Nursing Leadership Philosophy Essay

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I believe that leadership is not something that you are born with, but that has to be learned over time. You learn to become a leader from watching other leaders, and also from personal experience. People should become leaders; so that they can help others do their best. They should not become leaders for the title and power that may come with leadership. Being a leader does not mean you get to boss people around by telling them what to do. The purpose of a leader is to guide others by encouraging, showing them the way, and by challenging them to do the best that they can do. I learned leadership through personal experience. In high school I played sports and had many class projects to do. My senior year was the first time my school had a …show more content…
I think communication is one of his strengths.
Section 2: Self-Assessment
It is important to know you strengths and weakness in order to help better yourself, and also to know why you do things the way you do them. My number one strength was faith. This comes to no surprise. It says even if others do not share my same beliefs I am still respectful to them. Even if others do not have the same beliefs or values as mine I still respect theirs. I respect theirs because I want them to respect mine as well. The second one is integrity. I agree when it says that I do not like to be on a team that has slackers. The point of a team/group is to work together to get to the final goal together. My 3rd one is adaptability. I do like to plan things out. I do not get behind or overwhelmed. I also like planning because I like to know the things that I have to do and when to do them. My 4th is self-motivation. In this section it talks about how I am a strong person; I do not need my hand held. Also I understand that I need to make the best decisions in life. It says that I need clear feedback. I do not like “beating around the bush”; I want things to be said straight up. My 5th one is optimism. I look for the positive things in life and people. I like to use humor and good attitude to excite people, and I believe I do. I do not like to seeing people sad or having a hard time. My weakness is focus. I do not understand how focus is my weakness. I believe that I am

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