Participating in the leadership self-assessments shown I am transformational and servant leader. In this assessment has given me an opportunity to identify my strengths and weaknesses. The assessments have been an eye-opening experience which have led me to develop a deeper understanding of my actions, motives, and values; and how contribute to successful outcomes or negative consequences. Learning about myself through these self-assessments has been an investment in the future of both my personal and professional life.
It is not possible for a person to live a full life without making mistakes. According to Gallozzi (2013) people can learn very important and valuable lessons from their past mistakes. He goes on to say it is important to look back and monitor one’s experience as one can be able to adjust their course of action. He also agrees that reflective learning help one to start settling on better choices, figure out how to grasp elective blueprints and take advantage of inner
detailing the alignment of my behavior and my values. I saw this as a reflection of my actions in where I find integrity as a foundation that I rely in order to convey trust. It important for me to be clear that as much I expect others to the right thing, I put myself through the same criteria and expect the same within myself, my morals guide what I do as a leader (Northouse, 2016). In social work having a strong sense of ethics provides clarity on the compounding issues that can arise in the field. I relate having Internalized Moralized Perspective as doing the right thing even when no one is looking or paying attention and also being fair while acknowledging other perspective without judgment or bias.
· looking for social support, · utilizing wonderful activities · Relaxation techniques/strategies. (Nguyen, 2010) 1.3 Describe and motivate the management ere used in your organisation. Pacesetting management Style Pacesetting leadership is defined by personal high standards, similar high standards for direct reports, and independent work. In many ways, a leader that leads by pacesetting, is leading primarily by example.
The leadership theory I would like to reflect on is servant leadership theory. Northhouse (2013) servant leadership theory reflects on similar characteristics as authentic leadership. Northhouse (2013) discussed how empowering and ethical servant leaders are with their associates. The characteristics of servant leadership that is similar to authentic leadership would be conceptualization, building community, healing and empathy. As for the characteristics of the authentic leadership approach, it is listed as establishing trusting relationships with others, understanding the purpose, having strong values in doing the right thing (ethically) and being enthusiastic about their assignment (Northhouse, 2013).
What it means to have self-awareness is to know about yourself. You know about some of your strengths and weaknesses, your motives, feelings, and desires. I feel like this is one of my best skills because I know what areas that I need improvement on and I work hard to improve upon them. Whether it may be practicing it on a daily basis or asking some companions for help.
(2011) stated that relationship-based practice is important because it encourages a practitioner to act in the service user’s best interests by “holistically understanding the service user’s response to a certain situation.” This includes understanding their cultural backgrounds, needs and values so that their response is supported and understood. Wilson et al. (2011) suggests that relationship-based practice is important in a social work setting as it understands that human behaviour and the professional relationship is an essential component on any professional intervention.
My personal values allows professional values to guide my practice in understanding program evaluations standards in agency programs. My personal values of integrity, respect, self determiniation, justice. my value of self-determination is to promote social justice and social change on behalf of the clients I will interact with in the future as a social worker. this value is important to me because this was one of the reasons that prompted me to pursue this career.
Using different strategies will encourage excellence in all we do in my subordinates. By varying my emotional approachs I will demonstrate the core value of integrity and enable my peers to cope with their own emotions. Remaining optimistic and realistic will show service before self to my leadership, a necessary skill in a well rounded transformational leader. Finally, the concept I believe is vital to not only incorporate, but also demonstrate to become an effective transformational leader is the five styles of effective negotiation.
This goal of self-nurturance encompasses improving one’s self-awareness and awareness of “personal needs, personal goals, desires, and self-identity”, thus improving self-esteem (Herlihy & Park, 2016, p. 376). My connection to this goal stems from my current journey toward improving my own self-awareness and self-esteem as I progress to becoming a helping professional. While self-awareness is integral to becoming an effective and competent counseling professional, I believe that it is also integral to guiding individuals toward making positive changes in their