Identify two to three scholarly resources, in addition to this Module’s readings, that evaluate the impact of leadership behaviors in creating healthy work environments.
Reflect on the leadership behaviors presented in the three resources that you selected for review.
Reflect on your results of the CliftonStrengths Assessment*, and consider how the results relate to your leadership traits.
Personal Leadership Philosophies
Develop and submit a personal leadership philosophy that reflects what you think are characteristics of a good leader. Use the scholarly resources on leadership you selected to support your philosophy statement. Your personal leadership philosophy should include the following:
Introduction/your personal leadership philosophy
A description of your core values.
A personal mission and vision statement.
An analysis of your CliftonStrengths Assessment summarizing the results of your profile
A description of two key behaviors that you wish to strengthen.
A development plan that explains how you plan to improve upon the two key behaviors you selected and an explanation of how you plan to achieve your personal vision. Be specific and provide examples.
Be sure to incorporate your colleagues’ feedback on your CliftonStrengths Assessment from this Module’s Discussion 2.
Introduction/Personal Leadership Philosophy:
As a leader, I believe that creating a healthy work environment is crucial for the success of any organization. A healthy work environment is one where employees feel respected, supported, and empowered. As a leader, it is my responsibility to create and maintain such an environment, where everyone can thrive and achieve their full potential.
My core values as a leader include integrity, empathy, collaboration, and continuous learning. I believe that a leader should be honest, trustworthy, and transparent in their actions and decisions. Empathy is essential to building strong relationships with team members and understanding their needs and concerns. Collaboration helps to promote creativity and innovation, leading to better outcomes. Continuous learning enables leaders to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies and to continuously improve themselves and their teams.
Personal Mission and Vision Statement:
My mission as a leader is to create a work environment where every employee feels valued and supported. My vision is to build a team that is highly motivated, engaged, and committed to achieving the organization’s goals.
According to my CliftonStrengths Assessment, my top five strengths are adaptability, empathy, harmony, developer, and positivity. These strengths reflect my ability to be flexible and open-minded, understand and connect with others, build consensus and create a positive work environment.
Two Key Behaviors to Strengthen:
Based on my assessment and feedback from colleagues, two key behaviors I wish to strengthen are assertiveness and delegation. While I value collaboration and harmony, I recognize that being assertive is essential to making difficult decisions and achieving goals. Delegation is also critical to achieving goals and promoting team members’ growth and development.
To improve my assertiveness, I plan to practice communicating more clearly and directly. I will set specific goals and deadlines and hold team members accountable for meeting them. I will also seek feedback from colleagues and mentors to help me improve my communication skills.
To improve my delegation skills, I plan to identify team members’ strengths and interests and assign tasks accordingly. I will provide clear instructions and expectations and offer support and guidance as needed. I will also delegate more tasks over time, gradually building team members’ confidence and capabilities.
As a leader, I am committed to creating a healthy work environment that fosters collaboration, innovation, and growth. By embracing my strengths and working to improve my weaknesses, I believe I can achieve my personal mission and vision and help my team reach their full potential.