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What are the characteristics of effective counseling?
Purpose
Flexibility
Respect
Communication
Support

1. Purpose: Clearly define the purpose of the counseling.
2. Flexibility: Fit the counseling style to the character of each subordinate and to the relationship desired.
3. Respect: View subordinates as unique, complex individuals, each with a distinct set of values, beliefs, and attitudes.
4. Communication: Establish open, two-way communication with subordinates using spoken language, nonverbal actions, gestures, and body language. Effective counselors listen more than they speak.
5. Support: Encourage subordinates through actions while guiding them through their problems.
What are the three approaches to counseling?
1. Directive
2. Non-directive
3. Combined
What are the three major categories of developmental counseling?
1. Event counseling
2. Performance counseling
3. Professional growth counseling
What are the 4 stages of the Counseling Process?
1. Identify the need for counseling.
2. Prepare for counseling.
3. Conduct counseling.
4. Follow up.
What is counseling?
Counseling is the process used by leaders to review with a subordinate the subordinate's demonstrated performance and potential.
How many human needs are there?
Four.
1. Physical
2. Social
3. Security
4. Higher (Religious)
What form is used for counseling?
DA Form 4856 E
What does FM 6-22 cover?
Army Leadership (Competent, Confident, and Agile)
What does FM 7-0 cover?
Training the Force
What does FM 7-1 cover?
Battle Focused Training
Define Leadership.
Leadership is INFLUENCING PEOPLE by providing PURPOSE, DIRECTION, and MOTIVATION while operating to ACCOMPLISH THE MISSION and IMPROVE THE ORGANIZATION.
What is purpose?
Purpose gives SUBORDINATES the REASON TO ACT in order to ACHIEVE A DESIRED OUTCOME.
What is direction?
Providing clear direction involves communicating how to accomplish a mission: prioritizing tasks, assigning responsibility for completion, and ensuring subordinates understand the standard.

Remember:
PRIORITIZE TASKS

ASSIGN RESPONSIBILITY

ENSURE STANDARD IS UNDERSTOOD
What is motivation?
Motivation supplies the WILL to do WHAT IS NECESSARY to ACCOMPLISH A MISSION.
Describe the "BE, KNOW, DO" motto.
BE- Values and Attributes that shape your character.

KNOW- Technical and People skills, overall competence as a Leader.

DO- Applying your skills, knowledge, and leadership capabilities.
What are the three principal ways that leaders can develop others through which they provide knowledge and feedback?
1. Counseling
2. Coaching
3. Mentoring
A leader's effectiveness is dramatically enhanced by understanding and developing what areas?
1. Military Bearing
2. Physical Fitness
3. Confidence
4. Resilience
What is military bearing?
Projecting a COMMANDING PRESENCE, a PROFESSIONAL IMAGE OF AUTHORITY.
What is physical fitness?
Having sound HEALTH, STRENGTH, and ENDURANCE, which sustain EMOTIONAL HEALTH and CONCEPTUAL ABILITIES under prolonged STRESS.
What is confidence?
Projecting self-confidence and certainty in the unit's ABILITY TO SUCCEED in whatever it does; able to demonstrate COMPOSURE and outward CALM through steady CONTROL OVER EMOTION..
What is resilience?
Showing a tendency to RECOVER QUICKLY from setbacks, SHOCK, INJURIES, ADVERSITY, and STRESS while MAINTAINING a MISSION and ORGANIZATIONAL FOCUS.
What are the three core domains that shape the critical learning experiences throughout Soldiers' and leaders' careers?
1. Institutional training.
2. Training, education, and job experience gained during operational assignments.
3. Self-development.
What are the three levels of leadership?
1. Direct - Direct leadership is face-to-face, first-line leadership.
2. Organizational - Organizational leaders influence several hundred to several thousand people. They do this indirectly, generally through more levels of subordinates than do direct leaders.
3. Strategic - Strategic leaders include military and DA civilian leaders at the major command through Department of Defense levels. Strategic leaders are responsible for large organizations and influence several thousand to hundreds of thousands of people.
What are the attributes of an Army leader?
1. A leader of CHARACTER.
2. A leader with PRESENCE.
3. A leader with INTELLECTUAL CAPACITY.
What are the core leader competencies?
1. Lead your soldiers effectively
2. Develop your soldiers through training, mentoring, and counseling
3. Achieve effective and successful leadership