Mission Statement and Personal Philosophy Shannon Girnun 12Q Personal Philosophy My personal philosophy of life is to be kind, generous, helpful and honest. I strive as much as I can to be like this and go by the saying if I want other people to be nice to me I must be nice back, “ what goes around comes around”. I believe that life is about growing, whether it be physically or mentally, by doing this we continually learn more and more about ourselves, who we are and what we are about. Life can be scary and life can be full of hardships but, I believe that in order to succeed in life you must see hardships and bad times as just another obstacle or challenge to get through and I try see things in as much of a positive manner as possible. Quotes such as “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light” , “Change your thoughts and change your world” and “Believe you can and you’re halfway there” all inspire me and keep me in a positive frame of mind as well as the words and meanings from these quotes match up with many of my beliefs.
After all, he is taking on bigger and more varied projects and is responsible for more and more people. Inspiring and motivating others is an important feature. Because when people look up to you and believe in you then they only are more likely to follow you. Displaying high integrity and honesty towards your team and the organization is very essential. If you work hard and apply yourself then the truth is all you need.
Like its name, transformational leadership is about transforming and making an impact on an issue or person (Spahr, 2013). This theory assumes that the leaders can influence followers to accomplish more than what is needed for the good of the company. The leaders influence followers by their values, goals, emotions, ethics and standards. Unlike transactional leadership which promises rewards to achieve desired performance, transformational leadership motivates and inspires followers to solve any
would fit ideally and would not fall short of leader standards. He devoted his whole life elucidating his principles which are ‘Freedom, Justice and liberty’ of all citizens and equality among them. According to his speech I HAVE A DREAM, king was never going to give up his rights and cope with the situation, showing pure determination and commitment as a true leader would. Strong heart-moving words that definitely denote his enthusiasm inspires all listeners. Creativity was clearly displayed when he promoted nonviolence and passive resistance knowing that they are not the most efficient way.
When being a leader it is important to work with you team to build trust and to better yourself. Picking those on your team should be a thought out process. When you spend more time in picking team members it will have a greater effect. While it may be a long tiring process, it is better to have people who are qualified and are going to work. When you do this you don’t have people that are coming and going and end up costing you more.When you have a team that you count on as much as you count on them you should let them be aware of when you appreciate the work they’re doing.
The Concept of the servant leadership was redefined by Robert K. Greenleaf in 1970. He is known to have coined the word “Servant Leadership” that transformed the way traditional leadership model are perceived. According to Green Leaf the whole concept of leadership should be born from the desire to serve. Green Leaf defined a servant leader as one who is a servant first. He went forwarder to advocate the need for a new way of leading, that ensures the priority is on serving the people, be it employees, customers, citizens or community.
Spirituality can be defined differently by people but one thing that is common is how developing spirituality can help in dealing with challenges that make them a better person (Wilner, J. 2014). But how does it help? Is it enough to simply believe in a more powerful force? Milam P. (2014) says that spirituality can assist the public to take on healthier lifestyle
EDUCATION FOR ALL ‘’Education is essential for everyone. It is the level of education that helps people earn respect and recognition. In my opinion, it is indispensable part of our life both personally and socially. However, the unequal standard of education is still a major problem that needs to be solved.’’ To what extent is education a socially transformative process? The system set at schools influences the kind of outlook on life and that really effects how people try to develop socially for example self-esteem, how they deal with problems.
I don’t want anyone feeling the way I felt when she was lead. These are the few reasons why openness and willingness to change, sense of identity, authenticity and honesty and acceptance of one's power is a big part of being an effective helper. I feel all of the characteristics in this chapter sum up an effective helper but I feel that these three are the most important. As you can see my personal experience has brought me a long way and I feel it will continue to bring me further. I will use my knowledge from my past to help strengthen myself of being an effective helping