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. You can use it to identify any strengths and weaknesses you have so you can identify areas of im-provements. It gains you knowledge and skills in analysing your own performance as well as help-ing you acquire new skills for improvements. It encourages self-motivation and independent learning as it gives you responsibility for continuous improvement. It is a source of feedback and you get experience in giving yourself advice.
Two traits I desire to improve are courage to look at my own biases and keep them from interfering with my behaviors, opinions, and decisions and having the vigilance to see and immediately shut down any disrespectful behavior in my workplace. I have a very strong bias to what I think a hard or honest worker is. Being raised in a hard-working family it is sometimes hard to understand most people’s views of hard work. To me, being a hard honest worker is coming into work, doing the work you’re assigned without being asked and keeping the chit chat and socializing time down to a bare minimum. Also, a huge component of being a hard worker includes minimal to no complaining.
Rather, it provides them with challenging tasks and encourages them to solve problems the way they like. Nevertheless, the transformational leadership will highlight the rationality of the new approaches, beliefs, and values in problem solving to their followers to choose
While having a direct influence on well-being of companies, statements also draw their way to success. Stephen Covey wrote that when creating an organizational mission statement, every single employee takes part in and this is a key factor leads to the future development (page 139).And the best result that shows the effectiveness of mission statements is anticipated outcome. As Stephen Covey noted, organizational mission statement is one that truly reflects the deep shaped vision and values of everyone within that organization creates a great unity and tremendous commitment (1990, page 143). Nevertheless, organizations should be able to write a statement which will work and in fact, have a good
For them, it is seen as a reward for the great amount of training and education they have been given, stating their greater ability to manage themselves. Furthermore, it is complicated to measure the outputs of knowledge in all its extent, so organizations usually have to leave it up to their employees. Knowledge workers also like to decide for themselves their work locations and schedules: if, for example, the manager is told by one of his engineers that he is more productive between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., he will smartly try to facilitate it to him. Secondly, there is always logic behind everything a knowledge worker does. It is safer to assume their deed is performed correctly than trying to change its execution.
Pacesetting- The pacesetting leader expects and models excellence and self-direction and this leader sets high performance standards for everyone, including himself. The phrase of this style would be “Do as I do, now.” This styles works best when the team is motivated and skilled. Pacesetting leaders needs quick results, it is used extensively and however, this style also can overwhelm the team members and squelch innovation. Coaching- The coaching leader develops people for the future. He is the one who is able to recognize talent and how best to develop it.
Professionalism in the workplace is a relatively vague topic. Countless people thought to be professional in their work, but the open-ended nature of the statement leaves room for a wide array of interpretation. Looking at the individual things of professional behavior will clear up some confusion by many, such as attitude, appearance, caring and compassionate, respectful, competence, and have integrity in health care. It is the first thing that is perceived in an establishment. First, attitude; the way we grasp the world and epitomize the view to others is everything.
Such leaders create an inspiring vision of the future, motivate and develop their followers to achieve it (“How Good Are Your Leadership Skills”, n.d.). The areas I specifically need to work on are consistently knowing what to do when circumstances change and planning for the future. The MindTools’ suggested improvement tools which I believe will be helpful in building the confidence I need to inspire and these are; vision of the future, building expert power, strategy and decision making techniques. In regards to being a good role model, although I consider myself as someone who do what they say and say what they do; I could be more intentional in exemplifying this to my team. What I recognize as of most importance is that in order to earn the position of a role model t is important to inspire; hence the importance of the suggested expert power tool.
I had a self-satisfaction of doing my work perfectly for NSS. I have a habit of analyzing myself for the work I did and have honest views about them. I can say this with an utter guarantee and also some of the people admired that I did more for NSS than any other executive working for the society for the year
Greatness is relevant to every individual. And so is success. Our measures of these two are determined by our goals in life. However, we notice that some peole are great at everything they do. The are high performers at work, they are great at parenting their children and they are financially successful.
I have multiple expectations of the Center Leader course. Such as learning to propperly communicate, manage and lead a center to success while accomplishing the mission. I also expect to gain the basic knowlege needed for appropriate recruiting center operations. I understand that the Center Leader course is a course guided by instituional learning. How ever, I beleive that the knowledge gained from the persoanl expeiriences of my peers and the instructor will be just as valuable as the set curriculum.
The reason why counslers, and couples counslers get paid so well is because they know how to fix problems by seeing both sides and having multiple solutions to different problems. We should be able to do the same by instead of just seeing our solution to a problem which we are masters at also try to understand other people and grow as people, and in our maturity level. I agree with Ralph Emerson that we must practice in areas we are not good at. I believe that in order to grow as people we must expand our skills, knowledge
Professionalism in the Workplace Courtney Dennis Med/Surg Four August 5, 2015 Cathy Westberry Professionalism in the workplace has many different aspects to be deciphered. There more than likely will come a time in your career that you witness or experience unprofessional behavior, if you haven’t already. Some of the aspects can be looked at as pieces of a puzzle. They all fit together, and need one another to complete the puzzle, or professional workplace. Every employee should be free from discrimination, judgment, negative attitudes, have superior communication, and have The first, not in importance, that would start the puzzle of professionalism would be discrimination.