A leader needs to adapt to situations and use techniques that are inclusive in order to avoid conflict and aids decision-making. Building relationships, considering others feelings and celebrating their successes with them can maintain strong leadership. By encouraging my team to participate in the decision making process I empower them, which inspires job satisfaction this reduces conflict, poor time keeping and absenteeism. I need to be able to help my staff team understand the need for change and I do this by being clear about my aims and objectives, the actions required and the part they need to play. Sometimes I need to take control especially where health and safety is concerned, these policies and procedures me adhered to at all times.
The steps include finding the members strength, constructing personal model of resilience, applying personal model of resilience, and practicing personal model of resilience (Padesky & Mooney, 2012). Cognitive therapy will address the members distorted perception of herself influenced by her environmental, family, and social factors. The goal is to change her feelings and actions so that she can achieve her treatment goals and learn how to resolve issues and concerns. The member has the capability of resiliency. The first step in strength based cognitive therapy is identifying her strengths as a means to become resilient, member can begin to change the way she thinks about who she is and gain confidence in her ability to overcome her challenges.
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).
Procter and Fulop claim that human relationships are core to a team. The interaction of individuals play a significant role in the development of a team. As leaders enable others to act leaders have a stewardship responsibility. They are accountable for the people they lead 2 Corinthians 5verse 9- 11. According to O Harae, it is the responsibility of leaders to lead people according to his purpose.
Self-talk is an effective self-therapy strategy that trains the conscious and unconscious mind to either cease or start doing something. Self-talk enables you to adjust your behaviors for the better. Self-talk involves cognitions, which you will learn to endorse and identify your maladaptive and to challenge your illogical thinking. In addition, you learn to
Individual Assessments: Study Block 3 Individual Assignment: Leadership Reflective Practice Paper 1 Question 1: Reflect on key opportunities for development that you have identified for yourself over the course of the program me. Discuss how you will benefit as a leader if you are able to develop the identified skills or capabilities. How will you practically go about creating your own opportunities for development in this respect? Reference the content and experiences that you have been exposed to thus far on the program me as part of your answer. The key opportunities for development that come out for me as a leader in this course has been somewhat in abundance but for the purposes of this assignment I have shortlisted a few which is
Finally, Greenleaf’s Servant Leadership is influentially innovative towards the Millennial generation by discussing the concepts of servant-leadership, coercive power, and trustees. It continually gives descriptions as to how to develop your mind and abilities to the leadership style the individual wants to partake in. Through this article I have personally discovered aspects about my leadership that I will be changing and developing to not only become a great servant-leader but a trustee when
Goodwill Industries Inc. works to strengthen dignity and the quality of life for people by fortifying communities, removing barriers to opportunities, and “helping people in need of reaching their full potential” obtain education and employment (About Us, 2016). Goodwill provides help on many levels for training, attaining, and retaining "good jobs". This is the motivation behind everything Goodwill Industries does, in terms of their inclusive practices. At Goodwill, the belief is that work is the essential factor in the potential of people to achieve desirable life outcomes. Out of that belief, “independence, pride, self-esteem, and sense of purpose" transpires (What We Do, 2016).
I believe through experience and relationships, I will become a better NCO and can lead by example. By having goals and striving to do better, your subordinates and people around you will aspire to be like you and take notice of your achievements. This is what makes a great leader. My personal leadership philosophy incorporates all of these values and experiences. The Army values are the core to my leadership principles which are shaped with my own personal experiences and goals.
Through volunteering, I realized successful leaders exhibit perseverance and are self-disciplined and that servant leadership is not a specific style or skill but rather, it is about (a leader’s) behavior and actions, that are adopted over the longer term. As a leader, it is important to understand the organizational mission, values and long-term vision, whether one is working for the organization or a volunteer of it, to effectively and whole-heartedly serve the organization. This experience showed me the areas in my leadership, where I can improve upon. I recognized the importance of listening to others and what a vital part it plays, in building strong and successful relationships. I also recognized, that I tend to want to nurture and care for others, and while that is important, it is also important to recognize when an individual may not welcome that and that is okay.