Each of the National Honor Society’s four pillars, character, scholarship, leadership, and service, are a part of what the students of NHS embody in who they are and how they act. Character is the sum of who a person is and how they act, be it good or bad. Attaining good character is very important because one’s character will seep out into all aspect of one’s life and permeate into the decisions they make. Scholarship represents the importance of education and learning. Through good grades, high test scores, and academic excellence one develops a love for lifelong learning. Leadership shows one can rise to the occasion and influence people in a positive way. Everybody can lead, whether it be in an official leadership position or by leading
5. Summary of your Key Leadership Strengths and Areas for Development My main leadership strengths reside in using a combination of several leadership styles. I use directive style when working on tight deadlines maintaining firm assertiveness, however, I deploy affiliative style in creating professional relationships that are necessary to work in teams.
Leaders possess different strengths that allow them to succeed in their career or life. The Clifton Strengths Finder Assessment helped identify my top strengths and how to lead with my strengths in order to further develop them. My top five strengths were competition, positivity, winning others over (WOO), harmony, and achiever. Based on the meaning of each strength, I related to all them, however, I was surprised by some of them.
I have the ability to build a foundation so that some can stand on their own, if they don’t become to dependent on me in the process. My strengths come from what I’m not, what I am trying to become, and what I will one day be. What makes me strong breaks me, reshapes me and allows me to stand up and keeping going. I am biases, I am anything but self-aware, but in that I am strong, I am organized, and I can withstand anyones chaos.and that is my biggest personal
1. Of the four domains of leadership strengths (see Table 3.2), which are your strongest? Describe how you could solicit support from followers to complement these areas of strength. My strongest strength is innovation. To complement my strength best I would want to pair up with an implementer and mediator to govern the execution of the work to be performed.
No one person is the same as another, we all interact, behave, think and feel differently, and I think this is what amazes me the most. One strength that is substantive to my career that I believe I have, is empathy. I have always had such an efficacious sense of empathy with the people around me.
“Strength is an attribute or quality of an individual that accounts for successful performance; it is the characteristics that are demonstrated when you perform at your best” (Northouse, 2015: 50). When people especially in leadership positions, are aware of their strengths and weaknesses, they can draw from their strengths and enhance it by utilizing their strengths, this applies to team members, co-workers and followers. Once a leader is able to identify their strengths and weaknesses, they are able to identify other people’s strengths and enable them to build on that instead of focusing on what they cannot do. “According to Northouse (2015: 50) strengths are positive features of ourselves that make us effective and help us
Another strength in my LinkedIn profile is my summary statement. My kind, compassionate and selfless attributes are particularly evident in my summary statement. It allows other people to understand how I use my goals and values to make my decisions about my volunteer and work experience. Therefore, all of these life experiences show that my character strengths are based on the way I have
When I took the Strengths Finders quiz, my five strengths were Strategic, Futuristic, Individualization, Competition, and Achiever. So, my initial reaction was that I wasn’t too surprised but it was interesting. Most of the results, I already knew about myself, but what stood out to me was, it was all true! As I’m reading the details of my results for my strengths, I’m Strategic person.
After reviewing my VIA and Gallup strength results, I noticed a contrast between collective and individualistic characteristics. For instance, my VIA strengths are as follows: Humor, forgiveness, Fairness, Bravery, and Curiosity. All of which, display my collective side. First, Humor, my top strength, presents itself in my inner desire to see those around me cheerful rather than upset.
If a person is not aware of our personal strengths, however, he does not always utilize them as fully as he could, and he potentially misses out on true fulfillment in his life and career. In this article, we will let you know how you can find your personal strength and a list of strengths so it could be easier
Strengths: As a student one of my strengths is organization. I can say I can keep my school materials and notebooks organized in a way that I and others can comprehend. The reason I can say I am organized is because, I have hardly ever had in the past or present any issues with trying to find homework or assignments because I always kept my materials for each class organized and in a place I could easily find. Another strength I have is social skills. I can believe that I communicate with others well in a group.
LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM SPORTS What is Leadership? Leadership is defined as the ability to influence a group towards the achievement of a vision or set of goals. The source of this influence may be formal, as happens by organizational hierarchy. However, this does not imply that every manager is a leader or only managers are leaders. The ability to influence and motivate an individual may arise in any non-formal structure as well.
Introduction Leadership is the art of empowering people around you to achieve a goal. As a leader I want to help others become leaders themselves. I firmly believe that by leading based on my values this will be accomplished. I have had many leadership influences throughout my career. Some of them showed me the way I wanted to someday lead and others showed me exactly how not to.