While reading this unit material in retrospect to previous units, I found several leadership strategies that I could apply to improve my personal growth. However, three of those leadership strategies that captivate me will be explained here. The first leadership strategy that I can apply to improve my personal growth is embracing opportunities and be willing to take risks. With this strategy, I intend to understand what opportunities are available to me and how they can become real to me. Opportunity and risk, if well-handled can enhance my personal development.
Time management will help me maximize the use of my time and reach my ultimate DBA goals of completing each assignment. New experiences come challenges and anxieties that can be overwhelming if not handled and dealt with wisely. Making the
By putting this recommendation into action now, I expect to become more connected to my coworkers, more visible to upper management, and more capable of making effective decisions in future leadership positions. Finally, my third change will be taking a more energetic approach to furthering my education, so I am able to have the skills I need to make effective decisions with the two-up, two-down approach in mind (Schmalz, 2015, np). In order to understand the goals and motivators of those above me, I need to learn more about their responsibilities and habits. Running Head: C200 TASK 2: LEADERSHIP ANALYSIS 11 “Leadership behavior stems from habitual neural pathways that are developed over time. We are creatures of habit and none more so than
Feedback is very important to leadership growth and for change to take place. I will ask what can we learn, when things don’t go as expected. Then communicate to the team to maintain a positive climate and learn from any mistakes. 3. I will give members of the team appreciation and support for their contributions.
By using these new set of skills, it will help me assist others in getting from where they are now, to where they want to be with their performance and with them making their own choices. By taking time to understand their situation and deeply listen to what they have to say as well as being fully engaged so that they can truly be understood will get me to that next level of being a better leader. This will create a sense of connection and comfort, fostering a climate of openness and trust with that individual. I will use “SMART goals” to develop a goal with high personal meaning and relevance ensuring that the goals are, in fact, the individual I am coaching. This will make some situations at work a whole lot easier to deal
The will provide me with the professional training through the usage of “hands on” practice so that I can help others that are vulnerable and need assistance in any aspect of their life. This perspective will allow me to improve my skills in areas such as leadership, verbal communication, and language understanding. In particular, it will provide me with resources to achieve my learning goals. It will also help me to be
Some of them may have been challenged physically but with the appropriate motivational approaches, were raring to go in order to improve their well-being. On the other hand, I learned that I am a highly-motivated worker. I was resourceful in finding motivators, including, the well-being of the residents that I was working with, as well as my overall performance for this practicum. I also discovered that I have the ability to focus on goals and objectives so that they may be
I learned in this activity how crucial time management skills will be to my ability to complete this course successfully. The analysis from the questionnaire (Table 2) as well as keeping a record of what activities I focus on for a couple of days, opened my eyes to a few areas of improvement. From the patterns observed I could see that most of my time was taken up by work and commitments as well as procrastination. Not being able to juggle theses successful led to irritation and was unproductive. Research suggests that managing ones emotions, being self-aware and self-motivate can be factors for success for a student (Allan, 2009).
Taking ownership of your feelings and needs is critical to being the active director of your life. Clarity in your communication is also important. As part of directing your life it is important to be able to state your thoughts and feelings in the best way possible. Learning to know what you think, feel, need, and want and then expressing it in a non-defensive way is great. Next your words and nonverbal messages need to be congruent.
Some topics that will be discussed in this paper will be how an individual can apply the top three critical thinking skills at work, school, and throughout everyday life. Also, the other items that will be explained is the meaning of each of these critical thinking skills. The top three critical thinking skills are to analyze, synthesize, and to evaluate. These skills are an important facet of everyday life and to know how to properly use them will help in the long run. Each of these skills build off each other and it would be good to know what these skills mean in their entirety.