WHAT IS A LEADERA leader is a person who motivates people to carry out the mission and vision of any organization (Blankstein, 2004). Effective leaders have the qualities to mentor and inspire others.“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” -John Quincy Adams
PERSONAL STRENGTHSAccording to the StrengthsFinder 2.0 evaluation, my strengths are asfollow:LearnerRestorativeBeliefAchieverContext
STRENGTHS Learner Loves to learn Always drawn to the process of learning Want to continuously improve Restorative Adaptat dealing with problems Good at figuring out want is wrong and resolving it
STRENGTHS CONT’D Belief Have certain core values that are unchanging Has a defined purpose for their life Achiever Great deal of stamina Hard worker Has great satisfaction from being busy and productive
STRENGTHS CONT’D Context Enjoys thinking about the past Understands the present by researching its history
Each individual Learnerstrengthcompliments theothers. Context Restorative Belief Achieve
COMPETENCY TO LEAD Effective verbal and written communication skills Competent in classroom technology Versatile
PERSONAL LEADERHIP STYLE Democratic/People –oriented (Primary) Includesteam members in process Helps develop people skills Encourages creativity Autocratic (Secondary) Task oriented Micro-manage Rigid
CONCLUSIONMy personal strengths and my leadership styles will be effective in being a efficient leader/teacher mentor. My strengths will lead me to becoming a efficient and effective leader. It can help me build positive relationships and help me reach my goals and assist others in reaching their goals. My leadership styles will help in mentoring and inspiring others to develop their strengths and take on difficult task.Developing my strengths is only a small part of becoming an effective leader, I must also develop my weaknesses into possible strengths.
REFERENCES Blankstein, A. (2004). Failure is not an option. Corwin Press. Rath, T. (2007). Strengths finder 2.0. New York: Gallup Press.