If there was one person I could choose to be like, it would have to be Michael Jordan (MJ) in his prime. I want to ‘Be like Mike’ because he’s such an extraordinary and dominate person, being considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time. Michael is so determined, doing everything he can to win and always pushing his limits. MJ never gave up during his colossal career, causing him to gain success along with the respect of many. This legend of a man faced so many ordeals, however they just helped motivate himself to achieve what he has earned.
I want to play like him as I continue to get better and better every time I play basketball. Kobe makes the game much more enjoyable to watch because of his acrobatic shots and stunning defense. Basketball is my favorite sport of all-time. There are just endless possibilities when it comes to the thought of
People in power also have a harder time discerning the difference between intent and impact (Leader to Leader: Talking About Power and Harassment)”. It’s not only lonely at the top, but it’s very quiet; employees are far more likely to tell their bosses what they think they want to hear, rather than what is true for them. People in high-ranking roles are less socially inhibited. Harassment is operationally defined as behavior that makes the victim feel uncomfortable or threatened, regardless of the intent of the offender. And so, it is critical that I and other leaders put steps in place to assure that those in power don’t cause harm.
The biggest fact that I have learned in this report is that no effective leader follows just one leadership style and multiple leadership styles must be interlinked together depending on the task or objective. Furthermore, during this report I have learned that any good manager is not just a manager but a leader too. According to Kotterman (2006), a well-balanced organisation should have a mix of both managers and leaders to thrive and succeed. In my experience in working under many supervisors I have noticed that the good supervisor keeps criticism to a minimum and always motivates the team to strive in a task. A good supervisor also has a great relationship with the team I worked with.
For example, millennials are generally viewed as spoiled and self-centered by the older generations. One the other hand, millennials view older generations as inefficient, rigid and resistant to change. The basic aim of reverse mentoring is to help the Executives and other leaders to cross this generational divide and communicate with, motivate and engage younger team members. However, it may not be very easy always to inculcate the culture of reverse mentoring in an organization. The friction from the senior employees sometimes to accept a younger member as a mentor/ professional friend may be enormous.
However, because task-oriented leaders don’t tend to think much about the well-being of their teams, this approach can suffer many of the flaws of autocratic leadership, with difficulties in motivating and retaining staff. 9. Transactional Leadership a. This style of leadership starts with the idea that the team members agree to obey their leader totally when they accept a job. The “transaction” is usually the organization paying the team members in return of their effort and compliance.
People trust their leader because the leader keeps on not give up. They also trust their leader because the leader brainwashes them into thinking that everything is alright even though there could be very
The role of trust and loyalty for a positive leader/follower relationship is not something that is created overnight. For some individuals, loyalty and trust is almost nonexistent. There are some individuals that go to work every day, complete the tasks that they are assigned, but do not want any type of relationship with their leader or manager. Other individuals have the need to feel wanted and will build a relationship with their leader. Why would an individual want to get close to someone they work with or for?
In “Harrison Bergeron,” one can see that people are not content with the way things are, but they tolerate it to keep the system in place. This can be seen when George is discussing the removing some of his handicaps, "If I tried to get away with it,’ said George, ‘then other people 'd get away with it-and pretty soon we 'd be right back to the dark ages again, with everybody competing against everybody else” (Vonnegut 1). They believe the society has created equality, and therefore do not do anything to squander the system. George doesn’t enjoy wearing these ‘handicaps,’ however he feels that he must maintain the system for the greater good. This is also demonstrated in “Repent, Harlequin, said the Ticktockman.” When a woman receives a letter detailing the termination (or soon to be death) of someone with in the family, the narrator describes reaction, “Let it be Marsh, she thought, brutally, realistically, or one of the kids, please dear God, not for me.” (Ellison 4).
You don’t get to decide whether you’re a good leader or not, your actions do and the people around you that follow in your path will know if you’re a good leader because they will feel like everything you do is the right thing. They will know how much you value them if you’re put into a leadership positon. Leaders are chosen by their peers or by their elders. As I said earlier leaders aren’t always born, leaders can be created by other great leaders and it is those great leaders that recognize the future leaders of whatever it is that they are in power of. That is how you maintain peace and be able to cooperate on anything you do.