that I may be able to pay attention to what my patients are saying, and demonstrate that whatever they are saying is valuable to me. Therefore, the best ways of improving my listening capability is to remove distraction, eliminate the use of body language that will compromise my listening capability, and use of open ended questions. Overview of the Process to Use In general, the best way of improving my listening capability is through the use of the PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) process. The PDCA process is an efficient method that can help in the identification of activities which are essential for helping me improve my listening capability and their implementation. Following on this further, P refers to the process where I will identify my area of improvement, and developing strategies that will help me improve the identified area.
“Critical Thinking enables you to see beyond, not judge, cultural norms and learn how to understand other factors that can influence decision-making.” (Regan) Having empathy and understanding is very important to have effective teamwork and leadership. Another advantage of using critical thinking is gaining enhanced communication. Critical thinking teaches you to analyze and build your evidence for any given premise, which ends up making you a more effective communicator. When communicating a proposal or idea proficiently, you need to have consistent and relevant points to support your theory. A fourth advantage to using a critical thinking is decision making becomes a lot easier.
Effective action deals physical activity hence being proactive and it deals with improving upon the hands on skills of students, this skill is acquired from an early age so that as years progress students will be able to resolve barriers to problems in the society. Students from all grades will start learning how to cope with real life situations. Students will begin to learn how to begin and develop actual projects for example designing and implementing many projects that will cater to the community, these projects will not only be for profitable reasons it will also be non-profitable to help the society. Effective action keeps improving students’ actions so that the next time will be even more successful. All this will be done with the use of technology which helps in the complete management of these projects.
They offer a wide selection of TV cooking shows that you will definitely enjoy watching. If you love a good dose of comedy while you are learning, you should watch out for Alton Brown’s cooking show. Regular folks appreciate Chef Brown’s show because he teaches people how to choose their kitchen utensils. He also teaches people different approaches to cooking. He is also a joy to watch, so it is not really surprising that he generates great ratings for his show.