Discuss about the Leadership Skills and Affect of Human Behaviour.
Leadership skills plays major role in the leadership style and quality of a person (Northouse, 2015). In order to operate any organization, it is important for a person to possess some key skills that can work as his strength to perform his role and responsibility in an appropriate manner (Nahavandi, 2016). The following article has concentrated on my leadership skills. The article is based on self-assessment. It has highlighted various aspects of human nature that play crucial role in shaping up their behaviour and attitude. It has discussed about the affect of human behaviour on the relationships and work performance.
According to me, I am not an extrovert. At the same time, I have the capabilities to raise my voice against any unlawful practice. I face difficulties while sharing my viewpoint in front of many people, but I feel comfortable with my near and dear ones. Although, I take some time to open up with other members of a team, but I am able to communicate with everyone. Moreover, having good listening skill is necessary for leadership ability development (Antonakis 2017). I allow people to speak first and try to understand their point of view. It helps me to observe the mindset of the others and helps to take efficient decisions as well. I think I have enough patience to overcome and hurdles. I do not give up easily. This quality has helped me to overcome many challenges in my life. During my childhood, I was severely sick during my final exam of my school. My physician did not allow me to take preparation for the exam. However, keeping hope high always even in critical situation is needed in leadership (Bolman & Deal 2017). I did not lose hope and decided to take preparation for the exam. At last, I scored good marks in exam by my determination. I believe determination, hard work is the key for success, and I am always ready to work hard to achieve my desired goal. As stated by Fairhurst & Connaughton (2014), leadership skills also a test of personality and emotional development of a person. However, sometime I face several issues due to my temperament, but I try to keep calm as long as possible and try to resolve issues without losing my nerves.
My Perception vs. Others Perception:
Other person’s perception about me with whom I have discussed about my perception is not highly different from my perception. I have shared my perception about myself with childhood friend. He also possesses same view about my personality like me. He also thinks that my patience level is high and do not give up easily without trying. Perception in leadership is about interpreting the experiences as one sees an incident (Goleman, Boyatzis & McKee, 2013). According to him, I face some issues to interact with any person for the first time, but it becomes easy for me with time, which leads me to face many difficulties sometime. While working within a new team, new employees often hesitate to start any conversation with teammates and team leaders as well, however it is significant to understand the perception (Renko et al. 2015). Eventually, they become my friends and I share my opinion and feelings with them freely. He believes, I should work on my communication skills to interact with new people around me, as it will enhance my confident level and it will motivate me to participate in conversation with strangers. On the other hand, according to my friend, I must maintain my patience level, as it will be helpful to manage any team or any organization. As opined by Ward (2016), having the right perception is important and it shows the leadership skills. He believes that leaders must have patience to deal with various people who belong to different background and different culture. Thus, according to him, I am able to listen to other people and convince them according to my point of view, which helps me to connect with people. He thinks it works as my major strength that can support my leadership qualities. In understanding the honesty and commitment of a person are qualities of leadership (Tourish 2014). He also shares same thought with me that it is not difficult for me to convert my thought into words but I face obstacles to share my thought in front of strangers. Thus, ha has suggested me to practice these things to overcome any future obstacles.
The Impact of My Style on My Relation:
It is often evident that human’s nature put significant impact on his or her working style and his or her relationship with people surrounded by him. In this scenario, my style of working also affects the people around me. They often influenced by my patience level and hard working capabilities. Positive attitude and creativity are important for an employee (Strom, Sears & Kelly 2014). While working as a team, it is important to for every team to observe the best qualities of each other and adopt those qualities. My teammates often get motivated to work as a team to achieve the common goal. Eventually, it puts remarkable impact on the performance of our team as well. However, it is often told to me that I need to be vocal in front of strangers as well and I shall not feel uncomfortable while sharing my views. Being a good listener, I have the capabilities to build a strong bonding with people around me. Thus, it plays major role while working within a team. I share a healthy bonding with my teammates and other people around me. My fellow workers often appreciate me for raising voice against any unlawful practices. It helps me to gain trust of my teammates and relatives. They believe in me and feel free to share their issues and challenges from which they are suffering. It strengthens the bonding between my co-workers and me. As I always try to cooperate with my teammates and support them to perform, which helps me to earn reputation in my group. On the other hand, as I try my level best to support to my relatives, friends and close ones to overcome many hindrances, they always expect me to by their side and I always receive many appreciation, love and care from my close ones which plays major role to boost up my motivation. According to my relatives, I have all the potential to overcome major challenges, which helps me to gain appreciation and trust from my close ones and fellow workers.
In order to lessen my weaknesses, I need to focus on my strengths. I believe, it is not enough to discuss about the flaws. To overcome those flaws one must concentrate on own strength and try to enhance it. It will be beneficial to resolve many issues.
To overcome weakness of communication with strangers, I must practice communicating with other people and must socialize often. It will be beneficial to increase the communication skills. I must participate in the group discussion and discuss about various issues with new people often. My listening skills will work in this field. I can communicate and involve in the discussion and influence people by my skill. My hardworking skill will never allow me to give up. Thus, it will be helpful to enhance my skills to share my opinion in front of others.
My leadership skills and plan can be used in my workplace to guide my team towards the right path. I can motivate them to work as a team to achieve the organizational goal.
As per the discussion, it can be stated that communication plays major role in the leadership skills. Thus, one needs to enhance this skill to become an effective and efficient leader. Along with communication, one must focus on other skills as well, such as- hard work, patience and so on.
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