My preferred lens does not change based on my location, situation, or attitude. The situation can not define you; the moment cannot be too big, I lead and I cannot follow. To be true to yourself, you have to know yourself and I truly believe I know who I am. The final analysis was able to bring to light that I will always try to help push other to strive for greatness no matter the situation, setting or
A right attitude can guarantee success and it is especially true for leadership. Now, it depends on you, you have talent in your organization, you have resources, what do you want to achieve? You need to set goals for you and your organization and utilize your leadership skills and talent in your organization to achieve those goals. Ultimately what matters isn’t goal setting, it is goal getting. P. 282.
Self-Leadership is having a developed sense of who you are, what you can do, where you are going attached with the ability to influence your communication, emotions and behavior on the way to getting there (Bryant, Kazan 2012) defines: “Self-leadership is the process by which you influence yourself to achieve your objectives.” Self-leadership associates to the leadership capabilities of Self Observation and Self-Management but most significantly self-leadership impressions all aspect of your life, your health, career and your relationships. Self-leaders are self-motivated to take determined action and therefore make better leaders, entrepreneurs, and team members. For Self-leadership to occur we have met our survival needs of food and shelter and begin to look for meaning in our lives. The first skill of self-leadership is to stop and step back from the things that trigger us to react, because when we react we are being controlled by the trigger. Reacting on unnecessary things led to negativity and criticism, Self-Leader cannot afford to waste time on these things.
Chapter 2 Review of Related Literature and Studies Self-Efficacy of Team Leaders Self-efficacy can be seen as an overall estimate of a person’s ability to achieve one’s goals. Team leaders with no self-efficacy can be stressed, because one cannot lead one’s team members effectively. Galoji (2017), stated in his article that self-efficacy and high expectations are one of the factors of issues on how team leaders can be effective. Therefore team leaders must know how to develop one’s sense of self-efficacy to influence the whole team to be productive. In addition team leaders with high self-efficacy should know how to distribute self-quality among his/her team members.
Giving up is not an option for me, although I have lost myself in I think this attribute is necessary in leading one’s life. What I thought about leadership at the end of the first class is that it is a life long process. There is no end to learn to be a better leader, a better person for that matter. I believe that leadership can be inculcated through your own experiences- family, cultural and educational background,
William Arthur Wood once said, “Leadership is based on inspiration, not domination; on cooperation, not intimidation”. Leaders are there to help guide, direct and influence employees and people. However, there is so much more to leadership than guiding and directing. A leader leads people in the direction he or she believes will help a group of people become more desirable. Many traits must come together for a person to become a good leader.
A lot has been said and written about the concept of leadership through the centuries from the perspective of servant, philosopher, teachers, students etc. Leadership means the ability to reach a common objective through the joint hard work of yourself and others. It is trait and standard of knowing who you are and whether you’re going on a positive level, by taking control and setting a model for others. The benefit of being a leader is self-worth. You begin to like yourself, to build a base for self and afterwards you are able to build a foundation outside of personality.
To make leadership more meaningful, the leader should engage himself with the employees on a constant basis through communication skills, listening skills, motivational skills, social skills etc. Finally, leadership should help in achieving common goals. The leader has to effectively reconcile the organizational goals with that of the individual goals of the
They are in constant search for better paths and personal improvement. Managers are more in the development of skill already acquired or adopt behaviors that are proven to be successful. Therefore, leaders build relationships to improve themselves, and others, Leaders focus on people and what they can bring to the group to reach the goal. Leaders build trust on the team. Managers, focus on the analysis of proved methods to achieve the goal, forgetting the importance of the role of the other.
Researchers believe that leaders should adapt to the situation and also what is the most important is the essence of leadership than its style. It also talks about leadership as a character or quality. Managerial practises, trust in leadership, and performance is important part of an organization. When managerial practises are carried out effectively they positively affect employee trust in leadership, which in turn influence performance outcome. Also team work plays as a mediating role between trust and organizational performance.